STEM

HITN Launches Into World Space Week With Programming That is Out of This World

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Taking part in World Space Week 2022 deeply aligns with HITNs mission to advance the educational, cultural, and socioeconomic aspirations of U.S. Hispanics.

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  • Taking part in World Space Week 2022 deeply aligns with HITNs mission to advance the educational, cultural, and socioeconomic aspirations of U.S. Hispanics.
  • HITNs World Space Week initiatives are designed to ignite curiosity and give families a starting point for meaningful conversations about involvement in fields related to space.
  • The special programming lineup for HITN-TV and HITN GO for World Space Week includes:
    The Sun: Inferno in the Sky (Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
  • World Space Week is intended to be an educational experience about space and science for everyone, including the youngest members of the family.

NEVE Project, Inc. announces scholarship for STEM students for 2023 academic year

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The NEVE Project (Nascimento Education, Vision & Empowerment), the philanthropic arm of Brazilian entrepreneur Gerson Nascimento's enterprises, is pleased to announce $26,000 in scholarships will be awarded to four selected students pursuing Bachelor of Science or Engineering degrees in the United States in one of the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) in the 2023 academic year.

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  • The NEVE Project (Nascimento Education, Vision & Empowerment), the philanthropic arm of Brazilian entrepreneur Gerson Nascimento's enterprises, is pleased to announce four selected students pursuing STEM degrees in the United States to receive scholarship funds.
  • The NEVE Project organization was recently granted approval to operate as a nonprofit with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.
  • $3,000 NEVE Project scholarship recipients for 2023 include Jackson, a junior studying electrical engineering at Texas Christian University, and Anoami, a junior studying Civil Engineering at University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
  • For additional information and dates for applying to future awards, please visit The NEVE website at http://www.neveproject.org and check out NEVE on Facebook , LinkedIn and follow on Twitter .

Statement by the Prime Minister on World Teachers' Day

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 5, 2022 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers' Day:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 5, 2022 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Teachers' Day:
    "Today, on World Teachers' Day , we recognize and honour the crucial role teachers and educators play in building better communities.
  • "During my time as a teacher, I saw firsthand the important work Canadian teachers do, often under challenging conditions.
  • Today, I am launching the nomination period for the 2023 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Teaching Excellence in STEM and Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education .
  • These awardsare given to exceptional elementary and secondary school teachers and early childhood educators.

Epic Celebrates World Teachers' Day Announcing 2022-2023 Cohort of Educator Ambassadors

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Teachers' Day, the leading digital reading platform for kids, Epic, welcomes nearly 200 educators to its Epic Educator Ambassador Program for the 2022-2023 school year. The 5th annual cohort of educators will serve as ambassadors to inspire a love of reading and learning in students, while also bolstering best practices across the teaching profession. 

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In celebration of World Teachers' Day, the leading digital reading platform for kids, Epic , welcomes nearly 200 educators to its Epic Educator Ambassador Program for the 2022-2023 school year.
  • In addition to inspiring educators and students, Epic Educator Ambassadors will influence the future development of the product by providing their expertise and feedback through surveys, interviews and advisory groups.
  • Epic's educator ambassadors primarily teach Pre-K through 6th grade, although some have experience teaching middle school and beyond.
  • Epic is part of the BYJU'S family of brands, working together to unlock a love of learning around the world.

LabCentral Ignite Awards Four Golden Tickets to Support Entrepreneurial Diversity in Biotech

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LabCentral Ignite, with support from key sponsors Pfizer, Bristol Myers Squibb and Mission BioCapital, today announced the winners of its second annual Golden Ticket contest: Cellens, Guardian Bio, QurCan Therapeutics and Spheric Bio. The winners were unveiled at LabCentral Ignite's bioDiversity Summit & Awards, a new annual event that brings the entire biotech ecosystem together to discuss actionable areas of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the field.

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  • The LabCentral Ignite Golden Tickets are designed to help underrepresented biotech entrepreneurs who are researching and developing high-impact solutions to human health challenges turn their ideas into reality.
  • Four Ignite Golden Tickets were awarded in total two to women founders and two to founders of color and each will receive one year of advisory support and a seat at LabCentral's shared lab space in Cambridge.
  • "It's incredibly rewarding to see our Ignite Golden Ticket program continue to grow, thanks in large part to our industry sponsors," said Gretchen Cook-Anderson, executive director of LabCentral Ignite.
  • Ignite has also awarded six Ignite Golden Tickets to early-stage companies with diverse founders and provided substantial support to STEM education and biotech job training.

