Policymakers were briefed on how our nation’s biological field stations partner with agencies, non-governmental organizations, and communities to advance research, science education, and public engagement regarding our natural resources.
Tagged: STEM Education
Republican senators rejected an amendment to a No Child Left Behind reform bill Wednesday that looked to establish a federal climate change education program.
The nation and the world need the kind of discovery and imagination that U.S. universities nurture.
More families are actively seeking out STEM focused education programs beyond traditional schooling that provide hands-on, project-based learning experiences for students, which significantly increases the percentage of graduates who pursue STEM degrees.
Federal agencies obligated $29 billion to 995 science and engineering academic institutions in fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).
Close your eyes and imagine a scientist: peering into a telescope, flicking a glass vial in a lab, or sitting at a computer typing out a grant proposal. Did you picture a man or a woman?
Senate Commerce Committee Reviews STEM Education, Fisheries Implementation, IUU Fisheries, And Seasonal Forecasting Bills Flounder
Education, fisheries treaties implementation, IUU fisheries, and seasonal forecasting bills gained bipartisan support in a markup today; the fate of these bills will depend on the Senate.
What do a sociologist from Russia, a biologist from Sweden and artist from the US all have in common? They are all a part of a group of 17 leaders in their fields who, over the next year and a half, will be expected to help demystify the Arctic.
The number of research doctorate degrees awarded by U.S. institutions in 2013 grew by 3.5 % over the previous year, a single-year increase that has only been exceeded twice in the past two decades, according to a new report from the NSF NCSES.
Does the United States have a “glut” or “shortage” of STEM workers? It’s a question that has long permeated policy conversations about the U.S. STEM workforce. But is this the right question to ask?