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Kathy Chen Takes the Helm at STEM Education Center - WPI News

September 14, 2017 - 9:04am

WPI News

Kathy Chen Takes the Helm at STEM Education Center
WPI News
Kathy Chen, new executive director of the STEM Education Center, is excited about taking the leap from being a faculty member at a large, public polytechnic university in California for nearly 20 years to heading WPI's PreK-12 STEM educator hub on campus.

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The fourth annual Flight Night gala is raising money for STEM fields ... - kjrh.com

September 14, 2017 - 7:42am

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The fourth annual Flight Night gala is raising money for STEM fields ...
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TULSA, Okla. - The fourth annual Flight Night fundraiser in Tulsa is taking place at the Jones Riverside Airport this Thursday at 5:30 p.m.. Organizers say the ...

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Plan to create STEM-focused school in L.A. County deserves support - The Daily Breeze

September 14, 2017 - 3:50am

The Daily Breeze

Plan to create STEM-focused school in L.A. County deserves support
The Daily Breeze
Despite the objections of the state's education establishment, low-income and underrepresented students in Los Angeles County stand to benefit from an ...
A state-sponsored STEM school for L.A.'s poorest kids is a slap in ...Los Angeles Times

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Renowned Idaho science teachers earn INDEEDS awards - Ontario Argus Observer

September 14, 2017 - 1:03am

Ontario Argus Observer

Renowned Idaho science teachers earn INDEEDS awards
Ontario Argus Observer
“They care deeply about their students, find creative ways to engage them in STEM education, and work tirelessly to ensure their classes have the tools and opportunities they need to explore subjects that are essential to building the workforce Idaho ...

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ASU continues to push women to pursue STEM majors - The State Press

September 13, 2017 - 11:21pm

The State Press

ASU continues to push women to pursue STEM majors
The State Press
The University continues to encourage more women to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees as part of its broader diversity programs. “The University works hard to close the gender gap in STEM education by proactively ...

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ECU College of Education awarded grant for STEM education - WNCT

September 13, 2017 - 7:18pm

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ECU College of Education awarded grant for STEM education
WNCT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – ECU's College of Education was recently awarded nearly $600,000 to improve undergraduate STEM education. With the help of the Mursion, a virtual teaching program, Project Intersect will help train students to teach in math or ...

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Plan to create STEM-focused school in LA County deserves support - The Pasadena Star-News

September 13, 2017 - 4:43pm

The Pasadena Star-News

Plan to create STEM-focused school in LA County deserves support
The Pasadena Star-News
Despite the objections of the state's education establishment, low-income and underrepresented students in Los Angeles County stand to benefit from an innovative proposal to create a state-sponsored science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) ...
Here's a way to add diversity to sciences in CaliforniaSacramento Bee

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Something Everyone Can Agree On: A Look at Another Big STEM Diversity Gift - Inside Philanthropy

September 13, 2017 - 3:59pm

Inside Philanthropy

Something Everyone Can Agree On: A Look at Another Big STEM Diversity Gift
Inside Philanthropy
Both the Virgina Tech and George Washington gifts share the Clark family's overarching "holistic" vision of a STEM education. Clark built his Clark Construction Group into one of the nation's leading construction companies, so his heirs understand that ...

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Winners Announced For National STEM Education Twitter Contest - The Chattanoogan

September 13, 2017 - 2:01pm

Winners Announced For National STEM Education Twitter Contest
The Chattanoogan
Twitter responses highlighted some of the quintessential elements of STEM education. Schools tweeted about using green screen technology, 3Dprinters, Arduino, drones and much more as they competed to win a 3D printer from Chattanooga-based ...

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State Strategizes STEM Teacher Growth - Inside INdiana Business

September 13, 2017 - 10:04am

Inside INdiana Business

State Strategizes STEM Teacher Growth
Inside INdiana Business
Indiana education leaders acknowledge the state's teacher shortage, and the vacancies are perhaps even more acute in STEM classrooms, says Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. She notes that growing the number of STEM ...

