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7 things keeping women out of science careers
Business Insider
Ada Lovelace Day, a day meant to honor female scientists as a way to remember Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, was Oct. 15. In 1842, Lovelace wrote a computer program for a machine that didn't even exist yet. More than 150 years later, women are still lacking in science fields. Nationally, women now earn close to 60 percent of bachelor's degrees overall, but only 20 percent of the degrees in computer science, 20 percent of those in physics and 18 percent of those in engineering according to The New York Times.
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12 technologies to dominate STEM education
Campus Technology
The use of big data, instruction through mobile devices, online learning (including MOOCs) and virtual and remote laboratories that emulate real ones are the technologies that will have the greatest impact on "STEM+" education over the next year. These are the findings of a group of global experts who weighed in on emerging technologies that will most influence education over the next five years.
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The Department of Chemistry of the University of Kentucky invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level. The first position combines computational chemistry with other areas of research. The research area for the second position is open, but we are specifically interested in candidates whose research activities will complement and strengthen existing strengths at UK, such as materials, energy, or biological/pharmaceutical chemistry. For more information, please visit http://chem.as.uky.edu/chem-faculty-positions.
 


5 ways leaders bridge the generational divide
Forbes
We're in the middle of a historic evolutionary leap driven by digital innovation and software technology. And it's created a generational divide that holds both promise and peril for leaders, managers and HR departments. This is a large fail for those of us in the trenches fighting this ongoing employee engagement crisis.
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Diversity forum highlights lack of minority participation in STEM fields
The Badger Herald
In a University of Wisconsin diversity forum event, participants emphasized the need to increase participation from underrepresented student populations in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The underrepresentation of specific student groups in STEM fields is a national and international issue, said Gloria Hawkins, UW's assistant dean of the School of Medicine and Public Health.
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9 steps to effective business emails
By Joe Latta
Email communication is a key part of nearly every project, client relationship and business development effort. In fact, according to a study by the Radicati Group, this year the average corporate employee will dedicate 28 percent of each workday to email, sending and receiving more than 115 messages. Unfortunately, all too often the email messages we create are structured and sent in ways that confuse co-workers, annoy clients and frustrate prospects. That's why we're discussing nine easy steps to make your emails simpler and more powerful.
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The simple shift that will change the way you lead
Forbes
Historically speaking, a boss was someone who was to be respected and feared. He or she was often a distant figure whose office was apart — literally and figuratively — from the rest of the staff. For some lucky employees, the boss was also someone to admire, even if from a distance.
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Top job search mistakes millenials make and how to fix them
Mashable
The job world isn't what it used to be. With twesumes, online portfolios and professional social media platforms, showcasing your experience via a traditional resume template no longer cuts it and, for millennials, figuring out how to prove solid entry-level experience that will catch HR's eye without exaggerating is a lesson in creativity, insight and serious effort.
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Survey finds STEM grads still in high demand, short supply
Kansas City Business Journal
According to a survey of talent recruiters for Fortune 1000 companies, STEM workers are still in short supply and high demand. STEM jobs focus on science, technology, engineering and math. The survey, conducted by Bayer Corp., polled 150 recruiters at both STEM and non-STEM companies and focused primarily on workers with two- and four-year degrees.
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