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MWM’s #BeyondTheBuzzChat Heads Back To School This Thursday, September 12th!

Million Women Mentors is continuing its Twitter Chat Series, #BeyondTheBuzzChat., on September 12th at 3PM ET right as students head back to school, which will be the focus of this time around! #BeyondTheBuzzChat is part of MWM’s broader Beyond The Buzzword campaign, which seeks to move beyond sideline support for STEM’s many buzzwords, and show what it takes to …

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UL and North American Association for Environmental Education Announce 2019 UL Innovative Education Award Winners

Six Non-Profit Organizations Honored for Youth Environmental Education STEM Programs NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WASHINGTON, July 31, 2019 (PRNewswire) | Marking the fifth year of the UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and partner North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) today announced the 2019 winners for excellence in environmental education. To celebrate UL’s 125thanniversary this year, six non-profit organizations were selected as …

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Broncos score with STEM Day on The Blue

By Dr. Angela Hemingway, Executive Director, Idaho STEM Action Center Roughly one in four Boise State University student-athletes are STEM majors, so the Broncos teamed up with the Idaho STEM Action Center and Idaho National Laboratory (the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy R&D) last month to host STEM Day on The Blue. About 40 …

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Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Announce Ignite Innovation Student Challenge Winners

Press Release from TCS on PRNewswire California Elementary School Student Awarded $10,000 and Mentorship Opportunity in New Computational Thinking Competition SILVER SPRING, Md. and NEW YORK, May 24, 2019 | Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, …

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3M Seeks Non-Profit Partner for its STEM Equity Program

3M has issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) seeking a non-profit partner to support its STEM Equity program that helps advance equitable outcomes in STEM and Skilled Trades for underrepresented and under-resourced middle school students. 3M has a longstanding commitment to education and developing tomorrow’s workforce through strategic investments in STEM and skilled trades and through …

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2019 Delaware Pathways Conference Shines The Spotlight On Students

Monday, April 8th, hundreds of employers, educators, school administrators, school counselors, parents and guardians, community-based organizations, legislators and policy makers came together in Dover, Delaware, to learn more about the steps the state is collectively taking to prepare all youth for career success. The 5th Annual Delaware Pathways Conference allowed students currently enrolled in a …

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littleBits, The Walt Disney Company and UC Davis Launch Snap the Gap, an Ambitious Program to Close the Gender Gap in STEM

littleBits, the educational technology company that is reinventing the way kids learn, today announced a program in collaboration with media giant The Walt Disney Company that aims to close the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) starting at the point of highest leverage: 10-year-old girls. Participants in the program will receive a …

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Milliman announces $750,000 gift to The Actuarial Foundation’s Math Motivators program

In February of 2019, global consulting and actuarial firm Milliman Inc. announced that it had donated a three-year, $750,000 gift to support The Actuarial Foundation‘s Math Motivators tutoring program, raised entirely by donations from employees and alumni through the Milliman Giving Fund. The Actuarial Foundation’s Math Motivator program provides free math tutoring to high students who either do …

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Apply Now for the Regeneron STEM Teaching Fellowships

  The STEM Leadership Center, in collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, the Teachers College of Columbia University and U.S Satellite Laboratory are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Regeneron STEM Teaching Fellowships. The Fellowship is a grassroots education initiative that addresses the need to train secondary science teachers in STEM teaching methods, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and …

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Centering science education around investigation and design: A Q&A with National Academies & Amgen Foundation

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]In November of 2018, the National Academies of Sciences Engineering & Medicine released a new report that found centering science instruction around investigation and design can improve learning in middle and high schools and help students make sense of phenomena in the world around them. The study, sponsored by the Amgen …

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