STEM conference aims to prepare students for careers

"We want to grow the next generation of business leaders," STEMworks Director of STEM and Workforce Development Program Isla Young said to PBN......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Industry roundtable: Home Care

How do you find qualified workers? Is it sustainable to be in constant hiring mode? How do you prepare students for careers in home health care? What is the future of the industry? Law firm Hodgson Russ and the Albany Business Review hosted a disc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019

Join us April 4 to learn how New Mexico can best prepare students for careers

"Whatever happened to vo-tech?" An audience member asked that excellent question at a talk I gave to the Kiwanis Club in 2017 about New Mexico's economy, which touched on student readiness for the workplace. She stumped me. Quite a few business.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

On National STEM Day, diversity still an issue

Today is National STEM Day, and a growing number of companies and organizations are working to prepare younger generations for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.  It’s been projected about 2.4 million STEM-related jobs remain.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

MilliporeSigma"s Curiosity Cube aims to inspire STEM workforce of the future

MilliporeSigma is trying to spark interest in science careers this week with a traveling science lab that was once a shipping container.  The business, a life science company with facilities in Milwaukee, is visiting the community with its Curiosi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

Robotics Engineer Barbie aims to expose girls to STEM careers

Mattel Inc. is introducing Robotics Engineer Barbie, designed to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers. Only 24% of STEM jobs are held by women, according to data .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 26th, 2018

Firm aims to be voice for accused students

A Buffalo law firm wants to be the first place a college student turns when accused of wrongdoing on campus. Attorneys at Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC said they recognized the need for students to have legal representation and recently sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2019

STEM-certified master’s in finance creates pathways for international students

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) reports that nearly 35 percent of all applications to graduate business programs in the U.S. come from other countries. For master’s programs in finance, that number jumps to 75 percent of all applic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Stereotypes about STEM ability impact retention of minorities in STEM majors, jobs

New research from Emory’s Goizueta Business School shows that when it comes to selecting a college major, and potentially a career, professors, academic advisors and other students may influence a minority student’s choice and decision to stay in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

The head of this nonprofit improves people’s earnings to $40K from $12K a year

Per Scholas provides free technology training to unemployed and underemployed adults, places them in jobs and helps them start IT careers. From 16 students in 1998, when Plinio Ayala joined as vice... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019

Love & Money: How parenthood foils STEM careers — and not just for women

New research reveals some depressing trends for career-minded mothers and fathers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2019

Big Hoopla STEM Challenge channels kids’ love for hoops into education

Growing from 250 students at its start in 2013, this year’s Big Hoopla STEM Challenge will engage more than 1,000 of the next generation’s makers, builders and innovators at a free hot-shot basketball contest on Selection Sunday. Founder Scott .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

DBJ"s Bizwomen Mentoring Monday (Photos)

Hundreds of women gathered Monday at Sinclair Community College for the Dayton Business Journal's Mentoring Monday event. Those from all levels of their careers, including a handful of high school students, gathered as part of a national Mentoring M.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

New Stem Cell Therapy Can Treat Rare Blood Disorders

It’s extremely difficult to treat rare health disorders which can be fatal. However a new, private biotech project aims to change that, after combining CRISPR, a gene-e.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 27th, 2019

How parenthood foils STEM careers — and not just for women

New research reveals some depressing trends for career-minded mothers and fathers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2019

STEM Careers Are Even Harder On Parents Than We Thought, Study Finds

Many new parents leave STEM fields shortly after having their first child The future, as anyone who has sought career counseling in the last 20 years knows, is in STEM. Good jobs in science,.....»»

Category: topSource: timeFeb 20th, 2019

STEM-focused school will cater to students who don’t speak English

The Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School, designed by Perkins+Will, will offer a STEM-focused curriculum that will provide specialized education for students with little to no proficiency in the English language......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 13th, 2019

Tamlyn and the University of Houston partner to educate the architects of tomorrow

A rigorous university program is essential to prepare students for a career in architecture. But academics can only take you so far. Visits with working architects, builders and product manufacturers bring concepts to life and prepare archit.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 18th, 2019

GSK Foundation awards UNC $1M

A $1.13 million grant to UNC-Chapel Hill will support Triangle-area students entering STEM studies and the workforce.  On Friday morning, the university announced the funds from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, launching the universi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Virtual Reality Gets Real In the Operating Room

Doctors and medical students are increasingly using virtual reality to prepare for surgery. A few days before tugging on surgical gloves to slice.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

US Rage For Endless Wars Threatens World Peace In The New Year

Authored by Stephen Lendman, Washington’s hegemonic aims, under Republicans and undemocratic Dems, represent the greatest threat to world peace and humanity’s survival. At his annual marathon Q & A news conference last week, Vladimir Putin warned .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2019