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2013-10-08 23:20:59

Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. The program will provide students attending Terrell Wells Middle School with hands on instruction in science, technology, engineering, and...

2013-10-07 23:27:16

STEM Central combines social tools with user-generated links to create a storehouse of reliable resources that are “reviewed, rated, and ready-to-use.” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Today Sally Ride Science announced the launch of STEM Central, a free web resource for educators and students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and careers. STEM Central offers thousands of links to articles, videos, maps, animations, and other media...

2013-10-03 23:24:13

More than one thousand middle school girls, parents, educators to attend Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University in effort to ignite interest in STEM studies, careers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Middle school girls from across the Houston area will be attending the Sally Ride Science Festival presented by ExxonMobil at Rice University on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event was founded by the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, and carries on her work to fuel...

2013-09-27 23:24:48

OMGstorage.com participated in several family events with the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, where OMGStorage.com hosted an activity to help girls develop spatial reasoning skills. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 OMGstorage.com participated at two Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida Family events: September 7 in Miami Lakes and September 21 on Scout Key in the Florida Keys. The Box in a Box activity hosted by OMGstorage.com was a hit among girls, boys and adults alike. The...

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...

2013-09-23 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...


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