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UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop …

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Education Dept, NASA Partner on Bus Tour to Promote STEAM Education

The Education Department has held a bus tour that sought to promote NASA‘s journey to Mars program and inspire students to take up higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The Opportunity Across America bus traveled across 11 cities in six states in an effort to foster STEAM education to …

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Siemens Adds Two Partners to STEM Career Technical Education Initiative

Siemens‘ nonprofit arm has partnered with The Center to Advance CTE and The Center on Education and Skills at New America to expand an initiative that aims to train young adults for middle-skill jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Siemens said Friday Advance CTE will support states and communities’ efforts to recruit students …

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NASA to Fund STEM Projects of 3 Informal Education Organizations

NASA will provide three informal education organizations close to $3 million in grants to fund projects that will work to encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers in support of the Journey to Mars. The space agency said Wednesday the organizations will build a Mars exploration exhibit, provide educator professional development on space science and …

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Lockheed Martin, Discovery Education Launch Next Phase of STEM Initiative for Middle Schoolers

Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education have launched the next phase of an initiative that seeks to inform middle school students on deep space exploration through science, technology, engineering and math education. The Generation Beyond program is designed to provide an online curriculum with standards-based digital resources for teachers and families that will work …

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Northrop Sponsors Space Camp Attendance for 80 Middle School Students, 48 Science Teachers

Northrop Grumman will sponsor 80 middle school students and 48 science teachers from the U.S., Australia and the U.K.for them to attend Space Camp July 24 through July 29 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Space Camp will feature space shuttle missions simulations, astronaut training simulators and activities such as rocket building …

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Army, NSTA Pick 4 Student Teams as eCYBERMISSION STEM Contest Winners

The U.S. Army and the National Science Teachers Association have announced four student teams in grade six to nine as winners of the 2015-2016 eCYBERMISSION national competition. The service branch-sponsored online contest is administered by NSTA and aims to encourage students to identify and address community problems through projects that seek to …

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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to 24 Maryland High School Seniors

Northrop Grumman has awarded more than $240,000 in scholarship funds to 24 high school seniors in Maryland this year through its Engineering Scholars Program, Maryland Department of Commerce’s MDBIZ News reported Wednesday. Curran McSwigan writes Northrop gives scholarship grants worth $10,000 per year per student who will pursue engineering, computer science, physics or math …

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