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Biogen's Alex Cameron Discusses Biogen-MIT Biotech in Action

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When the pandemic hit, in-person lessons at the Community Lab paused. That’s when Biogen-Lemelson-MIT Program Biotech in Action launched, providing online science and lab classes. Going virtual allowed us to go global – working with 10,000 students in 19 countries over the past two years.

Reuter-Stokes Drives Technology Innovation with Student STEM Day Event

Reuter-Stokes drives technology innovation for 100 Twinsburg-Area High School Students at STEM event with help from Funny Car Drag Racing World Champion and his 330mph vehicle
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TWINSBURG, Ohio, May 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Reuter-Stokes, a Baker Hughes business, hosted a successful STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) event for 100 Twinsburg-Area High School students at its global headquarters in Twinsburg, Ohio today.

NJIT Receives $800,000 PSEG Grant to Expand STEM Career Pathways

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By Andrew McMains

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received an $800,000 PSEG Foundation grant that will soon expand access to STEM degrees and careers for local Newark residents, first-generation students, and those from historically underrepresented communities in the STEM fields.

Cambridge Launchpad As Illumina Targets Five Million STEM Learners

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 By Tony Quested

Cambridge is unveiled as the launchpad for the biggest long-term initiative ever unveiled on this side of the Atlantic to get more youngsters involved in STEM careers – thanks to US genomics giant Illumina.

Illumina and Cambridge LaunchPad joined forces in an historic venture to take the DNA Day programme to UK schools for the first time. Cambridge was chosen for the launch as the founding cradle of DNA discovery and genomics advancements.

Finding a Career in Financial Services With ESG Investing

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by Sarah Adams of Vert Asset Management 

There’s a conventional attitude toward work that entails leaving everything you do outside of work behind, as though nothing else exists. With this perspective, you are encouraged to fit your family, your morals, yourself, around the job.

I was raised that way. As an elementary school kid, if I had to call my mom at work she’d answer the call in a hushed tone, as though she was receiving an illicit phone call. Her office was not interested that her 10-year-old needed to be picked up from school, let alone that she had kids at all.

3M Perspectives on the State of Science

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This year’s State of Science Index (SOSI) shows that there is hope on the horizon for science. While all generations have exceptionally high trust in science (90% younger, 89% older), younger generations are more likely to say science is very important to their everyday lives (61% of Gen Z and Millennials, vs. 53% of Gen X and Baby Boomers). Looking further, SOSI data indicates that social impact is the next big opportunity for science.

Young Americans Have High Appreciation and Expectations for Science, but Misinformation Threatens the Future

Fifth year of 3M and Ipsos global survey reveals Americans want science to help solve for sustainability, health and STEM equity challenges
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ST. PAUL, Minn., April 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The outlook for science is promising—especially among young Americans. Millennials and Gen Z have high appreciation for science and expect it will solve many of the world’s challenges, reports the 3M 2022 State of Science Index (SOSI). They’re significantly more likely than their older counterparts to say they expect to appreciate science more over the next five years (63% of Gen Z and Millennials, vs. 43% of Gen X and Baby Boomers).

3M Helps 'Industrial' Athletes Chase Their Skilled Trade Dreams

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3M and the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) hopes to inspire students interested in skilled trades through its national signing day celebration- an event modeled after the NCAA’s National Signing Day.

3M and NC3 awarded 50 students, who participated in the NC3 National Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day on April 14, with a $1,000 scholarship.

Martha Bennett, global vice president, 3M Safety and Industrial Business Group, said NC3 National Signing Day gives students a chance to celebrate their education choice with their community.

SC Johnson and 4th Family Team Up to Empower Youth in Underserved Communities by Leveraging the Power of STEM and Sports

Program to reach 4,000 middle school-aged children in Racine, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois
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RACINE, Wis., April 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson, the maker of household consumer brands including Windex®, OFF!® and method®, today announced a partnership with 4th Family, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth in underserved communities by combining the relevance of sports with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning. The partnership will create the “STEM & Sport Team Up,” a learning program that features the science behind the sports children love to play.

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