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Where High School Girls Discover Engineering

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.29.2016 | College
Diane Propsner

Although the field of engineering offers women careers that are engaging and interesting, this career has not been a historically popular choice. Understanding why so few women consider a career in engineering is complex and hard to pin down.

Yes, There's Still a Need to Celebrate #WomenInSTEM

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 10.14.2016 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

Ada Lovelace Day is an opportunity to celebrate women in the STEM fields. Is there still such a need to talk about them? If we look back at a number of attention-grabbing headlines on topics over the past year, there's still a lot to talk about.

Obama: More Women And Minorities Should Take On STEM, And This Student Is Proof

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

An engineering student's dedication to her field has earned her praise from the president. Camille Eddy, sophomore at Boise State University, was c...

3 Challenges for Engineering in K-12

Cecilia Corral | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents
Cecilia Corral

An engineering curriculum is often thought of as a separate subject, but it doesn't have to be. The reality is that engineers may need psychologists, artists and writers to complement their skills and deliver a project.

How An Urban STEM School Turns Things Around Against All Odds

Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

American youth appear less interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields compared to students of other countries ...

STEM Education Crucial to American Competitiveness

Rehema Ellis | Posted 11.22.2012 | Education
Rehema Ellis

I'm a journalist, so not in the business of endorsing legislation, but it is worth exploring why, in an election year marked by very deep divisions on immigration, members of both parties take it for granted that the U.S. needs to look abroad for more STEM workers.

The Best High Schools In America For STEM 2012

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report. Science and technology can play an integral role in boosting the economy and strengthe...

DPS Teams Up With Cranbrook Science Center For Hands-On Learning Program

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

The Cranbrook Institute of Science will team up with Detroit Public Schools in an effort to provide students with more hands-on learning experiences i...

Changing the STEM Equation This Summer

Jennifer Peck | Posted 10.03.2011 | Education
Jennifer Peck

As a leader in driving technological and social innovation, California can lead by example in making STEM teaching and learning a summertime priority.

Obama Hosts White House Science Fair To Encourage STEM Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On Monday, President Obama is hosting the first ever White House Science Fair, where the winners of various science, technology, engineering and math ...

President Obama Moves To Change The Equation On Education, Not 'Waiting For Superman'

Dr. David Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. David Washington

Today at the White House President Obama is launching Change the Equation (CTEq), a unique and promising partnership coalition of over 100 companies r...

Call to Action: Finding Heroes in Science and Engineering

Larry Bock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Larry Bock

As a society we have a limited, even poor, image of scientists and engineers. Scientists are frequently depicted as nerdy, eccentric and uncool. So, how do we convince our kids to study science?