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Destenie Nock, Engineer and International Volunteer

February 16, 2014
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Destenie Nock

You may assume that a child born to an engineer and technology enthusiast was destined to be involved in STEM, but Destenie Nock fell in love with numbers by choice. Unlike other fields of study, Nock was drawn to mathematics because its resolute quality. “There are right and wrong answers – nothing between.” Nock originally…

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A Taste of Molecules Upcoming Events February 2014

February 5, 2014
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Taste of Molecules by Diane Fresquez

We are happy to announce the following events featuring A Taste of Molecules’ author, Diane Fresquez. February 10, Cairo American University in Cairo Outreach Program, and the School of Sciences and Engineering Book talk and tasting Eating is a multi-sensory experience, and scientists are working…

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Next Bus Stop: Science Fun And Learning

January 30, 2014
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Biobus mobile science lab

Founded in 2008 by Ben Dubin-Thaler, the BioBus is a mobile science laboratory housed on a 1974 upcycled transit bus equipped with 100,000 worth of research grade microscopes.  In short, the BioBus is a field trip visiting schools and communities throughout the New York Metropolitan area. …

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December-January Media Round Up

January 28, 2014
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Women in Tech

1. Girl Scout cookies are doing more than raise Iowa residents’ blood sugar levels this sale season: these delicious bites are actually helping scouts get more exposure to STEM. 2. Sheryl Sandberg encourages female graduate students to ‘lean in’ in an updated version, Lean In…

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The Scientista Symposium 2014

January 24, 2014
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The Scientista Symposium 2014

Looking to add some life and pizzazz into your STEM education this spring? Don’t miss the inaugural Scientista Symposium, a full-day conference and research symposium for women studying science, technology, engineering fields! It will take place on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Campus. From…

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What Is Keeping Women Out of Leadership Jobs in Academic Medicine? | Science Careers

January 15, 2014
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women in medicine

Recently Science Careers wrote an article with the question, “What is keeping women out of leadership jobs in academic medicine?” The article addresses the question with a few possible answers to why women are underrepresented in the field’s top ranks.  The question of why women continue…

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20 STEM Summer Internships for College Students

January 9, 2014
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STEM Summer Internships

It’s that time of year again – summer internship application season. Many companies and organizations are accepting applications from college students for summer 2014 or will be opening their application forms soon. Summer internship is a great way to gain experience in your field, learn…

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