Tag Archives: STEM

Why STEM Careers Fail to Capture Girls’ Hearts and Minds

Inc. – Five successful entrepreneurs, board directors, and investors convened in San Francisco Friday to offer something that, quite frankly, you don’t hear about every day in Silicon Valley. And that is a businesswoman’s perspective on things. One engineer spent four decades working in the aerospace, defense, and security industries. Another was a lawyer who […]

A Presidential Pat for Young Scientists

New York Times — Praising the work of young scientists and inventors at the third White House Science Fair, President Obama on Monday announced a broad plan to create and expand federal and private-sector initiatives designed to encourage children to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics. After browsing the 30 or so projects on display […]

Lockheed Martin works with STEM students in Prince George’s County

Washington Post — Lockheed Martin, the Prince George’s County school system and the county’s Office of Information Technology have entered into a private-public partnership that will allow students and teachers at three high schools to learn from and share information with each other in a secure, cloud-based environment, county officials announced Wednesday. The partnership, which […]

Bringing More Women Into Computer Science

Huffington Post — It’s no secret women students are woefully underrepresented in computer science. There’s a fun event coming up doing its part to help change that — the Windward Code War. University of Wisconsin Computer Science Professor Joline Morrison said, “We really appreciated that the competition emphasized strategy and problem solving rather than simply […]