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Mediaplanet Teams up with Letitia Wright, Abigail Harrison and More to Launch STEM and Education Technology Campaign

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The Mediaplanet STEM and Education Technology campaign, found within USA TODAY and online, helps shed light on the importance of investing in STEM education in and outside of the classroom. NEW YORK (PRWEB) JUNE 15, 2018 | Ahead of several key education conferences this summer, Mediaplanet today announces the launch of its June edition of “STEM and Education Technology.” This campaign …


4th Annual Delaware STEM Symposium & STEM Educator Awards Showcase the State’s Biggest Job Opportunities: Agriculture, Healthcare, & IT

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The Fourth Annual STEM Symposium and STEM Educator Awards took place on May 2, 2018, in Dover, Delaware. For the first time, Delaware State University in Kent County hosted the program, making the event accessible to people statewide. The Symposium and Awards were generously supported by Ashland, DuPont, Christiana Care, Air Liquide, ILC Dover, Cengage Learning, DFSME, and Delaware State …


Honeywell Sends 224 Teachers To Space Camp To Accelerate The Next Level Of STEM Teaching

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This is a press release from Honeywell  MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., June 12, 2018 (PRNewswire) | Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has selected 224 teachers from 35 countries and 45 U.S. states and territories to attend the annual Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA) program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Ala. The teachers will participate in several science, technology, engineering, and math inspired activities during one of the two …


The State of STEM Report: A Comprehensive View of the STEM Ecosystem, with Recommendations for Where Collaborations Should Focus Future Investments

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Over the last 20 years, the perceived ‘gap in STEM-ready workers’ has been a focus area for employers, educators, job-seekers, students, and more. Despite this, there is still dissonance about the nature and scope of the STEM talent gap. STEMconnector has set out to understand this lack of consensus, building on other foundational research, while laying out a new, comprehensive …


New Report from Burning Glass and Strada Finds Most College Grads Who Start Out Underemployed, Stay There

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Women are more likely than men to be underemployed in first job with lasting consequences, according to report by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies BOSTON, May 23, 2018 (PRNewswire) | College graduates who are underemployed in their first job are likely to still be underemployed up to 10 years later, and women are more likely to …


Troy High School And Solon Middle School Teams Crowned Champions At 34th Annual Science Olympiad National Tournament

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May 20, 2018 — FORT COLLINS, Colorado | Student teams from Troy High School in Fullerton, California, and Solon Middle School in Solon, Ohio, took top honors at the 34th Annual Science Olympiad National Tournament at Colorado State University on Saturday, May 19, 2018. “We are proud of the achievements of these winning teams and know their schools and communities will …


STEMconnector Releases Long-Anticipated State of STEM Report, Examines Underlying Causes of STEM Talent Gap and Provides a Path Forward

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 18, 2018 | STEMconnector released new research on the forces and factors that underlie the STEM talent gap, providing direction for further investment by industry, higher education, government, and nonprofits to eliminate barriers to opportunity for individuals across the STEM talent pipeline. The first-of-its kind report, The State of STEM: Defining the Landscape to Determine High-Impact …


Sussex County STEM Alliance Presents Engineering Your Tomorrow

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On April 14, 2018, the Sussex County STEM Alliance (SCSA) brought the successful 28-year DuPont/Girl Scouts collaboration of the Engineering Your Tomorrow program to Sussex County, which was held at the Delaware Technical & Community College’s Jack F. Owens Campus in Georgetown, Delaware. The Engineering Your Tomorrow (EYT) program is geared towards middle-school aged girls, grades 6th-8th, featuring a full …


Join Million Women Mentors for their Leadership Circle Webinar on June 6th!

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Million Women Mentors inspires the confidence and interest in young women and girls to pursue STEM careers and leadership opportunities through the power of mentoring. With over 2.3 million commitments to mentor, and over 1 million completed mentoring relationships since 2014, the movement reaches mentees across the United States. Part of this extensive network is a series of specialized councils working …


South Carolina hosts second annual Million Women Mentors® State Symposium to Encourage Mentoring for Girls and Women in STEM

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This week, the Million Women Mentors group in South Carolina is proud to announce the second annual statewide MWM-SC STEM Symposium. MWM-SC has pledged 5,000 mentoring relationship commitments to support moving girls or young women in toward STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The national goal of the movement has garnered over 2.6 million pledges for mentoring girls or women …


