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ESERO Greece takes off to boost STEM education in school

ESERO Greece is part of the ESERO network, ESA’s flagship project in support of school education in Europe. The project uses the inspirational power of space, and the immense wealth of knowledge and competences generated by it, to boost the teaching and learning of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines at large.
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Webinar Wednesday - Influencers and the Influenced: engaging online with purpose

Exploring the new reality of the confluence of social media, population health, virtual care, and truth. . She has over 7 years of experience in the Health Informatics industry and has worked on projects ranging from home health monitoring to electronic medical record data migrations, and more recently the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in British Columbia. Additionally, Naima has a strong passion for networking and building strong relationships. Currently, at Gevity, she co-leads their social media platforms and is curious about how social media affects our day-to-day life. In her personal life, she is an avid foodie and enjoys lots of outdoor time.
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Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference announces scholarship program

BEMIDJI -- The Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference announced the launch of its new NMRC Scholarship Program in partnership with Enbridge Energy through the Rural Robotics Equity Endeavor Initiative, or "R2E2." Designed to inspire and nurture rural-residing students interested in STEM, the program will provide scholarships to students actively involved in...
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Kennett, Oxford HS students complete STEM summer internships

Fourteen Kennett and Oxford Area high school students completed an eight-week paid STEM internship in summer 2021. The Teens Turning Green internship program, hosted by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County, is open to high school students who have a passion for the environment and love being outdoors. “I...

MSU GATE Summer Programs 2022

MSU GATE summer programs info 2022. Michigan State University Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) summer programs are located on Michigan State University’s campus, in East Lansing, MI. GATE offers 4 SUMMER PROGRAMS geared towards academically gifted students in elementary, middle, and high school. The programs are for students currently in grades 3-11. Participating students work side-by-side with MSU students, faculty, and professionals to advance their interest and knowledge in specific fields of study.

5 Must-Read Books that Will Transform Your Life

For many people, the Covid-19 pandemic won’t be thought of as merely the prompting of a global health crisis. Instead, they’ll view it as a time of reflection, a time to rethink their purpose and meaning. In other words, a time of transformation. And few things are as helpful during seasons of crisis as digging through a stack of must-read books.

Otoe County Extension Educator focused on local community

Deb Weitzenkamp started as the Otoe County Extension Educator last March and, although she has been in the extension for many years, is happy to be able to focus her work within the local community. Weitzenkamp said that as an extension educator, the goal of Nebraska Extension is to bring...

Cultivating America’s STEM Talent Must Begin at Home

Only with collective commitment, effort, and focus can the country educate and develop the “missing millions” needed to push the frontiers of knowledge, keep our nation safe, and power the innovation economy. For over seven decades, US leadership in science and engineering (S&E) has fueled the nation’s economic prosperity and...

Why female empowerment is the solution to a shortage of STEM workers

While the percentage of women in STEM jobs is increasing, it’s still lower than we’d like. In engineering, women make up only 10% of the workforce and only 16% of IT professionals. While increasing the number of women in STEM is important for equality, it will also help the sector...
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Agencies, EKU launch STEM program scholarships in honor of Carol Barr

The American Heart Association (AHA) along with U.S. Sixth District Representative Andy Barr and Eastern Kentucky University President David McFaddin announced the launch of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarships at EKU which will benefit female high school students in Central and Eastern Kentucky. To help female students pursue...

Early Biases Regarding Girls and STEM Result in Lifelong Inequalities

Girls are stereotyped as the "good students," both in their obedient behavior in class and their grades. Once girls internalize this bias that math is for boys, they pull their academic selves away from math and toward languages. Girls are in a double bind in which they are perceived (and...

Career-based classes keep students more engaged

Career technical education courses are linked to higher rates of school engagement for high schoolers from low-income backgrounds. Maskot/Getty Images. The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea. Taking a STEM-related career and technical education course in high school makes low-income students more engaged...

DOD's Chief Data Officer Encourages Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Attracting young people to embrace education in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — and sparking their interest in STEM careers is critical to keeping the nation first in technology, DOD’s chief data officer said recently. David Spirk took this message to Mitchell Elementary School in Tampa, Florida,...

American Heart Association launches new STEM program

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – The American Heart Association launched Monday a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program for female students in parts of Central and Eastern Kentucky. “As cardiovascular disease continues to be the number one killer of women, ensuring more women are at the forefront of developing...

Woman inspires girls to pursue STEM careers

CARRBORO, N.C. — Despite making up nearly half of the American workforce, women are still vastly underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) industries. What You Need To Know. Women are severely underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) industries, according to U.S. census data. Rida Bayraktar leads...