Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council

STEM fields being promoted in K-12 while Universities are cutting it, @UNI and worldwide

John Groves, left UNI to pursue STEM in the private industry.

Certainly is true @ UNI, and we wounder why STEM is suffering :- 

Universities 'dropping science in favor of media studies'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/9037571/Universities-...  

and 

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/07/science-committee-criticizes-uks-education-system.html 

How can we expect to further STEM education in Iowa if we limit opportunties for our students? What do you think? 

Welcome to STEM in Iowa!

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Iowa's new STEM webpage  (www.iowastem.gov) check it out!

 

 

 

 

 

Update on the Governor's STEM Advisory Council

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Event Date: 
11/30/2011 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Maucker Union - Presidential Room

Plans are rapidly coming together for activities of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council, including regional STEM networks for Iowa, scale-up of exemplary programs, and action planning on seven priorities including teacher recruitment, public awareness, STEM pipeline diversity, and public-private partnerships. Details to be provided, along with opportunities to get involved.

http://iowaeducation.iowa.gov/iowa-education-summit/stem/

- Update provided by Dr. Jeff Weld (IMSEP)

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