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Global Work Experience as a Career Boost
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Global Work Experience as a Career Boost

Martha Heller, managing director of the IT Leadership Practice at ZRG Partners, says that global work experience can be a stepping stone to more senior-level IT...

Scientist Shortage? Maybe Not
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Scientist Shortage? Maybe Not

The predictions are dire, the language grim: Looming shortfalls. Gathering storm. Disturbing mosaic. It's not the economy or global warming. It's the coming shortage...

It Works to Dispel Nerdy Image to Students
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It Works to Dispel Nerdy Image to Students

In Canada, the ICT sector is trying to shed its 'nerdy' image in hope of luring the tech-savvy millennial generation back to computer science careers. In response...

Breaking Down the Gender Barrier
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Breaking Down the Gender Barrier

A recent ACM survey of more than 1,400 college-bound high school students found that 45 percent of boys see a computer science major as a "very good" choice, but...

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Emc Aims to Tap the Best Brains in Computer Science

Even though EMC Corp. makes some of the world's most advanced data-storage gear, the Hopkinton, Mass. company is going back to school. Late last month, EMC unveiled...

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Nurturing a Love of Math, Sciences

Experts are concerned that not enough teachers who can arouse passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in public school students are...

Motorola Funds Workshop to Inspire Tomorrow's Innovators
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Motorola Funds Workshop to Inspire Tomorrow's Innovators

The Anita Borg Institute (ABI) for Women and Technology recently announced that the Motorola Foundation has awarded the institute a $30,560 Innovation Generation...

Study Shows Pervasive Bias Linking Males More Than Females With Science
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Study Shows Pervasive Bias Linking Males More Than Females With Science

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that implicit stereotypes, thoughts that people are unwilling to express...

Graduate Science Enrollment Rises, Bringing More Diversity
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Graduate Science Enrollment Rises, Bringing More Diversity

Enrollment in graduate science and engineering (S&E) programs has risen to new levels, including greater percentages of non-White ethnic groups and women, according...

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Cifellows Status Report

The Computing Innovation Fellows (CIFellows) Project has received 526 applications for CIFellowships from 145 distinct colleges and universities. The applications...

Researchers Mull STEM Gender Gap
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Researchers Mull STEM Gender Gap

Studies indicate that although U.S. women have achieved parity or near-parity with men on science and math achievement tests, the top levels of many such fields...

Community Colleges Mobilize to Train Cybersecurity Workers
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Community Colleges Mobilize to Train Cybersecurity Workers

Some experts project that the Obama administration's cybersecurity push will expand two-year colleges' role in supplying cybersecurity workers to government agencies...

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­k Looks to Young Geeks to Secure Cyberspace

Britain is hiring former computer hackers to join a new security unit aimed at protecting cyberspace from foreign spies, thieves and terrorists, the country's terrorism...

Mixed Bag For It Jobs
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Mixed Bag For It Jobs

According to Foote Partners, recent unemployment figures show a mixed outlook for IT jobs. The good news is that some IT hiring segments are actually showing improvement...

Companies Looking to Hire Cio 2.0
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Companies Looking to Hire Cio 2.0

After months of economic uncertainty, recruiters say that companies are once again hiring new CIOs. In addition, they are stepping up hiring across the senior IT...

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Government Needs 10,000 It Security Experts

In early 2009, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates noted that the Defense Department would need to more than double the number of its cyber security experts....

Bringing Girls and Boys to Computer Science With 'alice'
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Bringing Girls and Boys to Computer Science With 'alice'

An animation program called Alice, developed by the late Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon University, is being used by computer scientists around the country to...

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Where's the 'c' in Stem?

While schools around the country are doing more to equip themselves with coursework that prepares students for the needs of today's workforce, on too many occasions...

The Grill: Jane Margolis
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The Grill: Jane Margolis

The convergence of technology, education, and diversity is the topic of a new book written by Jane Margolis of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information...

It Careers Aren't Cool Enough For High School Students
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It Careers Aren't Cool Enough For High School Students

A study by the Conference Board of Canada for the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's IT Skills (CCICT) and Bell Canada found that high school students place a greater...
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