TERC’s Mia Ong presents at AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston

February 15, 2017

A Pathway Perspective on Expanding the Participation of Women in IT

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 3:00 PM-4:30 PMRoom 203 (Hynes Convention Center)

Speaker:Mia Ong, TERC

Agency of Women of Color in Computing: Strategies for Persistence and SuccessComputing is a discipline in which women, especially women of color, are severely underrepresented. Drawing upon data from over 20 interviews with women of color students and professionals in computing, this talk illuminates how women of color are innovative agents in the strategies they utilize to navigate and persist in their discipline.  » Read more

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TERC Receives One of First NSF INCLUDES awards

September 13, 2016

Program aims to broaden participation in STEM at national scale, with initial awards totaling nearly $14 million

September 13, 2016

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA —The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued its first-ever awards for the NSF INCLUDES program, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering by broadening participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) aims to improve access to STEM education and career pathways at the national scale,  » Read more

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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN EDUCATION

August 15, 2016

Education Research CollaborativeTERCCambridge, MA

The Education Research Collaborative (ERC) at TERC, a not-for-profit research and development institution focusing on education in STEM fields, in Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a two-year residential research fellowship. The fellowship program is focused broadly on transformative research on teaching and learning that intentionally seeks to expand formal and/or informal educational opportunities for children, youth and adults from historically underrepresented communities. We are particularly interested in work focused in the sciences,  » Read more

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TERC’s iSWOOP2.0 Launches National Science Communications Program in Acadia

May 16, 2016

National Science Foundation funded project brings scientific research at national parks to the public

May 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA —TERC and its partners at Winston-Salem State University will unveil a nation-wide effort to communicate the scientific research happening in and around America’s national parks at Acadia National Park (ANP) the week of May 16. Park rangers from ANP, Joshua Tree in California, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the Boston Harbor Islands,  » Read more

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TERC Hosts NSF 2016 STEM for All Video Showcase

May 10, 2016

Open event features more than 150 education research initiatives

May 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA — The NSF Video Showcase “STEM for All” runs from May 17th – 23rd, http://stemforall2016.videohall.com. This open and free event features three-minute video presentations from more than 150 projects aimed at improving STEM education that are funded by the National Science Foundation. The public is invited to view the videos, join the discussion online with presenters,  » Read more

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