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Tag Archives: STEM

Md.’s rankings for business climate all over the place

Maryland is No. 1 — or is it No. 7? On third thought, it might be 41st. Critics and champions of the Free State’s business climate and tax policy have plenty to argue about most days, and all-over-the-place business climate rankings do little to quell the conflict.

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Discovery Communications unveils new STEM initiative

Discovery Communications Inc., of Bethesda, a media company whose holdings include 155 worldwide television networks, as well as a variety of educational products and services, announced a new multimedia, national STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education initiative called “Connect the Dots,” aimed at inspiring youngsters’ interest in STEM subjects.

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Coppin out to STEM the tide with Science & Technology Center

Coppin State University is the latest of several Maryland colleges to throw support — and dollars — behind the hot-button fields of science, technology, engineering and math as a way to boost competiveness and attract highly motivated students.

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Craig Imler and Renetta Tull: Stem tide of grad-student losses

America must compete internationally to provide more professionals with advanced degrees, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). But retaining students in these fields is challenging, as Ph.D. students are usually engaged in long and somewhat isolated academic programs.

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Donald C. Fry: Coaxing young people back to the basics

Virtually everybody in business, government and education agrees that ramping up knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) among young people in Maryland’s school systems and colleges is essential for the development of a workforce that can meet the needs of future employers.

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Salisbury University gets $2M for English as a second language

SALISBURY — Salisbury University has secured a $2 million grant to continue funding courses that help local teachers reach students who are learning English as a second language. The Daily Times reports this is the third such grant Professor Anjali Pandey ...

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