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Politicians and CEOs alike deplore the lack of graduates
with the skills to fill science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs.
But what will it take to get students interested in STEM fields, and how do
schools teach those subjects effectively? How can higher ed encourage American
students to pursue STEM when so many are inclined to switch majors? How do school systems and universities better cultivate STEM talent so that the nation's teaching corps is up to the challenge?
On Feb. 8, EWA will offer an intensive one-day conference for
journalists on how to cover those critical questions and more. The event will take place at the University of Maryland
Baltimore County, a school with a reputation for singular success in STEM education. UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski III, a nationally known expert on the topic, will provide the
Travel subsidies are available for journalists. Rooms are available at the
Four Points by Sheraton BWI, 1001 Scott Drive, Baltimore. Call (410) 859-3300
by Jan. 30 to make reservations.
Rates are $110 a night.
Please register below.