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October 17, 2019

Consider this …

  • Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer for having written an algorithm that would allow a machine to carry out complex tasks that had not been pre-programmed.

  • Harriet Brooks Pitcher received her master’s degree in 1901; her wor...

October 18, 2018

STAN members know the value of science in society; evidence-based knowledge and decisions permeate our world and our work. By tapping into STEAM events, you can bring new perspectives to your work and play a bigger role in disseminating science throughout your communit...

February 23, 2018

Do you identify with this scenario?

You’ve put in your full workday and you take stock of what you hoped to accomplish and see how little you were able to strike off your to-do list. Tired and frustrated, you decide to try to cram in a few things before calling it quits...

November 27, 2017

Change is in the air.

This fall, the STEM community gathered in a variety of ways. If you attended one of the many events, perhaps you too noticed renewed energy in discussions around the value and importance of STEM and a commitment to equity and inclusion. So many of...

November 18, 2016

Science and technology (S&T) has a reputation, one that we need to “fix”. Like most reputations, S&T’s reputation is partially based on truth and partially based on perception. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a fan of S&T and you know the truth –there is a l...

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