Washington D.C. - According to Brian Witte in the TIMES, "Historians may one day look back on the 21st century as a scientific revolution of sorts. Like the Industrial Revolution that occurred in the 1700 and 1800s, a scientific revolution would transform many aspects of the world around us, including our own selves. The United States may one day play a central role in opening the door to a scientific revolution, but to do so would require a sophisticated method of educating our students about science."
Trenton, NJ - City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CITIE), a partnership between Nesta, a UK Foundation, Accenture and the Future Cities Catapult, has recently published a framework to help cities decide what policy actions to take to support innovation and entrepreneurship.
Galloway, NJ - By spring 2017, Stockton University expects to complete the first phase of a major facilities expansion that will create a distinctive entrance on the Galloway Campus. The state-of-the-art facilities will allow Stockton to accommodate more students and better prepare them for successful careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Galloway Township, NJ – Stockton University offers rising high school seniors interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from 15 high schools and Stockton University faculty from the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics the opportunity to partner. The Science Enrichment Academy at Stockton (SEAS) program introduces students to STEM topics through a wide variety of coursework, data collection, data analysis, problem solving and hands-on experiences in a wide variety of subjects not typically found in the high school setting. At the end of the two weeks, students will present their final projects.
San Diego, CA - Delece Smith-Barrow of US News covered their recent U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference last week which discusses supporting minorities populations in the field of STEM in San Diego. "Many historically black schools are without some of the glitzy amenities that can be found at majority-Caucasian institutions. Tuskegee University in Alabama, for example, may not have the newest labs but it offers something else that can help students of color excel, says school president Brian Johnson.
Randolph, NJ - According to Andrew Sheldon of NJBiz, "Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics recently unveiled a 147,200-square-foot expansion of its Flanders plant — a project driven by a $36.6 million, 10-year tax credit tied to its commitment to more than double the existing 450 employees it has in the area. To fill those jobs, though, Siemens is looking to its neighbor: the County College of Morris."
Trenton, NJ - The Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks, released her 7th newsletter featuring many of New Jersey's colleges and universities. Here are her opening remarks: "As we head into the summer months to pursue new opportunities, explore further studies, conduct research and perhaps enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation, the months ahead also represent a chance to reflect on what we have accomplished and what remains to be done..."
Chatham, NJ - According to Kim Case of the R&D Council, "Home to 14 of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and the world’s highest concentration of scientific professionals and world-class research institutions, New Jersey continues to position itself as a hub for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) discovery. Supporting the state’s position is the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, which brings industry, academia and government together with one voice to ensure New Jersey continues to have a thriving environment for innovation."
Trenton, NJ - According to Hal Bozarth of the Chemistry Council of NJ, “I have been fortunate enough to be involved with the business of chemistry for nearly 30 years,” says Shawn Blythe, chairman of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey. “My work has involved several US states as well as more than a dozen countries, and it’s with that global perspective that I firmly believe the state is uniquely positioned.”
Trenton, NJ - According to the Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks, "Think of us first. Whatever problem you need solved, whatever research you need done, whatever skill you need employees to have, New Jersey’s 65 public and private higher education institutions are ready to help. Dramatic changes and improvements have occurred in New Jersey’s higher education institutions over the past four years, changes designed to make some of the finest institutions in the world more effective, more directly involved and more available to attract, retain and grow business in New Jersey. To coordinate and market these improvements, two state initiatives, the Council on Innovation and the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network, can help you find the information and resources you need."
Trenton, NJ - CCIT Executive-in-Residence Jean Merrill of Morristown is an internationally recognized leader, innovator and strategically-focused research and development (R&D) executive with a record of professional accomplishments in industry and academia.
Galloway, NJ - More than 200 girls in grades 9-11 and 30 educators from high schools throughout New Jersey will attend AAUW NJ teentech 2015, a day of hands-on workshops designed to engage girls in the broad opportunities available in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields.
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Galloway Township, NJ - The Stockton Aviation Research & Technology Park, an auxiliary organization of Stockton University, today assumed the lease of 58 acres in Egg Harbor Township, with plans to kick off development by the end of the year.
Trenton, NJ - It is a pleasure to join New Jersey Business magazine for its Innovative State issue. New Jersey has proven again and again that it is a true home for innovation, strengthening its legacy with ongoing support for discovery. This issue highlights many of those businesses and organizations that redefine New Jersey’s legacy every day.
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