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Research Says After-School Programs Foster Interest in STEM

If children haven’t developed an interest in those fields by the time they leave middle…

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Shooting for the Stars – 10 Inspiring Women of NASA

In honor of the film, which was acclaimed as one of the best films of the year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite women in NASA, both past and present, including the trio that inspired Hidden Figures.

Christmas 2016 gave us a very special cinematic gift: the film Hidden Figures, based on…

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‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

By Robin White Goode

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Leadership

Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

He can criticize The Quad because he knows what principled leadership looks like

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

By Robin White Goode

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Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

By Selena Hill

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federal

Federal Agencies May Be Telling Trump, “Oh, Hell No!”

Are scientists and federal agents pushing back against Trump's policy?

It appears federal science orgs have resorted to using unofficial Twitter accounts as part of…

By Samara Lynn

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Mars

The First Human Voice on Mars is Black

And he’s also head of NASA

The rover transmitted Charles Bolden’s voice to Earth from Mars—the first time a voice has…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM Toys

8 Educational STEM Toys for Kids at CES 2017

These eight toys will ensure your kids learn STEM!

To prepare kids for a technology-encompassed world, it’s never too early to get tech into…

By Samara Lynn

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Jeanette J. Epps First Black Woman To Call NASA International Space Station Home

Epps joins three other black women astronauts to travel in space

Astronaut Jeanette J. Epps is on a mission to space that will make her the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals the Power of Math

The true story uncovers the truth about African American genius

Unfolding from the 1940s to the 1960s, the story, as Hidden Figures film director Theodore…

By Robin White Goode

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NASA

Black Radio Rallies Around Movie ‘Hidden Figures’

This call to action for Greek-letter organizations to fill theaters while also empowering black youth to pursue STEM careers

Black Radio Solidarity has launched a campaign to fill theaters for the movie HIDDEN FIGURES,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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FAMU

FAMU, Lockheed Martin Sign $5M NASA Agreement

Partnership ‘will open doors for students,’ says interim Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson

Okoli says that both graduates and undergrads will work with Lockheed Martin, whose needs will…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, Robotics Engineer

Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is considered a leader in the field of robotics

Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu will take part in discussing advancements and opportunities in the fields of…

By Samara Lynn

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Spelman students displaying their humanoid robot 'spice'

Howard University Introduces D.C Kids to Robot and NASA Scientists and Engineers

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University STEM forum

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University…

By Samara Lynn

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Robotics Scientist

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

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White House Hosts Astronomy Night

President Obama announces private-sector STEM commitments

White House Astronomy Night is just the latest in a series of events that President…

By Robin White Goode

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science

STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Free online camp gets kids outside doing science experiments

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Mae Jemison Talks Overcoming Fear

The former astronaut says her fear of heights wouldn't keep her from space exploration

Former astronaut, Dr. Mae Jemison says her fear of heights wouldn’t keep her from space…

By Brittany Dandy

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New Book Tells Stories of Black Pioneers in Space Program

'We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program' talks being black in NASA during its early days

A newly released book profiles 10 African American space workers who were pioneers in their…

By Joel Lyons

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Cool Jobs: Meteorologist Somara Theodore Talks STEM & Storm Watching

Media personality details importance of mentorship and advice for young professionals

WJCL’s resident scientist, Somara Theodore, speaks with Black Enterprise about being a successful TV meteorologist…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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