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Seeing is Believing: Role Models Inspire Student Achievement

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Stephen M. Coan

There she was: Miss America, certainly one of the best-known personalities in the United States, if not the world. Once judged on certain "finishing ...

The Invisible Fabric of Nature

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Stephen M. Coan

We need to study the impact of overfishing because fish are just one of many species in the ecosystem of the ocean. By destroying this ecosystem through a lack of understanding about how species are interconnected, we face the grim possibility that some of the sea's inhabitants will become extinct.

Department of Justice Helps At-Risk Youth With After-School and Mentoring Programs

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 12.21.2013 | Science
Stephen M. Coan

We are pleased that the Department of Justice has recognized JASON Learning's important role in developing and overseeing after school programs. We will track these programs and use our research to help more at-risk students around the country.

Hailing Rhode Island's Commitment to STEM Education

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Stephen M. Coan

We have become so accustomed to in-fighting among our elected officials that we fail to recognize some legislators are actually responding to the needs of their constituents, and supporting programs that will help their children.

Aquariums and Marine Animal Rescue

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Stephen M. Coan

When a marine animal is stranded on a beach or struggling in the ocean, the first reaction most people have is to call their police or fire station. Often these municipalities then call the local aquarium.

Let Titanic and Its Victims Rest in Peace

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science
Stephen M. Coan

The Titanic remains the most haunting maritime disaster in history. But its fate, and those of the 1,500 lost souls on board, should be a call to action for all of us. Maritime history should be preserved and protected, not plundered.