Tag Archives: STEM

science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

2016 STEM Grad Says ‘Vive la France!’

Embracing global citizenship, this engineering major acquires foreign language fluency

Shut off your mind and everyone’s opinions, and open your heart. As an African American…

By Robin White Goode

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math

BEAM Provides the Bridge to Advanced Math

Low-income students discover the power and beauty of math, part IV

There is a whole world of math competition, fun, and beauty that many affluent families…

By Robin White Goode

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black engineers

Black Engineers Gather At This Major Leadership Conference Every Year

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community and provide leadership training at its conference

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community…

By Samara Lynn

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Kamau Bobb

Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Leadership and Diversity in STEM and Computer Science Education (Part I)

Dr. Bobb discusses leadership and diversity in STEM and CS education

Dr. Kamau Bobb is not your average academic. For starters, his commitment to quality education…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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ACES Program Clears the Way to STEM Careers

Grades, scores, not a barrier

I’m talking about the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Students Pathway Program, which is providing diverse…

By Robin White Goode

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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exercise

Choosing Summer Camp Early Can Mean Savings

STEM, drama, swimming, and reading keep young bodies and minds in tune

Camp costs may be eligible as a claim against your dependent care account through your…

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National Society of Black Engineers Unveils Engineering Program for Kids

National Society of Black Engineers will hold a series of engineering programs for kids

NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically,…

By Samara Lynn

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Shell Oil Makes a Difference in Communities Across the Nation

BE Smart talks with Frazier Wilson, VP of Shell Oil Co. Foundation

Shell Oil partners with high schools across the nation to raise awareness about career opportunities…

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Rasaan Hollis, senior at Xavier University and Gateway to Leadership Scholar, speaks at UNCF’s 2015 Student Leadership Conference. (Image: Lionel L. Foreman, DLL Production)

New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

By Robin White Goode

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Rob McConnell

Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

By Samara Lynn

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

By Robin White Goode

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Talitha Hampton

Women’s History Month: Q&A with Talitha Hampton, President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Hampton is not only a chemical engineer; she is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Talitha Hampton is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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President Barack Obama at the White House Science Fair 2015

Obama Administration Supports African American STEM Degree Completion

Administration takes action to accelerate progress

Supporting the attaining of degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics remains…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel VP Chris Young at RSA

Intel and IBM Set the Diversity Example for Technology, and For Us All

Let's take a moment to acknowledge the tech companies going the extra mile for diversity and inclusion: Intel and IBM

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge the tech companies going the extra mile for diversity…

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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Hampton University Black Family Conference

Black Family Conference Will Crush Myths About African Americans and STEM

Hampton University's 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM

Hampton University’s 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM.

By Samara Lynn

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Doug Bryant Jr

[Part 1] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Tech Security

Doug Bryant is a certified ethical hacker and cybersecurity pro

Doug Bryant, Jr. is one of the relatively few black cybersecurity professionals. In a two-part…

By Samara Lynn

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Raspberry Pi

5 Cool Uses for the $35 Raspberry Pi 3

Who wants Pi?

Raspberry Pi 3 is out and, for $35, you can do some amazing things with…

By Samara Lynn

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