News

Exciting things are always happening in the STEM world! Click on the news stories listed below to learn more.

Carnegie Science Awards Recognize Leaders in Science, Technology, and Education

PITTSBURGH, PA – January 30, 2014 – Today Carnegie Science Center announced the winners of its 2014 Carnegie Science Awards, sponsored by Eaton, at its annual Announcement Reception.

Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Surely you know students who simply have an idea for a unique mobile app that could solve a problem for their school or community. If so, it could mean $20,000 for their school!

The DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Attention Students: Are you passionate about the exciting world of science? Are you intrigued by the possibilities that the latest scientific ideas and developments may hold for our future?

Million Women Mentors Launches National Movement to Mobilize One Million Mentors of Girls & Young Women in STEM Education and Careers

Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Join the Million Women Mentors Movement!

STEM Skills are High In Demand: Bayer Facts of Science Education Report

STEM skills are in high demand. The recently released 16th edition of the Bayer Facts of Science Education report (October 2013) dives into the ongoing U.S. STEM workforce shortage debate. Fortune 1000 talent recruiters were surveyed to provide their perspective on the demand for new hires with two- and four-year STEM degrees in both STEM and non-STEM fields.

A New National Education Imperative

Every day in the United States, people go to work. And everyday, more and more of that work – whether it is white-collar, blue-collar, or no-collar – requires that the Americans performing it possess an expertise in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

ITEEA (International Technology and Engineering Educators Association) announces 2014 Conference

ITEEA Orlando to be held March 27-29, 2014. Find out the details

Carnegie Science Center speaks with KDKA about new STEMisphere site

Carnegie Science Center’s Alana Kulesa, Director of Strategic Education Initiatives, speaks with KDKA about STEMisphere, your portal to a universe of opportunities! Click here to listen to their conversation.

Carnegie Science Center developing STEM guide

With the variety of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs around the city, it's difficult for parents to navigate their options. So this fall the Carnegie Science Center will be giving parents their own STEM roadmap. Read Full Article

STEM Summit highlights importance of partnerships

The Pittsburgh Technology Council and ASSET STEM Education hosted a forum Thursday to highlight the real-world impact forming a cohesive partnership can have on changing the way students learn science, technology, education and math.