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Helping STEM Students Realize Engineering is Inherently Creative

What do Lord Byron's daughter and a star architect have to do with STEM anyways?

Obama Mingles With a Giraffe at 'Maker Faire' to Promote STEM Education and Boost Manufacturing Industries

Today President Barack Obama mingled with a 17-foot electric giraffe. It was towering in the South Lawn of the White House as a symbol of innovation at the White House's first "Maker's Faire." 

AME Announces New Scholarship For Students Interested in Manufacturing Careers

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)’s scholarship funding arm, AME Institute and Kronos Incorporated recently announced a new scholarship for students interested in manufacturing careers.

Inspiring STEM Students Through the International Space Station

This year's U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference was aimed to focus on tangible results and facilitate collaboration to develop strategies that will help drive the STEM workforce, fill more STEM jobs and encourage greater student participation in STEM education.

Engineering Back-to-Basics Help

This article was published in our February 2008 issue of Control Design along with "The Not-So-Odd Couple."

Lego and National Instruments to Overhaul STEM Education in America

Lego invests in redesigning the STEM revolution. They have maintained a relationship with National Instruments for over 20 years with the purpose of bringing hands-on learning to children in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines and continue to push for modern learning styles.

Siemens Sponsors Initiative to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Siemens hopes to infuse more women into the engineering workforce.  And they have a great idea of how to do it.

Can STEM Education Be Influential in K-12 Classrooms?

The latest report from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council shows that integrating (STEM) disciplines in K-12 education leads to greater student retention and achievement, improved college-readiness skills and increased interest in pursuing a STEM-related career.

How Demographics Affect Careers in STEM

How does your gender, marital status and family affect a career in science, technology, engineering and math?

How to Double Your Engineering Grads

University of Utah Doubles Engineering Grads in Support of High-Tech Job Growth