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Chevron adds $20M to multistate STEM partnership


  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chevron will invest $20 million in a collaborative program to promote science, technology, engineering and math in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Th… Read More

U. of Conn. president sees bright future for women in academics


  • Politico

Even though University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is among only 22% of top leaders at doctoral-granting institutions who are women, she doesn't feel she's faced discrimination in her career… Read More

Neb. district plans training on social media for parents


  • Lexington Clipper-Herald (Neb.)

An attorney in Nebraska is giving presentations to area high schools to help parents better understand the digital world their children are living in. Topics include how to talk to students about soci… Read More

How to set up, conduct a successful informational interview


  • Seattle Times, The

Informational interviews can help job seekers make contacts with colleagues in fields and organizations where they may wish to work, writer and editor Randy Woods writes in this blog post. Woods advis… Read More