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Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of Achievement

Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.

10/20/2014

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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.

10/20/2014

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‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And Affordability

The State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.

10/20/2014

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After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM Education

After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

10/20/2014

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Industrial Designers Are Essential To L.A.’s Business Community

CSULA’s Dr. Mauricio Castillo says because metro L.A. leads the pack in the business areas of manufacturing and production, it’s a great place to launch a career as an industrial designer.

10/20/2014

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2015 Wage Hike May Be Largest In Nation For L.A. Hotel Workers

When the minimum wage for Los Angeles’ hotel workers increases in 2015, it may be the biggest pay hike of its kind in the nation.

10/20/2014

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L.A. Professor Works To Combat Nursing Shortage

Dr. Marianne Hatter-Pollara, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is doing its part to help address the nursing shortage in metro Los Angeles.

10/20/2014

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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TSA Is Now Recruiting Transportation Security Screeners In L.A.

Nico Melendez says Los Angeles needs more highly-skilled transportation security screeners to help fight terrorism and keep air travelers safe.

10/13/2014

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Los Angeles Music Educators Strike Favorable Chords In The Job Market

Dr. Ric Alviso says a successful music educator in Los Angeles must be an exceptional musician and performer, in addition to being well-connected and culturally-responsive.

10/13/2014

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L.A.’s Geography Job Market Is Reaching Peak Demand

Dr. Hengchun Ye, of CSULA, says in order for geographers to compete for a projected blast of upcoming job openings in LA.

10/13/2014

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Judge Tells State To Fix Problems At Jefferson High School

California education officials must get involved in fixing a slew of scheduling and class-assignment problems that have unconstitutionally deprived students at an L.A. high school of weeks of valuable learning time this fall, a judge ruled Wednesday.

10/08/2014

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