“I’m an engineer. Not an environmentalist,” says Michael Polsky, as if to explain why even after spending 17 years developing renewable-energy systems, he’s still enthralled by the sight of 125-foot-long wind turbine blades sweeping in elegant circles through the sky. Continue reading The Green Revolution Has Been Won, Says America’s New Wind Billionaire
By Dr. Ken Armijo, systems engineer, Sandia National Laboratories
As a second-generation Hispanic growing up on a rural New Mexico farm, I was inspired by my parents and mentors to seek a college education. Continue reading Inspiring the Next Generation of Hispanics in STEM
By Anna Sokiran
On November 17th, Victor Glover became the first African-American astronaut to begin a full six-month stay on the orbiting lab. Continue reading NASA’s First Black Man to Arrive at Space Station for Long-term Stay
The number of female executives in the food and beverage industry is shockingly low, especially when compared to other industries. Only 16 percent of executives in food and beverage manufacturing are female, as opposed to 21 percent across all industries. Continue reading Meet Three Female STEM Leaders Disrupting The Food & Beverage Industry
Cities want to attract highly educated workers to fuel their economic growth and tax revenues. Higher levels of education tend to lead to higher salaries.
By Catherine Burns
When on the hunt for a job, it’s not uncommon to be applying for multiple opportunities at once. Continue reading Ways to Organize Your Job Search
It’s no wonder that Keena Duncan of Southhaven, Mississippi fell in love with the Little Medical School franchise concept. Continue reading Couple Shares Passion for Careers in Medical Field Through Educating, Entertaining Young People
“Watchmen’s” Regina King made history at the 72nd Emmy Awards Sunday.
King’s win for lead actress in a limited series or movie for her portrayal of Angela Abar (a.k.a. Sister Night) in the HBO superhero drama is her fourth career Emmy. This ties the record held by Alfre Woodard for most acting Emmys won by a Black performer.
“She’s younger than Baby Yoda and she already has an Emmy,” Jimmy Kimmel said after a visibly shaken Zendaya, 24, became the youngest Emmy winner for best lead actress in a drama for her role as Rue on HBO’s “Euphoria.”
By Trevor English
Around the world, there are a plethora of engineers, physicists, scientists, and otherwise just normal people making superhuman efforts at fighting back against COVID-19. From 3D printed masks to mechanical ventilators, the STEAM community is putting up a solid fight.