Blogs

Is There A Way to Close the STEM Gender Gap?

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.

Helping STEM Students Realize Engineering is Inherently Creative

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

AutomationDirect Named STEM Education Awards Finalist

On September 11, 2014, The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced AutomationDirect a Finalist in the Corporate Outreach category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards.

AME Announces Its Sponsorship of Manufacturing Day

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.

STEM Children's Museum Exhibit Powers up Energy Education Through Play

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." 

After a YouTube Rant and an Online Campaign, Lego Designs Female Figurines

A YouTube Video and a handwritten letter by two different, special young girls inspires an online campaign that sends a very strong message to the makers of Lego figurines.

STEM Job Seekers Need Look No Further

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.

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.