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STEM

  • How to Support Women in STEM

    How to Support Women in STEM

    A discussion on the challenges women scientists often face, and what we can all do to help.

  • Facing the Challenges for Women in Science

    Facing the Challenges for Women in Science

    Women scientists in the developing world face particular challenges tied to their societies’ cultures and institutional norms. In this video, five women attending an agricultural science conference last June in Zimbabwe talk about some of these challenges.

  • Teen Scientists Team Up with Lamont to Restore an Invaded Marsh

    Teen Scientists Team Up with Lamont to Restore an Invaded Marsh

    “My experience at Lamont has been great and it’s something like no other. Here I was basically being trained to be like a scientist with exposure to lab work, fieldwork and presentation skills.”

  • Careers in Earth Science

    Careers in Earth Science

    Last year, President Obama launched Educate to Innovate, a campaign designed to improve the participation and performance of the nation’s students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • How to Support Women in STEM

    How to Support Women in STEM

    A discussion on the challenges women scientists often face, and what we can all do to help.

  • Facing the Challenges for Women in Science

    Facing the Challenges for Women in Science

    Women scientists in the developing world face particular challenges tied to their societies’ cultures and institutional norms. In this video, five women attending an agricultural science conference last June in Zimbabwe talk about some of these challenges.

  • Teen Scientists Team Up with Lamont to Restore an Invaded Marsh

    Teen Scientists Team Up with Lamont to Restore an Invaded Marsh

    “My experience at Lamont has been great and it’s something like no other. Here I was basically being trained to be like a scientist with exposure to lab work, fieldwork and presentation skills.”

  • Careers in Earth Science

    Careers in Earth Science

    Last year, President Obama launched Educate to Innovate, a campaign designed to improve the participation and performance of the nation’s students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).