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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week and Learn to Code with Complimentary Curriculum from Learning.com

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This is a press release from Learning.com Ed Tech Company Encourages Schools to Go Bananas for Coding, Dedicates Resources to Help Students Succeed in Tech-Driven Economy PORTLAND, ORE. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 10, 2016 |Building on the overwhelming response to its first-ever Code-a-Thon competition with over 250,000 students registered, Learning.com will continue its pledge to President Obama’s Computer Science for All (CSforAll) initiative ...

U.S. Army and Ten80 Support STEM Education for 10,000 Students Nationwide

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This is a press release from Ten80 and the U.S. Army ALRINGTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2016 (PRNewswire) | This year, nearly 10,000 students will discover the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as core drivers for successful careers through the Ten80 Student Racing Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Army in conjunction with the U.S. Army National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) ...

NYU to Award Scholarships to World’s Best Young Hackers, Protectors, and Information Security Researchers

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This is a press release from the NYU Center for Cyber Security Announcement Targets Winners of Cyber Security Awareness Week Games at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, NYU Abu Dhabi, and NYU Tandon BROOKLYN, New York, Nov. 9, 2016  (PRNewswire) | On the eve of the opening of the world's largest student-led cybersecurity games, New York University's information security research center announced it will ...

STEM Higher Education Summit Pushes Innovation, Scale, Employer Engagement

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STEMconnector hosts a national summit for Higher Education leaders to promote employer engagement, collaboration, innovation and diversity. The third STEM Higher Education Summit takes place in Washington, DC, and focuses on the critical role that industry-educator collaboration can play in improving STEM education outcomes.   WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 09, 2016 | STEMconnector® hosts the third annual STEM Higher Education Council ...

Georgia Tech, McGraw-Hill Education and edX Take Undergraduate Computer Science Online

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This is a press release from Georgia Tech and McGraw-Hill Education New MOOC could yield college credit for successful learners ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2016 (PRNewswire) | Georgia Tech and McGraw-Hill Education are teaming up on an innovative approach to make elite education more broadly accessible. They're launching an online, undergraduate course in computer science that will debut this spring for current Tech students and ...

Engineers Without Borders USA Wins Arconic Foundation Inaugural Grant to Train Future Engineers

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This is a press release from Engineers Without Borders USA Arconic Foundation’s $300,000 grant to EWB-USA will advance engineering education, knowledge sharing and workforce development across the globe Denver, Colo., November 2, 2016 (Business Wire) | Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is proud to announce a multi-year grantmaking partnership with the newly formed Arconic Foundation. The $300,000 investment, Arconic Foundation’s inaugural ...

We want to hear from you! Take our Career-Focused Experiential Learning Survey!

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  Through the combined efforts of STEMconnector's initiatives, we are launching a study to better understand current practices among employers and educators in offering experiential learning — work designed to give students the opportunity to learn through hands-on experience while working on real-world problems — opportunities to students. A recent survey conducted by Gallup found that emotional support [such as mentorship] and experiential learning are some of the ...

AFA’s StellarXplorers Program Registers 134 Teams to Compete in StellarXplorers National High School Space Competition

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This is a press release from The Air Force Association ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 31, 2016 (PRNewswire) | The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that StellarXplorers, AFA's National High School Space Competition registered 132 teams in the third season of competition. Of the 132 teams, an impressive increase from the 27 registered for StellarXplorers II, 30 states and two overseas Department of Defense ...

Innovative Elementary School STEAM Learning Experiences Combine Live Theatre, FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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This is a press release from the NTC Research Foundation What do a bee, a bear, an ant and a children’s toy have to do with corporations inspiring the next generation of American scientists and engineers? MINNEAPOLIS – October 25, 2016 | Minneapolis-based nonprofit, NTC Research Foundation, is joining forces with FIRST®LEGO® League Jr. and The National Theatre for Children to launch a first-of-its-kind national ...

Join STEMconnector at the 2016 Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy!

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Lorena Fimbres VP & Chief Business Development Officer STEMconnector® / Million Women Mentors I will be representing Million Women Mentors and STEMconnector® next week at the 13th annual Women's Global Leadership Conference (WGLC). I hope you'll be able to join me at this premier event for women in the industry. One of the largest events for women in the industry, WGLC brings ...

Higher Education

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Loyola University Maryland has received a $2 million planned gift from Mary Hyman, former coordinator of science education programs and the Institute for Child Care Education with Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education, to create endowed scholarships in education and the sciences for undergraduate and graduate students. The gift is funded by The Hyman Foundation named for Hyman’s husband, Sigmund, …


30,000+ Students Experience STEM Jobs Up Close for 3rd Annual STEM Career Accelerator Day

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STEM Career Accelerator Day is a national campaign and series of concurrent events hosted annually beginning in October that addresses the significant shortfall of qualified talent in the fields of science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the United States and globally by connecting students to opportunities for career-focused experiential learning and access to STEM professionals. Through STEM Career Accelerator, ...

100 STEM Leaders

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In an economy where there are more jobs than qualified applicants, increasing the number of women and minorities in STEM would not only increase the size of the available talent pool, it would also bring a diverse set of minds and experiences to bear on our nation’s most challenging issues! In an economy where there are more jobs than qualified …


Global 3D Printing Market in Education to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of Over 28% Through 2020, Reports Technavio

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This is a press release from Technavio tober 24, 2016 — LONDON — (BUSINESS WIRE) | Technavio analysts forecast the global 3D printing market in education to grow at a CAGR of more than 28% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global 3D printing market in education for 2016-2020. The report also examines the ...

100 STEM Leaders

by Marc


In an economy where there are more jobs than qualified applicants, increasing the number of women and minorities in STEM would not only increase the size of the available talent pool, it would also bring a diverse set of minds and experiences to bear on our nation’s most challenging issues! In an economy where there are more jobs than qualified …