The STEM movement is alive in this country as many organizations are making moves to improve the STEM capabilities of our current and future workforce. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and the movement is driven by our country’s need to stay competitive with the rest of the world technically and the fact […]
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That our students both at the high school and university level are graduating with serious deficiency in writing skills is not news, nor is it exclusive to the United States (here is a related article about writing problems in German schools). Excuses for this educational failure are commonly attributed to demographics, lack of resources or […]
STEM Solutions 2013 I recently attended the U.S. News & World Report STEM Solutions National Conference in Austin, Texas held in June. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and to improve competitiveness, the quality of products & services, innovation, and safety in this country, STEM workforce development needs to be advanced. As a […]
I read a couple of articles in recent weeks (including the one that had this great image) that reminded me of the continuing challenge of matching workers with jobs in our recovering economy due to the “Skills Gap”, whether real or perceived. In fact, since this is a theme that pops up on a […]
This question was posted to a LinkedIn discussion board by Ganesh Thakur, the 2012 President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). The SPE is a leading global industry organization with over 100,000 members in 118 countries and an active LinkedIn group of over 38,000 members. The discussion thread has received over 40 well thought-out and […]