Thirteen-year-old Sofia Pauca, assigned to do a science project for school, pursued research on autism. Ultimately, her projects would propel her to the semi-finals of a national science fair.
For most people, engineering seems like a complex and daunting scientific profession which takes years of training and challenging math classes. But for Nancy de Romero, a second grade teacher at Barbieri Elementary School, engineering is a tool for teaching science to her class and to introduce the idea of careers in STEM. The school… read more →
While the 113th Congress is often touted as being the most diverse Congress ever, some still worry that STEM does not have enough of a presence. How does the distribution of individuals in Congress with some background in a STEM field after high school compare to the United States (adults ages 25+) as a whole?… read more →