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Excerpts from Our Live Tweetchat on April 10, 2018
April 18, 2018 · Uncategorized

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Tell others about STEM Learning Ecosystems and Win a $1500 Trip!
March 27, 2018 · Uncategorized

STEM Ecosystems Fall Conference Giveaway

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Mentoring Programs from Across the Ecosystems
January 22, 2018 · Uncategorized

Mentoring: a relationship in which an experienced person assists another in developing specific skills and knowledge to enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth. January is National Mentoring Month. STEM Ecosystems build bridges between schools and their communities and put strong mentoring programs in place. This helps students with their education and gives them an understanding of what careers […]

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SXSW EDU 2018 selects STEM Learning Ecosystems to lead panel on Employability in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
October 18, 2017 · Uncategorized

 STEM Learning Ecosystems is proud to announce its selection as presenters at SXSW EDU 2018. The panel discussion, Not “Random Acts of STEM”: Planned Career Success, will be part of the Employability track. The discussion will feature Gerald Solomon, Co-Founder of STEM Learning Ecosystems; Gregory Washington, Dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine; and Parminder Jassal, […]

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STEM Learning Ecosystems Leaders Rock!
September 12, 2017 · Uncategorized

Congratulations to Higher Education Visionaries for Recognition as Academic Leaders   Carnegie Corporation of New York today named seven exceptional American college and university presidents as recipients of its Academic Leadership Award. The honor consists of $500,000 in support for each winner’s academic initiatives. The award recognizes educators who, in addition to fulfilling their administrative and managerial roles with dedication […]

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Business Engagement Models to Increase Undergraduate STEM Student Persistence
April 6, 2017 · Uncategorized

The Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, college and university presidents, and other leaders dedicated to the creation of a highly skilled future workforce. BHEF members collaborate and form strategic partnerships to build new undergraduate pathways; improve alignment between higher education and the workforce; and produce a diverse, highly skilled talent pool to meet demand in emerging fields. […]

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An Inspiring Woman
March 31, 2017 · Uncategorized

March is Women’s History Month, and many organizations have shared examples of women who have made a difference in their communities and the world. We asked STEM Ecosystems members about their personal experiences and women who have been their role models. Kaci Fankhauser, an AmeriCorps VISTA working with the Arizona SciTech Ecosystem, said: “When I was a kid, the woman […]

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People smiling around a table at a meeting, holding a sign about their STEM Ecosystem
It is better to be a TEAM than to fly solo
March 8, 2017 · Uncategorized

There’s a popular acronym about the benefit of a TEAM, Together Everyone Achieves More. Is that a true statement, or just a cute saying? Does everyone on a team, or in an ecosystem, benefit? Participants in STEM Learning Ecosystems are answering with a resounding yes. A few years ago, the STEM Funders Network invested in a thorough analysis of productive […]

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All about the “E” … National Engineers Week – February 19-25
February 23, 2017 · Uncategorized

We love STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math – but this week, it’s all about the E! National Engineers Week runs February 19-25. Engineering careers span many disciplines, from aerospace to the environment (on Earth), from computers to biomedical applications to manufacturing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the field of engineering will grow as much as 10 percent in […]

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Research Spotlight – Maker Spaces
January 16, 2017 · Uncategorized

Connecting MakerSpaces with Schools: Findings from the STEMLiMS project could help in supporting young people to connect the personal interest-driven work that they engage in at Makerspaces with the more formalized demands of STEM learning in school. As highlighted on informalscience.org, the Investigating STEM Literacies in MakerSpaces (STEMLiMS)  (NSF DRL#1422532) project is a 3-year ethnographic and design-based research study that […]

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