Women may fill almost half of the jobs in the U.S., but when it comes to STEM-related occupations, they only fill about 25 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Thanks to high functioning robotic arms, weaving composite parts from long strands of light and strong carbon fibers could make life in the manufacturing industry that much easier.
What do Lord Byron's daughter and a star architect have to do with STEM anyways?
A number of different national events will take place on Manufacturing Day to highlight manufacturing's impact on the world as well as give a sneak peak into different organizations. Manufacturing companies and schools will open the door the public and offer tours of their facilities.
While Englewood in Chicago, IL may not have the best reputation nationally, one program, SEEK, is changing that this summer.
Kids explore a pretend power grid and learn how to make smart energy choices.
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."
As the demand for more workers in manufacturing industries continues to climb, AME wants to connect professionals with the organizations that need their unique skills.
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.
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.