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Mom, groups seek to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

...make up less than 25 percent of the workforce in jobs related to STEM, an acronym coined by a member of the National Science Foundation in the 1990s.Mathews has teamed up with TechGirlz, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that aims to bridge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-29/mom-groups-seek-inspire-girls-pursu
World-class medical care in our back yard

...I also can envision GRU President Ricardo Azziz being able to build on his positive association with the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to help secure necessary funding to help recruit and hire nationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/world-class-medi
Newsmakers

...Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Receives National Science Foundation AwardAnne Zimmerman was accepted into the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.The Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-04-24/newsmakers
Internet pricing focus of UGA study

...network congestion.The researchers recently got word they will get $530,000 over three years from the National Science Foundation and CableLabs, a nonprofit research and development consortium funded by cable industry members, to study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/internet-pricing-focus-uga
Scholarship at Georgia Regents University aims to produce science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers

...has been difficult to recruit students. The program began in 2011 through a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation and was able to award up to six scholarships per year for 18 total students.The program so far has 10 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-26/scholarship-georgia-regen
Waste not, want not: There always is room for budget cuts

...But golf? That's one of the studies that $350,000 of your tax dollars funded ? joint research by the National Science Foundation and Purdue University to determine (I am not making this up) that golfers who imagine that the hole is bigger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-09-29/waste-not-
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I JUST NEED TO shout out about the recent award to Paine College by the National Science Foundation to study barriers to science, technology, engineering and math for black women. Why just black women? We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-23/rants-raves
2 Paine professors get STEM study grant

Two Paine College professors will receive nearly $343,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at understanding barriers to science, technology, engineering and math for black women.LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-09-05/2-paine-professors-get-st
Savannah River National Laboratory scientist aids Japan nuclear cleanup

...Science Fellows program offers U.S. embassies an opportunity to play host to a working scientist for a one- to three-month stay. The program was started in 2001 as a State Department and National Science Foundation partnership.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-07/savannah-river-national-labor
Baby boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship

...gradual transition.Al Wilson, 58, of Manassas, Va., has kept his day job as a program analyst at the National Science Foundation while he tries to attract business for Rowdock, the snug calf protector he created to ward off injuries rowers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-10/baby-boomers-fueling-wave-