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‘Chief problem solver’ aims to make medical tech industry more diverse
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‘Chief problem solver’ aims to make medical tech industry more diverse
Alexis Smith-Attuquayefio has a handful of impressive professional titles, including director of operations at the leading-edge medical technology company SatioDX in Boston’s Seaport District.
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These scientists are helping Bostonians prepare for the forthcoming total solar eclipse
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These scientists are helping Bostonians prepare for the forthcoming total solar eclipse
In less than a month, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, placing itself in just the right position to block the sun’s rays. The result will be a rare astronomical sighting: a total solar eclipse.
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$4.7 million city funding to support biotech workforce development
Community colleges and two-year institutions are at the center of a city effort to bring more Boston residents, especially those from Black and brown communities, into careers in the booming life sciences industry.
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New associate degree in biotechnology offered at Franklin Cummings Tech
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New associate degree in biotechnology offered at Franklin Cummings Tech
Students at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology will soon have an opportunity to get an associate degree in biotechnology, a new initiative that aims to diversify one of the region’s largest industries.
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The year in science: Challenges, breakthroughs and a quest to address diversity
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The year in science: Challenges, breakthroughs and a quest to address diversity
This year saw continuing health challenges and breakthrough discoveries across the state and a science landscape underlined by growing efforts to address longstanding diversity issues in the sector.
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Opinion
The future of STEM in Massachusetts depends on the CHERISH Act
Growing up, I didn’t have many biology teachers who looked like me. In grade school nearly all my science teachers were white men, and in college, there were even fewer professors of color.
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Science Club for Girls unlocks STEM possibilities for young students
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Science Club for Girls unlocks STEM possibilities for young students
As the world reels from a pandemic, climate change and artificial intelligence, the workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics continues to face racial and gender disparities.
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Roxbury Worx convention outlines path to STEM jobs
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Roxbury Worx convention outlines path to STEM jobs
The need for increased coordination and cooperation was central to the assessment of industry and education representatives gathered at Roxbury Community College to discuss how to help Boston residents of color better access jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the second annual Roxbury Worx conference.
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Boston high school students get STEM experience at RCC summer program
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Boston high school students get STEM experience at RCC summer program
Thirty Boston-area high school students had the chance to expand their knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math at a summer program run by Roxbury Community College and NuSq Life Science Training Center, an upcoming development based in Nubian Square.
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Future scientists explore Arboretum in youth summer science program
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Future scientists explore Arboretum in youth summer science program
On an overcast July morning, equipped with bug boxes and clippers, a group of about 15 middle school students gathered at the base of Hemlock Hill in Arnold Arboretum, ready to investigate the local ecosystem as part of a month of hands-on experience with science offered to Boston Public Schools students.
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Dearborn students offered spots at BFIT
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Dearborn students offered spots at BFIT
College admissions season is daunting for any student considering higher education after high school. For seniors at Roxbury’s Dearborn STEM Academy, it just got a little easier.
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
Since 2002, the Biogen Community Lab has provided local teens state-of-the-art lab experiences that can open their eyes to science careers.
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