Tag: STEM

A Young Investigator’s Roadmap: Steps to Clinical Science Success

A Young Investigator’s Roadmap: Steps to Clinical Science Success By Brenda Patoine What does it take to succeed in clinical and translational science? How does a young investigator navigate those early-career leaps from student/trainee to independently funded research scientist? What inspires a research focus, and how do you build a career around it? These questions were front and center for…

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Green Schools Program: 196 Michigan Schools Recognized

Green Schools Program: 196 Michigan Schools Recognized By State of Michigan Environmental stewardship and education were front and center at nearly 200 Michigan schools recently recognized at Michigan Green Schools. It marks the first year that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) was responsible for operating the MI Green Schools program. Previously, it was run by a non-profit…

DOD Chief Officer Shares Career Advice with Women STEM Majors

DOD’s Chief Technology Officer Shares Career Advice With Women STEM Majors By C. Todd Lopez Believing in yourself is key for professional advancement, said Heidi Shyu, who serves as the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering. Speaking earlier this month with students at the 2022 Women in STEM conference at the University of California – Los Angeles, Shyu discussed…

The Engineering Journey: A Woman’s View

The Engineering Journey: A Woman’s View By Joy Burnford In celebration of the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we hear from Dawn Childs, UK Change Director at National Grid plc and President of the Women’s Engineering Society about her trailblazing path as an engineer. After 23 years as an engineer in the UK’s Royal Air…