STEM

 

STEM

Dr. Timothy Persons

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 - 13:28
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What are the key strategic priorities for GAO’s Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering? What are technology readiness assessments? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with our very special guest, Dr. Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, GAO
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Mon, 04/24/2017
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What are the key strategic priorities for GAO’s Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering? What are technology readiness assessments? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with our very special guest, Dr. Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Boosting American Scientific Brain Power

Friday, March 17th, 2017 - 15:58
The new legislation adds to a loosely organized network of continuing federal efforts to boost Americans’ engagement in STEM education.  In fact, President George W. Bush placed a governmentwide emphasis on STEM education in his State of the Union address in 2006 as a part of his national competitiveness agenda.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:22
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.
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Mon, 01/02/2017
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:21
Dr. Ellen Stofan was appointed NASA chief scientist on August 25, 2013, serving as principal advisor to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the agency's science programs and science-related strategic planning and investments.

Best Practices for Succession Planning in Federal Government STEMM Positions

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 - 8:25
In fact, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology estimates that, given present trends, there will be one million fewer STEMM graduates over the next decade than the nation is expected to need.

What Happens When Our Senior Scientists, Engineers, and Doctors Retire?

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 - 14:00
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 13:47
Dr. Gina Scott Ligon, along with her University of Nebraska at Omaha colleagues JoDee Friedly and Victoria Kennel, offer an answer in a new report for the IBM Center, in the context of the broader national shortage of talent in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) professions.

A Look at STEM Education: A Cross-Agency Priority Goal

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 - 11:17
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 10:09
Since the late 1950s, after the Russians launched Sputnik to the surprise of America, the federal government has promoted the development of a national workforce skilled in the sciences as a national security priority.  But the government also invests in developing similar skills for the federal workforce, given the hundreds of thousands of scientists, engineers, computer specialists, and doctors its employs.