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Survey: ­.s. Women and Minority Scientists Often Discouraged From Pursuing STEM Careers
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Survey: ­.s. Women and Minority Scientists Often Discouraged From Pursuing STEM Careers

A lack of quality science and math education programs, persistent stereotypes, and financial issues related to the cost of education are the top three causes for...

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Rising Demand For Sql, Linux Skills

ITWorldCanada.comA recent Technology Demand and Supply Q4 2009 report, produced for the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, found that SQL, C#, .NET and Linux...

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Initiative Grants Access to STEM Curriculum

A program to help enhance American Indian students' achievement in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has been developed by the...

Greener Resume Can Give College Graduates Edge in Job Market
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Greener Resume Can Give College Graduates Edge in Job Market

Green-collar jobs grew at twice the rate for traditional jobs from 1998 to 2007. During the  recession, a greener resume can be the answer to getting hired, says...

Tough Job Market Can Mean Good News for New College Graduates
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Tough Job Market Can Mean Good News for New College Graduates

Although this year's college graduates face one of the toughest job markets in decades, they actually have an advantage over other job seekers, according to Andy...

No Techs Please, We're British
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No Techs Please, We're British

Why is it that girls don't go for science in the UK, when in India it's a plum career choice?

Gender Discrimination Linked to Poor Project Management
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Gender Discrimination Linked to Poor Project Management

A new Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology report suggests that technically oriented women may face gender discrimination in their jobs at high-tech firms...

Bias Called Persistent Hurdle For Women in Sciences
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Bias Called Persistent Hurdle For Women in Sciences

Cultural biases are still hindering the progress of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, according to an American Association...

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Silicon Valley Loses Foreign Talent

Silicon Valley is losing more foreign-born executives, engineers, and scientists due to better opportunities in their native countries, tough U.S. immigration laws...

ACM Council on Women Honors Leader in Improving Cad Performance
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ACM Council on Women Honors Leader in Improving Cad Performance

ACM's Council on Women in Computing has named Pennsylvania State University computer science professor Mary Jane Irwin the 2010-2011 Athena Lecturer. 

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Women in It: How to Combat Misconceptions

Experts say the information technology (IT) industry needs to start appealing to women at a younger age to encourage more of them to choose it as a career. 

China Drawing High-Tech Research From ­.s.
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China Drawing High-Tech Research From ­.s.

U.S. companies—and their engineers—are being drawn to China more and more as the country develops a high-tech economy that increasingly competes directly with the...

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It Adds 25,000-Plus Jobs in 2010

A new survey from the TechServe Alliance says IT employment grew by 14,000 jobs from January to February 2010, representing one of the strongest month-to-month...

E-Skills Launches ­k Manifesto
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E-Skills Launches ­k Manifesto

Major IT employers have partnered with skills council e-Skills UK to launch the e-Skills Manifesto, which calls for additional investment in developing needed technology...

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Race Matters

Black college instructors play a significant role in encouraging black science students to persist as science majors, according to a study by Cornell University...

Emotional Computer Tutor Improves Girls' Math Scores
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Emotional Computer Tutor Improves Girls' Math Scores

Students in Massachusetts will help fine-tune a computer-based, emotionally perceptive mathematics tutoring software developed by University of Massachusetts Amherst...

Annual Science Festival to Host 'excite Your Mind' Events
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Annual Science Festival to Host 'excite Your Mind' Events

The San Diego Science Festival , the largest celebration of science on the West Coast, will be held March 20-27 to raise awareness of the importance of science,...

Survey: Educators Aren't Discussing STEM Careers With Students
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Survey: Educators Aren't Discussing STEM Careers With Students

Science and math educators are keeping classes knowledgeable and interesting, but they are not promoting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers...

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Enrollment Down in Canada's ICT Programs

Across Canada, enrollment in information and communication technology (ICT) degree programs is down. A 2008 study prepared for the Information and Communications...

Researchers Engage Communities to Support Women in It Careers
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Researchers Engage Communities to Support Women in It Careers

Virginia Tech's Appalachian Information Technology Extension Service is a research-based extension program designed to provide support for young women seeking careers...
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