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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.

STEM Research - Simple Connections Lead to Magnificent Things

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by Billie Johnson

The digital integrated circuits (ICs) I design have millions of transistors and wire interconnects. Copper routes traverse up and down across nine levels of metal creating an intricate circuit highway. Routes are connected from one level to the next with a via.

Vias are a minuscule component in the design and assembly of ICs, but these simple connections allow magnificent things to happen across a chip. That’s like me in this story – a via. A simple connection.

LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet

New illustrated book by renowned green building leader provides genuine insights into why a sustained awakening of the heart is key to turning back the tide of climate change and environmental degradation.
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SEATTLE, May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/– Ecotone Publishing, the industry’s first exclusive green architecture and design publisher, today announced the release of a new book titled LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet written by green architect and global green warrior Jason F. McLennan.

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.

Tetra Tech Welcomes Our Leadership Academy Class of 2020

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Tetra Tech recently welcomed our 2020 class to the Leadership Academy, our annual professional development program. Thirty project managers from across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are engaged in year-long training to expand their understanding of Tetra Tech’s global operations and hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills.

JetBlue Jr.: The Way to Find Your Way

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Our commitment to keeping you entertained and informed is nonstop, even when you’re not flying with us. 

And let’s be honest — some of you can probably use some “inflight entertainment” for your little ones right now. You know what they say, time flies when you’re learning new things.

Introducing JetBlue Jr., an educational video series for kids ages 7-10 with bite-sized courses on everything from vocabulary to physics.

Lesson 3: The Way to Find Your Way

Biogen and MIT Launch New Virtual Learning Lab for High School Students Historically Underrepresented in Science

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  • The online learning program combines lab simulations and mentoring experiences focused on biotechnology and neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Four hundred students from Massachusetts and North Carolina are enrolling in this no-fee program that also provides students with computers and other technology resources
  • The initiative builds upon Biogen’s Community Lab, which has enrolled more than 55,000 students to date, and the Lemelson-MIT Program in inspiring the next generation of creative and inventive problem solvers 
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  • The online learning program combines lab simulations and mentoring experiences focused on biotechnology and neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Four hundred students from Massachusetts and North Carolina are enrolling in this no-fee program that also provides students with computers and other technology resources
  • The initiative builds upon Biogen’s Community Lab, which has enrolled more than 55,000 students to date, and the Lemelson-MIT Program in inspiring the next generation of creative and inventive problem solvers 

Empowering US Schools to Defend Human Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.

Whole Kids Foundation and Lettuce Grow Unite to Donate Hydroponic Growing Systems to Schools and Nonprofits Across the U.S.

$125,000 Investment Demonstrates the Power of Partnerships to Improve Children’s Nutrition
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Lettuce Grow is donating 125 hydroponic growing systems and supplies, valued at $1,000 each, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Lava Lamp

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

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