Navisite Expands 'Next Steminist' Scholarship Program to India

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Navisite today announced the expansion of Navisite's Next Steminist Scholarship program to India, where the company has maintained a strong presence for more than two decades. As part of the program, Navisite will provide two needs-based scholarships to two eligible female candidates who are currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Applications are being accepted now through October 30, 2022.

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  • ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Navisite today announced the expansion of Navisite's Next Steminist Scholarship program to India, where the company has maintained a strong presence for more than two decades.
  • As part of the program, Navisite will provide two needs-based scholarships to two eligible female candidates who are currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university.
  • The scholarship program in India, where Navisite has three office locations (Gurugram, Hyderabad and Pune), will similarly focus on encouraging young women to achieve their educational goals with financial assistance to be used towards a degree in STEM.
  • "Women in India are pursuing degrees in STEM, but there is room for improvement in supporting women from lower income backgrounds," said Tejal Munagekar, managing director of Navisite India.

4-H LAUNCHES 2022 STEM CHALLENGE FOCUSED ON MARINE SCIENCE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

This years theme, Explorers of the Deep, focuses on ocean exploration, marine science, and the impact of climate change on our oceans.

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  • This years theme, Explorers of the Deep, focuses on ocean exploration, marine science, and the impact of climate change on our oceans.
  • STEM Challenge introduces STEM concepts related to real-world issues in a fun and accessible way, empowering young people to tackle the same types of scientific and engineering problems that today's top STEM professionals are working to solve.
  • As we celebrate STEM Month in October, this years challenge will help young people learn about the Earths oceans and how they connect with our climate.
  • The 2022 4H STEM Challenge is supported by national partners Bayer, Corteva, and Nickelodeon.

Breezeline Puts Focus on Cyber Bullying Prevention With Resources for Schools, Students and Parents

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

In partnership with PACER s National Bullying Prevention Center, tip sheets were created and distributed to parents, elementary school students and older students.

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  • In partnership with PACER s National Bullying Prevention Center, tip sheets were created and distributed to parents, elementary school students and older students.
  • Tips for students include online safety, what to do if the student is being cyberbullied and how to tell an adult.
  • Technology, including online connectivity, provides tremendous benefits to students, parents and the wider community, said Andrew Walton, a spokesperson for Breezeline.
  • PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.

EVA LONGORIA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF COOKWARE LINE RISA

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress, director, entrepreneur and activist, Eva Longoria and Heyday announced today the launch of Risa, a new multi-functional stove-to-table cookware line that brings people together to make memories in the kitchen. 

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  • Eva Longoria partners with Heyday, the leading next-generation platform accelerating e-commerce brands, on a new stove-to-table cookware line
    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress, director, entrepreneur and activist, Eva Longoria and Heyday announced today the launch of Risa, a new multi-functional stove-to-table cookware line that brings people together to make memories in the kitchen.
  • "With our stove-to-table cookware line, we celebrate moments of togetherness in the kitchen through our accessible design to make cooking easy."
  • Risa is a new cookware brand launched by Eva Longoria in partnership with Heyday as their first celebrity venture.
  • Additionally, in December 2021, CNN announced it had set Eva Longoria: Searching For Mexico, an original docuseries slated to launch in 2023.

Carolina Biological Supply Company Inspires K-12 Students with Young People’s Space Success Stories During Space Week

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Leading school science supplier Carolina Biological welcomed teachers and students back to school during World Space Week with space career success stories as part of its Young Innovators program to inspire K-12 students and teachers.

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  • Leading school science supplier Carolina Biological welcomed teachers and students back to school during World Space Week with space career success stories as part of its Young Innovators program to inspire K-12 students and teachers.
  • To coincide with classroom lessons during World Space Week, Carolina launched a special collection of short success stories featuring six young women in space-related careers to inspire students who are interested in STEM.
  • Success Stories in STEM: Space is free and includes English and Spanish literacy cards at two reading levels, available online now.
  • Just learning what some of these young professionals and students are doing gives kids positive examples of what they can achieve.