Tag Archives: STEM education

Jim Bridenstine: NASA-USDA Partnership Aims to Transform Agricultural Production Through Earth Observations

Jim Bridenstine

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and NASA will collaborate to explore the potential of Earth observation systems and other space-based technology to address agricultural research challenges. The partnership also seeks to address measures recommended in the 2017 Earth Science decadal survey report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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Raytheon Technologies Makes Commitment to Support Diversity and Inclusion

Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies has made a five-year, $25 million commitment to support marginalized individuals and communities through programs focused on racial justice, empowerment and career readiness. “Our goal is to effectively partner with organizations on programs that empower individuals by creating tangible opportunities in the workforce and advance our communities to drive meaningful societal impact,” said Pam Erickson, Raytheon Technologies chief communications officer and head of corporate philanthropy. 

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Boeing Invests Funds to Support Indigenous Communities; Marc Allen, Kathleen Jolivette Quoted

Marc Allen

Boeing has recently committed $1.3 million to support Indigenous communities across the nation. The company has donated $300 thousand to clean water, education and natural disaster response; $140 thousand to the Pacific Northwest; and $60 thousand to support Oklahoma STEM education programs for students. An additional $840 thousand will fund future projects for Native American and Indigenous communities. 

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NASA Grants $587K to Minority Institutions to Advance STEM Education; Mike Kincaid, Karen Marrongelle Quoted

Mike Kincaid

NASA has awarded 14 planning grants, totalling more than $587,000 to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP). NASA awarded the grants as part of the agency's Office of STEM Engagement, and are part of a phased partnership effort with the National Science Foundation (NSF). 

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Battelle Donates $1M to Organizations to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts; Lou Von Thaer, Tony Collins, Michelle Heritage Quoted


Battelle has announced that the company will donate $1 million to three central Ohio organizations to provide increased emergency support because of the coronavirus pandemic, Battelle released on Wednesday.

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NASA Grants Support STEM Education Programs

NASA has announced more than $39.8M in total grants to boost faculty and student participation in science, technology, engineering and math programs at universities, technical schools and community colleges nationwide.

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NSF Sets Partnership to Support STEM Research Data

The National Science Foundation has commissioned a partnership between two different organizations for the development of a new education-focused research data hub. The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research and the American Educational Research Association will jointly work to foster education, collaboration and community across science, technology, engineering and mathematics data sources, NSF said Friday.

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