5 Top STEM Colleges for Diversity

These are some of the top STEM colleges for diversity named to the list of STEM JOBS Approved Colleges for 2016. Attracting and supporting students and faculty from many cultural and ethnic backgrounds with different life experiences and perspectives is an important part of any school. A bright spotlight focused on the need for diversity...

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5 Female Mathematicians to Know

Do you love crunching numbers and solving problems? Check out these female mathematicians who paved the way for your own math discoveries! 1. Danica McKellar Danica McKellar is totally legit. Not only has she been in multiple movies and starred in the television series The Wonder Years, but McKellar is also an accomplished female mathematician....

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Busting 5 Myths about STEM Majors

It turns out that people have a lot of misconceptions about STEM majors. Look past the stereotypes to see if a STEM major is right for you. Traditionally, STEM majors seemed to attract a certain person or demand stringent requirements. As the STEM world evolves to become more inclusive, the realities about STEM majors –...

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Express Yourself with Voter Registration Day

Today is National Voter Registration Day and volunteers from all over the nation are working to make sure that anyone who wants to exercise their right to vote can do so. Celebrities are joining members of many non-profit organizations at concerts, sporting events, malls, and subways to talk to people and register them to vote....

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5 Famous Women in Engineering

Learn about some famous women in engineering who reached new heights for female professionals in STEM. As women in engineering are encouraged to follow their career dreams, it is important to remember the female engineers who broke through barriers, ignored critics, made some of the most innovative advancements of their time, and continue opening doors...

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#HighSchoolProblems

Don't worry, you're not alone – we've all dealt with the unique experience of high school problems. School is supposed to be a place for learning, but in the interest of keeping it real, life sometimes gets in the way. Many high school problems can occur at other times in life, yet when many of...

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By |August 11th, 2016|Featured, Is there a place for me?, Real World|0 Comments

Extreme Sports – Whitewater Rafting Guide

Sports and STEM go hand in hand, including extreme sports. Heather Ludwig, a whitewater rafting guide and high school science teacher, is the perfect example of someone who combines her love of sport and passion for STEM to make her dream career. Heather began her journey as a whitewater rafting guide in the spring of...

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Sally Ride Day

Sally Ride, a physicist and astronaut who made history as the first American woman in space, serves as a great role model for girls interested in pursuing a STEM career. Even though men still outnumber in women in STEM careers, there's a lot more encouragement and support for girls to pursue their interest in science and math...

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5 Top STEM Colleges for Women

These top STEM colleges for women are making great education more diverse Great STEM programs are a dime a dozen, thanks to the surge in funding for science programs. But top stem colleges and universities aren't always the best colleges for women in STEM. Over the last 40 years, higher education has been trying to...

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5 Famous Female Scientists Who Brought Diversity to STEM

STEM gets the rep of being a male-dominated field, but it boasts a long line of pioneering women. Check out these 5 famous female scientists who paved the way for women in STEM today!

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