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Keeping Communities Connected with STEM Education

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While STEM employment grew by 79% since 1990, according to Pew Research Center, diversity and inspiration gaps discourage millions of bright minds from pursuing the array of important STEM jobs.

Pandemic Stopped Their Program, but These Kids Adapted

Duke Energy donations helped FIRST North Carolina and 30 other groups during coronavirus outbreak
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What does a program that teaches students to think like engineers do when a pandemic shuts them down? It pivots.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Lava Lamp

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Tetra Tech is #1 in Water for 17 Years

Using our technical expertise to achieve consistent top rankings from Engineering News-Record
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Tetra Tech is Leading with Science® to deliver innovative solutions for its clients’ most challenging water problems around the world. In 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranked Tetra Tech #1 in Water in its “Top 500 Design Firms” issue for the 17th year in a row. ENR also ranked Tetra Tech #4 out of 500 firms in the 2020 Design Firms list.

Designing for the Future

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Mohawk believes that in order to create a more sustainable future, education of sustainability and textile design must go hand in hand by engaging designers of the future. In this spirit, a project was developed in partnership with Mohawk Group and The Ohio State University’s (OSU) Department of Design Professor Rebekah Matheny. Positioned within an introductory level Interior Finish Materials course, this project explores the design process and theoretical design concepts for a carpet that would mitigate waste.

Alexion Empowers Communities Through Science and Engineering

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Please note that the activities highlighted in the following article took place prior to the current global health crisis.

Two years ago, Alexion employees in Ireland began exploring fun and engaging ways to provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education to local primary school children, and the STEAM Program-in-a-Box was created. This 9-lesson, 10-week program includes classes on topics ranging from the formation of atoms in the universe to the evolution of life on earth.

Boeing and Discovery Education Launch ecoAction Virtual Field Trip Diving into Earth-Friendly Engineering

Amplify Virtual Learning and Environmental Activism by Connecting Sustainability and STEM
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In preparation for Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip, premiering on April 15, 2020.

ON Semiconductor Funds Local High School’s Global Initiative Microbiology Research

Written by: Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
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As Nelson Mandela says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, and to fostering peace.

ON Semiconductor Advances STEM Education Through Local Partnerships

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ON Semiconductor is proud to support and take part in the fourth annual Arizona State University Innovation Open (ASUio) pitch competition. Sponsored by Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, ASUio challenges university-level students to test the limits and pursue innovative solutions to develop hard tech ventures. This event provides students with a platform to showcase their technology ventures while receiving mentorship and funding in return for participation.

Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

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