NASA Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT)

NASA Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT) Status Report From: NASA HQ Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2021 ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NASA STEM (EONS) 2022 Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT) Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:00-4:30 … Read more

Monica Lee Foley, An Exceptional Black Woman, Tells Her STEM Success Story On The New Episode Of Let’s Talk STEM with Dr. Calvin Mackie

Brilliant Rocket Scientist and NASA Space Program Leader is a Stellar Role Model NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Monica Lee Foley, Chief of Staff for the NASA Johnson Space Center, joined the Let’s Talk STEM with Dr. Calvin Mackie podcast and shared her incredible story: an African American woman from Baton Rouge, LA … Read more

Vladimir Putin decrees a week off to stem the outbreak of the epidemic in Russia

The Russian president has several times decreed periods of paid leave to curb the epidemic rather than confine the population, an unpopular measure that risks slowing down the fragile economic recovery. Article written by Posted on 10/20/2021 2:44 PM Update on 10/20/2021 3:55 PM Reading time : 1 min. Vladimir Putin ordered, Wednesday, October 20, … Read more

NASA’s IV &V program officials hold Kids Day in the Park

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – NASA’s IV&V held its annual Kids Day in the Park event on Thursday. More than 2,000 kids in West Virginia and across the nation tuned into the virtual event. They were able to learn about robotics, telescopes and aviation. Specialists presented ways to code robotics and talked about airplanes that they work with. “I think that … Read more

NASA’s Sally Ride Will Become the First Female Astronaut on the US Quarter

Rarely are first times worthy of note when it comes to minted coins. But the U.S. Mint has added NASA Astronaut Sally Ride to its “American Women Quarters” program, marking the first commemoration of a female astronaut on a U.S. quarter, according to a post on the Mint’s website. The coin will appear in 2022, … Read more

the G20 wants to stem the humanitarian crisis, but fails to stand together against the Taliban

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at the G20 in Rome on October 12, 2021. PALAZZO CHIGI PRESS OFFICE / VIA REUTERS Help Afghanistan without helping the Taliban. This is the challenge to which the leaders of the G20 countries, meeting at a distance two months after the precipitous withdrawal of American forces and the victory … Read more

On the Fast Track to Career in STEM – Meet JPL Interns

A master’s student and JPL intern at 19, Natalie Deo has her sights set on a career at the Laboratory, and she’s out to prove it’s never too early to pursue your dreams. To hear Natalie Deo explain why she wanted to leave high school at the age of 14 and go straight into higher … Read more

NASA promotes STEM Education at CWU with grants

September 21, 2021 11:52 AM Posted: September 21, 2021 11:52 AM Image credit: CWU ELLENSBURG, Wash. — As part of an effort to expand STEM education in the Northwest United States, NASA will award $8.5 million to Central Washington University over the next four years for instructional programs. According to an announcement from CWU on … Read more

JPL Internship Program Expanding Diversity in STEM – Edu News

Five years in, a JPL initiative forging relationships with students and faculty at historically Black colleges and universities continues expanding its reach, hosting 48 interns this year. Brandon Ethridge, a flight systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, has had a year to remember. The 24-year-old got engaged, became a father, and … Read more

NASA, UMES partner to promote STEM careers at Wallops, Goddard

NASA and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore officially extended their partnership to continue to expand workforce, research and educational opportunities. Dennis Andrucyk, director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, and Heidi M. Anderson, UMES president, signed the agreement Tuesday, Sept. 7, that creates a pipeline of students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers to Goddard … Read more