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NCLB Rewrite Strengthens Career and Technical Education

Sen. Tim Kaine, Democrat, champions CTE as a STEM solution

Key provisions developed by Sen. Tim Kaine have been approved for inclusion in the Every…

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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…

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

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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…

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Defense Department Awards $3.78 Million to STEM Program for Minority Students

83% of program participants go to grad school

STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University identifies young talent in the sciences and nurtures it…

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STEM Role Models and Career Success

Mentors and exemplars play an important role

A panel on STEM role models at the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference speaks to…

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UrbanGeekz Puts Black Issues Front and Center

Site highlights minorities in STEM by tackling workforce diversity disparities

Aiming to promote educational achievement and career exploration in STEM communities, especially among under-served communities,…

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The Math Lady Offers Hope to Those Who Don’t Like Math

Math 1 on 1 equips students of all ages to ace a STEM essential

A former math-phobe grows up to pursue a career in STEM because of a gifted…

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Parents – A Key to Children’s STEM Success

Organizations target parents to help students achieve in STEM

Three organizations at the US News STEM Solutions conference share how they engage parents to…

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Sungura Games Goes Live with Toyota Racer

African-American gamers present this interactive game following the African American Festival.

Toyota Racer is an exciting and easy functioning game that allows users to race a…

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Intel Pledges $125M to Women and Minority Startups

Tech-giant hopes to diversify its portfolio

Intel Capital said it would allocate $125 million over the next few years to bring…

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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…

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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…

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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, 63rd African American Woman to Recieve Ph.D. in Physics

The University of Waterloo grad talks race and the science world

In February Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein announces that she was the 63rd black woman in the…

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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…

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The Benefits of Attending Community College

Two-year schools can be a launching pad

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to…

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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.…

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High-tech Charter High School Planned for Indianapolis

New STEM high school to open in 2017

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has announced plans for a new STEM-focused high school in…

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Survey Reveals New Technology is a Better Return on Investment than New Employees

Networking and Capital: Greatest Obstacles to Race and Gender Inclusion in Silicon Valley

The CBC invites “social good” startups to weigh in on the diversity problem in tech

On Monday, Congressman Donald Payne (D- NJ) held a Google Hangout to discuss the lack…

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NSBE Conference Stresses Synergy, Collaboration

Sets goal of increasing black engineering graduates to 10,000 annually by 2025

National Society of Black Engineers sets an ambitious goal at its conference of graduating 10,000…

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