Redesigned Vital Signs: a Powerful Tool for Making Change

September 10, 2015

Since 2012, CTEq’s Vital Signs tool has been the go-to place for information and data on the state of STEM education where you live and work. But we’ve taken things up a notch. Today, we mark the launch of a much more powerful and user-friendly Vital Signs with rich new data, a beautiful new look, and—most important—a new focus on solutions to the many challenges in STEM education that the data highlights.

Tags: Vital Signs, STEMworks

Making Coding Fashionable

September 9, 2015

September doesn't just mean back to school (and back to STEM), it's also that wonderous time of year when designers trot out their collections on the runways in New York, Paris, Milan and other fashionable cities across the globe. This year, Google aims to make Fashion Week even more fashionable by adding a coding component to the festivities. Just what do coding and fashion have in common? What's the connection? Well, Google sums it up nicely:

Tags: computer science

Guest Blog: Courtney Lundquist of GlaxoSmithKline

September 3, 2015

What first sparked your interest in STEM?

Tags: guest blog, science, women & girls

Guest Blog: Matt Blakely of Motorola Solutions on Funding Priorities

August 31, 2015

How have you selected the programs you have chosen to fund?

Tags: guest blog, STEMworks

Guest Blog: Nicole Rigg of Chevron on Funding Priorities

August 26, 2015

How have you selected the programs you have chosen to fund?

Tags: STEMworks, guest blog

Guest Blog: Meredith Moore Crosby of 3M on Funding Priorities

August 20, 2015

How have you selected the programs you have chosen to fund?

Tags: guest blog, STEMworks

STEM Jobs: Key Ingredient in Economic Recovery

August 18, 2015

Want to get a good job?  The research is in and the message is clear: pursue a STEM discipline! 

Tags: jobs & workforce

STEM in the Summer: Hot Three Science Museums

August 17, 2015

In the final installment of our “hot three” STEM in the Summer Series, we’re highlighting three science museums that cater to kids’ curiosity with hands-on, interactive STEM learning opportunities. 

The Center of Science in Industry in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest science centers in the United States, with more than 300 interactive exhibits, a seven-story extreme screen theater and an outdoor science park. Fun things to do:

Tags: science

Help Us Get to Austin

August 14, 2015

Change the Equation has submitted a session for SXSWedu and you can help us get there! Now through September 4, you can cast your vote for our session:

Taking Aim at Gender Stereotypes in STEM

August 11, 2015

Have you heard about #ILookLikeAnEngineer? A NYT article from last week describes how an ad campaign became an internet movement – a movement to open minds about who can become a successful engineer.

Tags: engineering, women & girls


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