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Article ID: 702178

Improving Tools for Modeling the Interaction of Fluids and Solids

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have received an award of nearly $385,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project to develop new and improved simulation tools for modeling physical problems relating to the interaction of fluids and solids, called fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems.

15-Oct-2018 11:30 AM EDT



Article ID: 702084

Dominican University Receives NSF Grant to Enhance STEM Courses

Dominican University

This $526,892 NSF grant will support retention and graduation rates of students pursuing bachelor's degrees in STEM fields.

11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT



Article ID: 702032

Sandia Labs names first Jill Hruby Fellows

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories has named Mercedes Taylor and Chen Wang its first Jill Hruby Fellows. The honorees have each been awarded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in technical leadership, comprising national security-relevant research with an executive mentor.

11-Oct-2018 9:35 AM EDT


Article ID: 702016

IMSA Announces Passing of Founder, Dr. Leon Lederman

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

It is with heartfelt sorrow that Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announces the death of its founder, Dr. Leon Lederman, on Wednesday, October 3 at the age of 96. As a physicist, researcher, university professor, national laboratory director, and Nobel Laureate, Dr. Leon Lederman influenced the role of science and science education, but will be remembered most by the IMSA Community for his love of science and students.

10-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT



Article ID: 701905

Bringing Robotics To Girls In Ghana

Texas A&M University

Dr. Judy Amanor-Boadu, an electrical engineering former student, is creating new STEM opportunities for girls in Ghana. Amanor-Boadu ’13 ’18 was inspired during her graduate studies at Texas A&M University to start a series of girls’ robotics clubs in her home country of Ghana.

10-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Article ID: 701898

Noted mathematician Benedict Gross joins Scripps Research Board of Directors

Scripps Research Institute

Benedict Gross, PhD, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Harvard University and former dean of Harvard College, has joined the Board of Directors at Scripps Research.

9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701726

WVU part of 10-university alliance improving diversity in STEM

West Virginia University

Funded by a five-year, $3.5 million NSF grant, the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation will examine underrepresented students’ perceptions of STEM disciplines and careers and work to improve recruitment, retention and graduation rates of these students.

5-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT



Article ID: 701711

WVU part of 10-university alliance improving diversity in STEM

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

West Virginia University continues to be part of a multimillion dollar effort across a 10-university alliance to support STEM education for underrepresented students in Appalachia.

5-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT


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