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2013-09-27 23:20:41

Unusual partnership brings together two very different institutions to see if hands-on, interactive approach can boost leadership skills, minority student retention in engineering. Needham, Mass. and El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Olin College of Engineering have entered into a groundbreaking multi-year partnership to explore whether hands-on, interactive learning approaches such as those in use at Olin can boost leadership skills...

2013-09-26 08:26:21

Tata Consultancy Services Reveals Key Cross-Sector STEM Insights as 'Voice of Corporate America' WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the results of its mapping analysis of STEMconnector®'s recent '100 CEO Leaders in STEM' publication, a first-of-its-kind survey of 100 American CEOs reflecting the corporate voice of America on important STEM issues....

2013-09-23 23:02:20

Sheryle Bolton joins industry leaders from Cisco, Accenture, AAUW, and STEMconnector in panel on “Best Practices in STEM Skills” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton will join other business and policy leaders for the 2013 STEM Council Meeting in Washington D.C., where they will discuss and present best practices in STEM education, with a focus on STEM careers. In addition to panel discussions such as Best...

2013-09-18 12:50:00

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics innovators to exhibit at event sponsored by Congressman Frank Wolf and the National Science Foundation September 27-28. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics--the so-called STEM fields--are the foremost drivers of American competitiveness in an increasingly global economy. Research shows that more than half of U.S. economic growth during the last 50 years has resulted from improved productivity brought about by STEM-led...

2013-09-17 23:19:58

One-day training in Colorado Springs to help equip educators to boost science teaching and student achievement. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person training to educators at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO, on Saturday, September 21, 2013. This professional development event—called "Igniting Student Interest in STEM"—will help improve how educators increase student...

2013-09-16 23:23:22

Press invited to tour shark research ship and hear OCEARCH Founding Chairman and Expedition Leader Chris Fischer share with students how STEM learning can be fun. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 OCEARCH is helping to make Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education more compelling to students with a new curriculum being unveiled the morning of September 18 in Washington, D.C. The research data generated by OCEARCH delivers STEM learning tools to students that...

2013-09-16 08:31:50

Discussion hits on the convergence of policy, advocacy and business collaboration to assess and present solutions for STEM workforce gap issues WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the key issues and potential solutions to address STEM workforce issues, following the 'Computer Science Executive Round Table on Education & Careers in the US', that...

2013-09-12 23:18:09

Washington D.C. Event to Encourage Investment in STEM Education Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Leesa Hubbard, a Sally Ride Science Teacher-in-Residence, will be a keynote speaker at the 13th Annual STEM Education Conference hosted by the Triangle Coalition for STEM Education in Washington D.C., September 11-13. A teacher in Wilson County, Tennessee, Ms. Hubbard provides an educator’s perspective on the varied STEM education products, programs, and services designed by Sally...

2013-09-09 23:02:14

Sheryle Bolton urges State Board of Education to adopt new standards, offering “more explicit connections between learning in a classroom and what lies beyond school.” Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the California State Board of Education unanimously approved adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, as recommended by the California Department of Education. Presenting at the meeting was Sally Ride...

2013-08-14 23:04:08

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular Sally Ride Science Academy brought to you by ExxonMobil, the online academy will deliver convenient access to...