Tag Archives: STEM education

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Encouraging Interest in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields, part IV

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields.

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Dishes on Policy Priorities of STEM Education (Part III)

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills here.

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills with BlackEnterprise.com here.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Research and Challenges in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role as a program officer at the National Science Foundation

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role, helping facilitate the direction of scholarly research.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Should Computer Science Education Cover More Than Coding?

You need theory as well as practice, some say

Colleges teach computer science theory, but hackers and coding boot camps teach how to code…

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Got Computer Science? You Should

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 7 – 13

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, associate professor of the practice of computer science…

By Robin White Goode

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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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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iSTEM Project at Morehouse College

Program exposes middle schoolers to STEM

The iSTEM project at Morehouse College offers middle schoolers a STEM program that comprises a…

By Robin White Goode

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

By Kandia Johnson

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

STEM Profile: Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., of Dow Chemical

Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., a senior chemist at Dow, says support networks and hard work helped…

By Robin White Goode

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Getting Kids Math Help Before They Fall Behind

A California-based foundation catches students before they fall

An innovative program strengthens teacher math skills and improves student chances for success in algebra…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Making STEM Diversity a National Priority

Diverse panelists offer tangible solutions

The opening keynote at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference offers answers to attracting and…

By Robin White Goode

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Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEM

Women and most minorities are being left behind

U.S. News and Raytheon produce an index that reveals the widening gaps in race and…

By Robin White Goode

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[REPORT] More College-Educated Blacks Employed in Tech Than Healthcare

The tech-job boom extends beyond Silicon Valley

From 2009 to 2014, blacks with a college degree gained slightly more tech jobs than…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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STEM Solutions Leadership Conference in San Diego—and You’re Invited

National summit to focus on diversity

U.S. News & World Report hosts its fifth STEM Solutions Leadership Conference in San Diego.…

By Robin White Goode

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One Woman Reflects on Why ‘I Chose to Become an Ex-Black Woman in STEM’

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career and that she has no regrets…

By Joel Lyons

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Hampton University and Norfolk State Create Environmental Science Partnership

HBCUs work together to create opportunities for students interested in STEM

Hampton University and Norfolk State sign a partnership to create more opportunities for black students…

By Courtney Connley

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Dr. Mae Jemison and Bayer Corporation award a $50,000 for STEM education in NYC. (Image: Bayer Corporation)

Dr. Mae Jemison and Bayer Corp. Show Support for STEM Education

Drug company awards $50,000 to New York STEM program

Bayer Corporation, with the support of Dr. Mae Jemison, awarded $50,000 to the Police Athletic…

By Courtney Connley

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Code Fever Co-Founder Felecia Hatcher Talks the Importance of STEM Education

Black Enterprise-Gates Symposium speaker advocates for youth

Code Fever co-founder talks the importance of STEM education and the need for entrepreneurs to…

By Courtney Connley

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A Woman of Power attendee asks the panel how audience members can encourage more African American female students to embrace STEM fields.

Women of Power: Why We Must Educate Our Daughters in STEM

Gates Foundation and leaders explore challenges and solutions

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, leaders talked importance of educating girls in…

By Derek T. Dingle

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