October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Richard Adkerson, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold was recently named among the nation’s top 100 CEO leaders in science, technology, engineering and math by STEMconnector, a national organization working to advance STEM skills and education.
STEMconnector recognized the group of CEOs for their commitment to make a difference in STEM and their support of STEM programs and initiatives.
Samsung doubles its commitment to raise awareness of and interest in STEM learning across America
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Samsung and its partners doubled the total prize value to more than $2 million* as compared to last year and ensured that every state in the nation will benefit in this year’s Solve for Tomorrow by awarding finalists and winners from each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. The winners will receive products, software and programming for their schools from Samsung and program partners DirecTV and Adobe.
"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.
The HP Catalyst Initiative explores the future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education by using technology in powerful ways to create new learning experiences that help students be more successful.
August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation recently awarded 25 grants totaling $124,000 through its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Grant program, which supports projects to develop, improve or expand innovative instructional programs in STEM.
Each year, grants up to $5,000 are awarded to teachers and schools in or near communities where the company operates.
Some projects to receive funding this year include:
BNSF has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology for the seventh consecutive year.
Since 2007, this publication has featured BNSF employees multiple times when highlighting diverse talent within the transportation and technology field, according to Lettie Haynes, assistant vice president, Technology Services.
A professional development program to provide teachers with tools and strategies for using mobile learning in the classroom has had a positive effect on student engagement and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects, according to new research from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Verizon Foundation.