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Back to School: MSU Prepares More than 550 Elementary Teachers to Implement Computer Science Curriculum

Back to School: MSU Prepares More than 550 Elementary Teachers to Implement Computer Science Curriculum

As part of a computer science teacher training program this summer led by Mississippi State University’s Center for Cyber ​​Education, elementary teachers from across the state learned how to use an educational robotics platform that can help students learn concepts about Computer Sciences. (Photo Submitted) Contact: James Carskadon More than 550 elementary school teachers participated …

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UConn’s new multidisciplinary data science master’s program begins this fall with a focus on ethics

UConn’s new multidisciplinary data science master’s program begins this fall with a focus on ethics

From online streaming to healthcare systems, from retailers to researchers, the demand for knowledgeable and skilled data professionals has never been greater. UConn has stepped up to meet the need with the launch of a new multidisciplinary master’s program in data science and an inaugural cohort of 20 full-time students starting in the upcoming fall …

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Rare 400-year-old ship found in German river is amazingly preserved ‘time capsule’

Rare 400-year-old ship found in German river is amazingly preserved ‘time capsule’

Maritime archaeologists in northern Germany have discovered the remains of a 400-year-old cargo ship that “sunk almost upright”, escaped rotting by predatory shipworms and still has barrels of lime it carried for the stone-making industry centuries ago. The ship, a rare find, is from the Hanseatic period, when a group of northern European trade guilds …

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Summer of Science |  Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Summer of Science | Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Other summer programs at CUIMC Several other summer research and enrichment programs for high school and college students from communities underrepresented in science and medicine were active this summer, including: Health Professions Summer Program This simulation-based summer program, new in 2022, aims to improve racial and ethnic diversity in the health care workforce, widely considered …

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Sandia Science & Tech Park continues to strengthen the economy

Sandia Science & Tech Park continues to strengthen the economy

Newswise — ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A new independent report has concluded that the Sandia Science and Technology Park continues to be a major contributor to Albuquerque’s regional economy. Since it was established in 1998, companies and organizations in the research park have paid nearly $7.2 billion in wages and generated more than $4 billion in …

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Female students represent only 5% of the participants in the Science Olympiad

Female students represent only 5% of the participants in the Science Olympiad

Women account for a paltry 5.3 percent of high school students who have participated in international science Olympiads as members of Japan’s national team over the past decade, a study shows. The findings by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) found that only 16 of the 302 students who demonstrated their ability in mathematics, …

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CHIPS and Science Act Becomes Law, Now What?

CHIPS and Science Act Becomes Law, Now What?

On Tuesday morning, President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan $280 billion bill to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing in an effort to reduce reliance so heavily on overseas production of these critical technology components. The bill – officially known as the CHIPS and Science Act – became law yesterday. It would provide $52 billion to subsidize …

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A summer internship with a startup offers a new path in political science

A summer internship with a startup offers a new path in political science

When Ethan Jacunski ’24 arrived on campus, he wasn’t sure which major would be perfect. He decided to take advantage of Trinity’s liberal arts curriculum, exploring classes that seemed to align with his interests. “I’ve always had an interest in following current events and politics,” he said, “and loved watching shows like Shark aquarium until …

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Science in the Time of COVID-19: Reflections on the UK Event Research Programme

Science in the Time of COVID-19: Reflections on the UK Event Research Programme

Design A set of research designs was identified in the Scientific Framework3 to optimize the ability to infer causality between events, mitigation and risk of transmission, including randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses of events. Despite the preparation of a protocol with sample size calculations for a large randomized controlled trial3, such a design was not …

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