STEM

Blueprint for STEM career success—WSU profiles ACerS Fellow Susmita Bose

By Stephanie Liverani / October 27, 2015

“Dream big, dream very high—without dreams, little will be achieved.” That’s what Susmita Bose, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Washington State University and ACerS Fellow, tells her students when it comes to ingenuity and achieving success, according to a recent WSU article.

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Materials science among the main attractions at Ohio State Fair

By Stephanie Liverani / August 11, 2015

ACerS and Ohio State University’s Materials Science and Engineering department teamed up to participate in the 2015 Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair, making materials science a main attraction.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 19, 2015

Separating rare earths with UV light, NASA testing materials in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 19, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 11, 2015

Ceramic matrix composites take on jet engine, high-temperature superconductivity advances, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 11, 2015.

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Distorted reality: Revolving electron microscopy divulges material’s innermost atomic secrets

By April Gocha / February 17, 2015

Researchers at North Carolina State University have pioneered a new imaging method that is allowing them to peer inside a material’s atomic organization to precisely map the location of distortions, a unique perspective that is allowing them to see how those distortions affect the material’s properties.

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Agree to disagree: Americans’ and US scientists’ views on science not-at-all yet somewhat the same

By Jessica McMathis / February 10, 2015

Americans think that our country’s achievements and advancements in science are tops—but when it comes to their views on top issues like climate change and nuclear power, their perceptions differ from the views of scientists, says a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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STEM’s leaking diversity pipeline: Four solutions to stem the flow

By Jessica McMathis / July 14, 2014

Given the amount of time spent talking about ways to better recruit and retain minorities and women in the STEM fields—what do “we” have to show for it? According to a new paper in BioScience, not much.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 23, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 23, 2014.

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Science rocks: Music videos can improve science learning

By April Gocha / April 11, 2014

New research suggests that music videos may be able to enhance science learning, and may provide a tool to help improve science literacy.

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Argentina sets ambitious science investment target, brain-drain reversal agenda

By Eileen De Guire / March 26, 2013

Official video (in Spanish only) on new “Innovative Argentina 2020. Credit: Ministry of Science. I am someone who thinks people in the United States pay far too little attention and give far too little credit to what goes on in Central and South America. For that reason, I try to follow some of the larger…

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