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Podcast: How to Turn STEM Curiosity Into a Career

Microbiologist Zaina Bawa-Mamudu talks with an Abbott intern about mentoring, diversity and curiosity.
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In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, host and intern Fiona Harley speaks with Zaina Bawa-Mamudu, a microbiologist for Abbott's Structural Heart division based in California. Listen as Fiona and Zaina discuss how mentors can provide valuable guidance, the importance of being curious and learning from an accidental school science lab explosion.

STEAMing Ahead with Mobile Learning

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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ and the San Diego Public Library Foundation collaborated on the STEAMing Ahead with Mobile Learning project to demonstrate how the integration of technology and extended learning through augmented reality (AR) helps to increase student engagement in learning and prepare students for future careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Experts

P&G people using STEM skills for the good of our communities, students
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When a hospital called for help in the early days of COVID-19, Jeremy Hook and his team responded with immediate action.

On a normal day, Jeremy’s P&G group works in our product and packaging innovation area.

STEM Enrichment Program at Clark Atlanta Lights the Way

How the Verizon Innovative Learning initiative is changing students’ ideas of what’s possible
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Before Mekhi Burgess’ first day at the Young Men of Color program at Clark Atlanta University, he liked STEM, but didn’t see how he could make a career out of it. But after going through a three-week summer immersion experience on the Atlanta, Georgia campus, he knew he wanted to major in computer science.

Rockwell Automation Helps Celebrate the Grand Opening of We Energies STEM Center at MSOE

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MILWAUKEE, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rockwell Automation joined the Milwaukee School of Engineering and other corporate leaders this week to celebrate the grand opening of the We Energies STEM Center at MSOE. The new center is the premier STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) destination in Milwaukee for K-12 students and provides students from any school—public, private, charter, and homeschool—access to interactive, one-of-a-kind STEM experiences.

Looking Back and Moving Forward: Hispanic Heritage Month and the Latinx STEM Gap

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Hispanic and Latinx cultures have helped define American society for centuries. Yet today there’s an immense demographic gap in the Latinx community in STEM-related fields. With the impact that this proud, diverse culture has had on the United States, why don’t we see more members of the Latinx community in STEM? While there’s a variety of factors that contribute to this gap, the solutions are fairly straightforward.

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Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with New No-Cost Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

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Silver Spring, Md.,Thursday, September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To accelerate student learning and ignite student curiosity in STEM, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources. This selection of content, created in partnership with leading corporate and community partners, inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around them. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

Thinkabit Lab Inventions: COVID-19 Response - Part 1

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In 2020, everyday life was suddenly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools closed, hospitals were overwhelmed, and masks became essential. Students, naturally observant, were drawn to the pandemic-related problems and inspired to invent relevant and highly valued solutions. Watch how they used an Internet of Things framework to mitigate the challenges and help people in this much needed time.

Thinkabit Lab Learning Center

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Feeling inspired to try coding yourself? The Thinkabit Lab Learning Center offers free online resources, developed to help adult instructors and parents introduce coding and engineering to students.

Click here to learn more!

Podcast: How to Find Support When You're Studying STEM

Abbott intern Diya Iyer talks with Betsy Wille about how to find support when you're studying STEM subjects.
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