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Portland area listed among cities with best pay for STEM jobs

The top 25 metro areas for pay in STEM fields — those that involve science, technology, engineering and math — for 2017 includes places such as San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle and now Portland. That’s according to a recent analysis … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s nConnect helps create a bridge into STEM for hundreds of students

You may be familiar with our next “Profiles in Science” profilee, if you’ve followed our blog in recent months, wherein I’ve been telling you about efforts and organizations that aim to promote STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — … Continue reading

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Panelists sought for discussion on STEM education and career readiness in Vancouver

Hey, science, technology, engineering and math professionals, here’s an opportunity for you to share your knowledge in a way that can help in an area many in STEM are concerned about: preparing young people for and funneling them into STEM … Continue reading

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Preview technology-based summer camp program at Fidgets2Widgets

Looking for some high-tech enrichment for the kidlets this summer? Fidgets2Widgets — a science, technology, engineering and technology-focused educational learning center in Portland — is holding an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. May 13 where parents can learn … Continue reading

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Sharpen your science communication skills at OMSI workshop

Pop quiz! Which of the following grabs you and paints a clearer picture: 1.  Taphonomy of cervids of a Southern Oregon coast site using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction 2. Giving some deer and elk bones from an Oregon … Continue reading

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Portland State computer engineer Christof Teuscher inspired by biology, keen on collaboration across disciplines

Inspiration for new technologies often can be found in biological systems. A classic example is how plant burrs sticking to an engineer’s dog led to the creation of Velcro. Following in such traditions is Christof Teuscher, an associate professor in … Continue reading

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Digital tech expo to showcase what Vancouver has to offer

Vancouver’s Digital Technology Expo is set to bring students, businesses and other techies together April 28 in the Vancouver Hilton. Many of the day’s activities will be free and will include a demonstration stage, where local students and others will … Continue reading

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