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Guest Blog: Nicole Rigg of Chevron on Funding Priorities

August 26, 2015

How have you selected the programs you have chosen to fund?

Tags: STEMworks, guest blog

Guest Blog: Meredith Moore Crosby of 3M on Funding Priorities

August 20, 2015

How have you selected the programs you have chosen to fund?

Tags: guest blog, STEMworks

STEM Jobs: Key Ingredient in Economic Recovery

August 18, 2015

Want to get a good job?  The research is in and the message is clear: pursue a STEM discipline! 

Tags: jobs & workforce

STEM in the Summer: Hot Three Science Museums

August 17, 2015

In the final installment of our “hot three” STEM in the Summer Series, we’re highlighting three science museums that cater to kids’ curiosity with hands-on, interactive STEM learning opportunities. 

The Center of Science in Industry in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest science centers in the United States, with more than 300 interactive exhibits, a seven-story extreme screen theater and an outdoor science park. Fun things to do:

Tags: science

Help Us Get to Austin

August 14, 2015

Change the Equation has submitted a session for SXSWedu and you can help us get there! Now through September 4, you can cast your vote for our session:

Taking Aim at Gender Stereotypes in STEM

August 11, 2015

Have you heard about #ILookLikeAnEngineer? A NYT article from last week describes how an ad campaign became an internet movement – a movement to open minds about who can become a successful engineer.

Tags: engineering, women & girls

Tech's Commitment to Diversity

August 5, 2015

We've all heard the stories that have been swirling for months about the tech industry's diversity problem. But the first step to a solution is admitting you have a problem, and tech companies have boldly done just that by releasing their diversity numbers.

Tags: technology, minorities, women & girls

STEM in the Summer: Hot Three Zoos

August 3, 2015

In the third installment of our “hot three” STEM in the Summer series, we’re highlighting three zoos with fabulous natural exhibits and abundant STEM learning opportunities. In the waning days of summer vacation, plan your escape to the wild side now!

Tags: science

The Teacher Draft

July 31, 2015

Imagine a world where teachers make announcements a la Lebron James when they change schools. Or where the best of the best are celebrated in a recruitment event tantamount to the NBA draft. Or, dare to dream, that they are celebrated with salaries that would make Tiger Woods blush. Imagine no more.  In the latest hilarious video from Key & Peele, the eponymous comedy duo bring us "Teaching Center" which is the most wonderful parody of Sports Center we've ever seen. "Just like that, you're a millionaire."

Tags: teachers

STEM in the Summer: Hot Three National Parks

July 28, 2015

In the second installment of our “hot three” STEM in the Summer series, we’re highlighting three national parks that turn the great outdoors into a science laboratory.

More than 275 million visitors flock to America’s national parks every year to enjoy the great outdoors and historic landmarks. Did you know that the National Park Service also offers terrific STEM educational programs for young people?

Tags: science

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