This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version    RSS    Subscribe    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit March 20, 2014

Home   Conference   About   Career Center   Events   Membership   Newsroom   Donate   Sponsors   Contact     

 

New York elementary school students learn about STEM careers
New Paltz Times
Fifth-graders at Highland Elementary School in Highland, N.Y., got a close-up look at a 3-D printer during a recent presentation. SUNY Ulster assistant professor Sal Ligotino, who coordinates the college's industrial and surveying technology programs, visited the elementary school to share his expertise with the youngsters. It was all about getting the students interested in pursuing careers someday in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  


'Cosmos': Can a black scientist be TV's new breakout star?
The Grio
There's a new program on television that features space travel, alien-looking sea creatures, time travel, awe-inspiring special effects and thought-provoking insight about life as we know it. No, it's not some existential new sci-fi HBO series, it's a 13-episode Fox mini-series about the universe called "Cosmos: A Space Odyssey." Hosted by astrophysicist and science rock star Neil deGrasse Tyson, the show is a revamp of Carl Sagan's show of the same name that premiered more than 30 years ago.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Spreadsheet Problem-Solving & VBA Programming Course

Spreadsheets are a powerful problem-solving tool for chemical engineers. Take advantage of a three-day immersion into Spreadsheet Problem Solving and Excel VBA Programming. This course is a combination of two popular AIChE courses: Spreadsheet Problem Solving and Excel VBA Programming Register for this class May 13 -14, 2014 Houston, TX.
 


Calculating women: How to get more girls into math
The Christian Science Monitor
Women have come a long way from being seen only as pie bakers to today's pi pioneers. Last Friday was Pi Day, a celebration that falls on March 14 each year. Pi Day celebrations would be well served if parents take time to review with their kids that mathematics is for everyone, especially those who love puzzles. Ruth Charney, president of American Women in Mathematics, is keen to solve one word problem in particular: woman + mathematician = mathematician and not "woman mathematician."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Opinion: Why lawmakers need to invest in STEM education
Crosscut
Washington's many technology employers are hungry for qualified workers, from the folks who install and maintain the systems that keep buildings running in downtown Spokane, to nuclear physicists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, to agricultural workers in Yakima Valley, to software engineers at Microsoft's campus in Redmond.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Why good managers are so rare
Harvard Business Review
Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82 percent of the time. Bad managers cost businesses billions of dollars each year, and having too many of them can bring down a company. Businesses that get it right, however, and hire managers based on talent will thrive and gain a significant competitive advantage.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  FEATURED COMPANIES
NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS®
A specialty chemical company that formulates, markets and distributes true solution liquid fertilizer and industrial chemicals throughout North America. View our current Job Listings here
Advertise here!

To find out how to feature your company in the NOBCChe eBrief and other advertising opportunities, Contact Tom Crist at 972-402-7724.
MORE


Robotics competition gets crowds on their feet for STEM education
NewsWorks
The gym at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia was filled with students, parents and spectators recently — some donning bizarre costumes and spray dyed hairdos — dancing, cheering and shouting in support of their favorite teams. It was all in the name of science, engineering, technology and math. The sporting-event-like excitement is exactly what mentor and judge Scott Rankin says the FIRST Robotics competitions are all about.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Utah Senate approves $20 million for STEM education
Deseret News
Lawmakers approved a major push for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in Utah recently with the appropriation of $20 million to the STEM Action Center. HB150 directs funding toward the professional development and endorsement of educators in STEM education under the direction of the STEM Action Center, which coordinates STEM education in the state.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Leadership: How to get from good to great
Inc.
Company leaders always want to motivate, inspire and support their people to the absolute fullest. But most go to bed at night suspecting that they are coming up a little short. Maybe more than a little. Take heart: You can become a truly great leader. Here's what it takes.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
 



NOBCChE eBrief

Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Caitlin Harrison, Content Editor, 469.420.2657  
Contribute news


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of the NOBCChE eBrief was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here — it's free!

Recent issues

March 13, 2014
March 6, 2014
Feb. 27, 2014
Feb. 27, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063