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Report: Greater Wage Parity, Premium For Women In STEM Jobs

A new report from the U.S. Commerce Department found women are still significantly underrepresented in STEM fields, impacting U.S. competitiveness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011

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GVSU Wins Grant To Help Science, Engineering Students

Science and engineering students entering their last two years at Grand Valley State University may be eligible to receive assistance through a National Science Foundation grant that will allow the university to provide scholarships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011


Metro Detroit Science Fair Showcases 1,400 Top Students

Tim Fino, director of the Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit, announced that 1,378 sixth- to 12th-grade students will compete next week for awards and recognition in the STEM disciplines – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.



Community Colleges Join Effort To Boost STEM Leaders

Four of Michigan’s flagship universities and nine top community colleges are embarking on a newly expanded collaboration to accelerate statewide development of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). At a Feb. 3 kick-off […]


EMU’s Project Lead The Way Working To Boost STEM Educators

While experts argue over whether there is a worldwide shortage of science, technology, engineering and math graduates, there is little dispute that North America lags well behind the rest of the world in the category, […]


SME: The Future Of Manufacturing Is In The Third Grade

The world admires the United States for our education system. Students from China, India, Russia and a host of other countries fill our colleges and universities. However, after degrees and work experience are secured, unless […]