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Article ID: 713988

2010 college graduate empowers girls through clothing brand

Wichita State University

2010 Wichita State University graduate, entrepreneur, and mother, Emilee Palomino is empowering girls allover the world through her brand, Smarty Girl. This brand makes STEM designed leggingsfor girls, such as airplanes, robots, chemistry, dinosaurs, and more.

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5-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: CSUs Awarded $7M to Improve Equity in STEM Education

Article ID: 713929

CSUs Awarded $7M to Improve Equity in STEM Education

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Six CSU campuses will receive a combined $7.5 million to reimagine online courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields: Fullerton, Humboldt, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos and Sonoma. ​The awards are issued by the California Education Learning Lab, a new grant-making program administered by the state that is intended to close equity and achievement gaps in STEM and other disciplines.

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4-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Women in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Initiative Convenes at ISPOR 2019

Article ID: 713287

Women in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Initiative Convenes at ISPOR 2019

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), held a session for its Women in HEOR initiative yesterday late afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference in New Orleans, LA, USA.

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22-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: ILSAMP Symposium showcases benefits for diverse students, STEM pipeline

Article ID: 713166

ILSAMP Symposium showcases benefits for diverse students, STEM pipeline

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne’s Education and Outreach Programs division partners with a number of organizations to advance STEM-related programs. Among them is the Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ILSAMP) program, dedicated to helping underrepresented minority (URM) students working toward a degree in a STEM field. Argonne recently participated in ILSAMP’s annual Student Research Symposium, which provides ILSAMP-funded students the opportunity to present their research, network with professional in the Illinois science community and learn more about their chosen field.

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20-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Integrating Scientific Computing into Science Curricula

Article ID: 712755

Integrating Scientific Computing into Science Curricula

Brookhaven National Laboratory

With guidance from the Brookhaven National Lab, nearby Adelphi University just added a new minor in scientific computing—the use of computers to solve real-world science problems.

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13-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Mathematics/Computer Sciences Division of Council on Undergraduate Research Selects 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees

Article ID: 712460

Mathematics/Computer Sciences Division of Council on Undergraduate Research Selects 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Pamela E. Harris (Williams College), Manda Riehl (Rose-Hulman Inst of Technology), and Kenneth Berenhaut (Wake Forest U) are recognized for outstanding mentoring of undergraduate researchers in mathematics/computer sciences.

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7-May-2019 8:30 AM EDT

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Newswise: Increasing ‘Grit’ Personality Trait Is Possible, Predicting College Students’ Improved 
Academic Success

Article ID: 711999

Increasing ‘Grit’ Personality Trait Is Possible, Predicting College Students’ Improved Academic Success

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Current psychological studies suggest that the personality trait of “grit,” or strength of character, is a better predictor of academic success among college students than more commonly used measures such as a standardized test scores and demographic indicators.

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26-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711963

New STEM Resources Added to Materials Explorers™ Program

TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)

The materials science and engineering outreach program focused on high school interactions has expanded its topic areas through the support of the Arconic Foundation.

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26-Apr-2019 8:40 AM EDT

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Newswise: NSF Director France A. Córdova to Receive Honorary CUR Fellows Award

Article ID: 711896

NSF Director France A. Córdova to Receive Honorary CUR Fellows Award

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Astrophysicist France A. Córdova, the 14th director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will receive the Honorary CUR Fellows Award at an April 30 reception during the Council on Undergraduate Research’s 2019 Posters on the Hill event on Capitol Hill.

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25-Apr-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: CSU STEM VISTA Helps Improve Graduation Rates Through Community Engagement

Article ID: 711820

CSU STEM VISTA Helps Improve Graduation Rates Through Community Engagement

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​STEM students at the CSU are reaping the benefits of service learning, thanks to the stellar members of the CSU STEM VISTA program. Service learning, as a high impact practice, increases students' chances of staying in school and graduating in a timely manner. To get more underrepresented STEM students involved in service learning, the CSU STEM VISTA programs at several campuses are partnering with their campus service-learning centers to offer opportunities that combine STEM and community engagement.

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23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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