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June 2012


Teachers Are Key to Building STEM Brand

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Even with the numerous conversations surrounding STEM jobs and opportunities, there has been difficulty in exciting and inspiring enough students to pursue a science, technology, engineering, or math career, experts say.

While many of the discussions focus on funding, after-school programs, and ...

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Video: U.S. News Presents STEM Solutions 2012

U.S. News brings you archived video of the STEM Solutions 2012 summit in Dallas, where more than 1,500 educators, scientists, and government officials have gathered along with major corporations to discuss the need to get more students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math ...

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Minorities Need STEM Role Models Too

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Nearly 75 percent of children born by 2030 will be people of color. By 2050 the majority of school-aged children will be Latino, and 74 percent of the labor force will be Latino in the coming years, experts said during a discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 summit Thursday in Dallas.

This ...

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With Google, Facebook, IBM Aboard, New York Looks Like Next Tech Hub

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Quick—where are some of the biggest tech breakthroughs coming from?

Would you guess New York City?

The Big Apple is increasingly becoming a tech hub—in 2008, Google moved into a huge space in the Chelsea neighborhood, and Facebook is set to open a massive engineering office in the city later this ...

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Businesses Share Their STEM Secrets

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Businesses have spent billions of dollars over the years to help promote STEM education in the United States, but throwing money at a problem can only do so much. At the 2012 U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit, representatives from some of the nation's largest corporations shared their strategies for ...

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Video: Norman Augustine on the STEM Crisis

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In advance of U.S. News's STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas Wednesday through Friday, Editor Brian Kelly sat down with Norman Augustine, former CEO of Lockheed Martin, to talk about the education crisis in America.

Augustine rang alarm bells in 2005 with the publication of Rising Above the Gathering ...

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