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A roundup of recent news about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and employment.

Natalie Portman as Jane Foster and Chris Hemsworth as Thor, in Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World."
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Purdue Unveils Blueprint to Build Better STEM Teachers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue University has announced that it is creating an integrated STEM teacher education program, focused on helping educators learn how to become more effective in the classroom. Lynn Bryan, director of the Center for Advancing the Teaching and Learning of STEM, said the goal is to make the science that students learn more accessible, and "to make it more applicable to real life and to help prepare students to be able to work in a workforce where they're looking for solutions" to problems ranging from climate change to energy sustainability.

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