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Meet 3M’s Corporate Scientist, Jayshree Seth (Part 2)

Dr. Jayshree Seth is a Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Jayshree has worked at 3M now for over 27 years and she holds 68 patents for a wide variety of innovations. In this interview series, Jayshree shares her experience with 3M, her affinity for science and more. Can you tell us more …

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Meet 3M’s Corporate Scientist, Jayshree Seth (Part 1)

Your title says you are 3M’s Chief Science Advocate.  What is that and how did you get that role?  How do you help the company advocate for science? My official title is Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate. As a Corporate Scientist at 3M, I currently lead Applied Technology Development projects for our Industrial Adhesives …

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#BeyondTheBuzzChat Twitter Chat Recap: National Hire a Veteran Day

On July 23,  STEMconnector hosted a Twitter Chat to celebrate National Hire a Veteran Day. The Twitter Chat was centered around hiring veterans for National Hire-A-Veteran Day, which is on Saturday, July 25th. National Hire a Veteran Day encourages employers to consider Veterans in their employment strategies. In conjunction with our Twitter Chat, we released …

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#BeyondTheBuzzChat Twitter Chat Recap: Summer STEM Learning Resources

On June 25, along with a few of its industry partners and clients, STEMconnector conducted a Twitter Chat focused on Summer STEM learning resources. The Twitter Chat highlighted high quality STEM resources to support summer learning for students and teachers during COVID-19. Participants shared some of their resources that they have put together for students …

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High Dosage, High Impact: Skills Based Volunteering in a Virtual World with the Illinois Science and Technology Institute

*This Blog was guest-written by Sarah Perret-Goluboff of the Illinois Science and Technology Institute.  As the pandemic restructures every aspect of life, educators are turning to new resources to create authentic experiences and connections for their students in the coming academic year. While schools settle into a new normal, volunteers across the country are stepping …

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#SHUTDOWNSTEM: A Day of Focus on Education & Discussion to Support Black Lives

Today on Wednesday, June 10, STEMconnector joins #ShutDownSTEM and #ShutDownAcademia. Today we will take time to focus on what we can do better, and plan how we can continue to play a bigger part in eradicating anti-Black racism in academia and the STEM fields.  #ShutDownSTEM is an initiative from a multi-identity, intersectional coalition of STEM professionals and …

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Tallo and Boeing Honor High School Seniors with STEM Signing Days

This blog post was guest written by our partners from Tallo. Scientists are becoming the rising heroes of our time, so why should college athletes have all the fun? That is exactly what Tallo was thinking, when we partnered with Boeing to create STEM Signing Day to honor high school seniors who are pursuing a …

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STEMconnector Supports Diversity & Inclusion

“The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction.” -Eckhart Tolle We are proud that STEMconnector’s chief mission has always been to create a diverse and inclusive workforce which empowers people from all walks of life to change the world for the better. We have drawn …

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American Heart Association: Celebrating the Future of Science Virtually during COVID Crisis

This blog post was guest written by our partners from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s annual Advancing Sciences event brings high school students out of the classroom and into an environment where they can experience hands-on learning with leading science, med-tech, and engineering professionals from across Minnesota. The day consists of small …

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Contextualizing STEM in the Real World and Redefining Failure

Students learn fire dynamics from Dan Madrzykowski, Ph.D., Research Director for the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) Middle school is a time of social, emotional, physical and learning transitions. In order to keep students engaged, we must demonstrate to students that the material they are learning is both relevant to their immediate lives and …

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