Effort to promote STEM education takes off like a rocket

By Julie Anderson / World-Herald staff writer Robots. Rockets. Raspberry Pi’s. They’re some of the tools educators, scientists and business people are using to spark children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The idea is to hook them early — efforts have pushed as far down as prekindergarten — and keep them […]

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Sally Ride Science to Deliver Keynote Address at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

McLean, Va. … AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that Dr. Karen Flammer, Co-Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Sally Ride Science®, will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, September 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014. Sally Ride Science® provides tools […]

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Sally Ride Science Featured in SEEN Magazine

Sally Ride Science co-founder Dr. Karen Flammer recently had an article published in SEEN magazine (South East Education Network), a publication that reaches around 100,000 educators throughout West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas. In the article, Dr. Flammer makes the case for STEM education as a pillar […]

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Million Women Mentors Launches National Movement…

Million Women Mentors Launches National Movement to Mobilize One Million Mentors of Girls & Young Women in STEM Education and Careers WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, […]

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Stanford School Of Engineering Names New Engineering Heroes

Nobel Prize winner, Google founders, the first woman in space and others honored for their contributions to technology and society. By Jamie Beckett A Nobel Prize winner, the founders of Google and the first woman in space are among the six people selected as this year’s Stanford Engineering Heroes, an honor recognizing those who have advanced […]

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