EA SPORTS, NFLPA & Discovery Ed Bring STEM Careers to Life in ‘Role of Data in EA SPORTS’ Madden NFL Virtual Trip With Antonio Brown

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— Virtual Field Trip at EA Tiburon Studio in Orlando Connects Middle School Students Nationwide with Engineers, Animators and Designers for an Inside Look at STEM Careers Powering Madden NFL —  — #ANumbersGameVFT LIVE Twitter Chat @DiscoveryEd with Antonio Brown @AB84, @EAMaddenNFL and @NFLPA to explore how data dominates video game development — Silver Spring, Md. (Friday, May 4, 2018) | EA …


Tata Consultancy Services and Toronto School Board Help Equip Students for Jobs of the Future

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TORONTO and MUMBAI, India, April 25, 2018 (PRNewswire) | Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, in partnership with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), will convene 125 students from 15 schools to compete in its annual goIT competition at the Shangri-La Hotel. TCS and TDSB have been working together since the 2014 launch …


WorkingNation Names Jane Oates As Its New President

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WorkingNation, a nonprofit founded in 2016 by venture capitalist Art Bilger to expose hard truths about the looming unemployment crisis, has named Jane Oates as its new President. Oates has been with WorkingNation since its beginning, and she previously served on its Executive Committee and before that in the Obama Administration as assistant Labor secretary for employment and training. WorkingNation is …


FIRST® Championship — The World’s Largest Robotics Competition — Takes Over Houston AND Detroit in 2018!

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The annual FIRST® Championship, aka the Super Bowl of STEM, is a whole new ball — er robot game — this year: it’s taking place in not one, but two cities! Heading back to Houston for the second year this weekend, over 15,000 students in grades K-12, from 25 states and 42 countries, and their custom-built robots are already competing in timed …


ECS Learning Systems, developers of STAAR MASTER, partner with Learning Blade to prepare students in Texas for high demand STEM careers

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Learning Blade®, an Innovative STEM Interest Solution, Joins Forces with STAAR MASTER® to Prepare Students in Texas for High Demand STEM Careers April 12, 2018 — San Antonio, Texas (Business Wire) | ECS Learning Systems, a leading Integrated Standards Prep™ company in Texas and the developer of STAAR MASTER®, today announced a partnership with Learning Blade®. Learning Blade is an online STEM career …


Working & Living on Mars: Students Win Lockheed Martin’s Generation Beyond Competition to Design Orbiting Science Lab, Living Space for Astronauts on Mars Mission

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Lockheed Martin is working on technologies that will make deep-space travel to Mars possible. As part of its Generation Beyond K-12 STEM education initiative, the company announced the winners of its nationwide contest asking students to design a Mars-orbiting space lab and living space at the USA Science & Engineering Festival this past Friday. The contest tasked middle school students …


Follow @STEMconnector on Friday, April 6th for a “Sneak Peek” of the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo- the Nation’s Largest Science Fair!

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Free Expo Opens to Public on April 7-8; Expecting 350K People We can hardly wait for the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo this weekend at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC, and luckily we don’t have to! We’ll be getting a head start on #SciFest at Sneak Peek Friday—presented by Chevron—along with 45,000 other STEM enthusiasts, including invited press, field trips …


NASA Brings Universe of Discovery to USA Science and Engineering Festival

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WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018 (PRNewswire) | Step into the future of aviation and space exploration with NASA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival on Saturday, April 7, and Sunday, April 8, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. Leading up to the main event, NASA will hold a media availability at 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday, April 6, with the agency’s acting Chief Technologist Douglas Terrier, …


Celebrating Triumph through Transition with Mediaplanet’s “Empowering Black America” Campaign

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The Mediaplanet Empowering Black America campaign aims to empower future leaders, highlight current issues within the African-American community and inspire readers to recognize how their own lives have been influenced by this rich culture. NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 02, 2018 | Mediaplanet announces the distribution of its second cross-platform edition of “Empowering Black America,” which aims to empower future leaders, highlight …


APR 7-8: Science Celebrities and Stage Shows Headline the USA Science & Engineering Festival, Nation’s Largest Science Expo

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WASHINGTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) | Xploration Station TV Host and Ocean Explorer Danni Washington will be emceeing and performing at the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin. Designed to inspire the next generation of inventors, creators and innovators, the Festival is a free, family-friendly expo taking place April 7 and 8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in …