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WAPS to add STEM at all schools - Winona Post

September 13, 2017 - 9:51am

WAPS to add STEM at all schools
Winona Post
It's important to keep the 'why' at the forefront of the conversation as we integrate STEM districtwide,” Halvorsen said. STEM education, she told the board, is good for all students. “STEM education helps prepare students for their future,” Halvorsen ...

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Springmill Elementary becomes 1 of only 44 STEM schools in Ohio - Richland Source

September 13, 2017 - 9:34am

Richland Source

Springmill Elementary becomes 1 of only 44 STEM schools in Ohio
Richland Source
First-graders display the Ohio Department of Education banner recognizing Springmill STEM Elementary as a state-designated STEM school. Standing from left are Principal David Gilbert, Superintendent Brian Garverick, teacher Raymel Early, Lisa Woods of ...

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Former Clay educator selected for national STEM leadership program - Florida Times-Union

September 12, 2017 - 9:03pm

Florida Times-Union

Former Clay educator selected for national STEM leadership program
Florida Times-Union
The program is a new and unique leadership development experience intended to empower and provide people with skills to shape the future of STEM education nationwide. She is among 20 fellows from throughout the United States selected to participate in ...

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Gill Foundation drops $400000 on STEM labs for every elementary school in Englewood - The Denver Post

September 12, 2017 - 6:23pm

The Denver Post

Gill Foundation drops $400000 on STEM labs for every elementary school in Englewood
The Denver Post
The foundation, which is a national leader in funding for LGBT causes, chose Englewood Schools as its first recipient of STEM program educational grants in schools. The funding supports one of the foundation's four priorities: equal treatment for all ...

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STEM Action Center to honor innovative teachers - Idaho EdNews

September 12, 2017 - 4:53pm

Idaho EdNews

STEM Action Center to honor innovative teachers
Idaho EdNews
Dirk Kempthorne and is awarded to teachers who forge alliances between students, Idaho businesses and STEM education advocates. “Paula and Jason make huge impacts on students — and colleagues — every day,” said Angela Hemingway, the ...

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New STEM education program to increase participation for Hispanic students - Nevada Today

September 12, 2017 - 3:26pm

Nevada Today

New STEM education program to increase participation for Hispanic students
Nevada Today
Liquid handling stations in the Hamilton Company lab at the biochemistry section of the University of Nevada, Reno's Howard Medical Sciences Building and has been integrated into the undergraduate curriculum with robotic innovations and access to ...

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St. Michael School Receives Governor's Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in STEM Education: Community Voices - cleveland.com

September 12, 2017 - 12:22pm

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St. Michael School Receives Governor's Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in STEM Education: Community Voices
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The Ohio Academy of Science defines STEM education as both the mastery and integration of science technology, engineering, and mathematics for all PK-12 students. It incorporates scientific inquiry and technological design through student-focused, ...

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Alameda: Girls attend AAUW camp emphasizing STEM education - East Bay Times

September 12, 2017 - 9:45am

East Bay Times

Alameda: Girls attend AAUW camp emphasizing STEM education
East Bay Times
Five Alameda seventh-grade girls were chosen for this year's American Association of University Women (AAUW) California branch Tech Trek summer camp.

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As 'Space City' Rebounds, Houston's STEM Education Should Take Flight - Space.com

September 12, 2017 - 7:50am

Space.com

As 'Space City' Rebounds, Houston's STEM Education Should Take Flight
Space.com
Carie Lemack is co-founder and CEO of DreamUp, "the first company to bring space into classrooms and classrooms into space." A former national security policy expert/advocate and producer of an Academy Award-nominated film, Lemack is a proud alumna ...

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Southern Research expands STEM program with key hire - Birmingham Business Journal

September 11, 2017 - 8:53pm

Birmingham Business Journal

Southern Research expands STEM program with key hire
Birmingham Business Journal
Southern Research, has announced, that they plan to expand the scope of their educational outreach efforts. Kathryn Andrea Lanier joins Southern Research as its first STEM education outreach director. Lanier will intend to design programs that will ...

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