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City OKs land transfer for Gateway to Science expansion

By John Boucha In standard10th April, 2014 City OKs land transfer for Gateway to Science expansion

The Bismarck City Commission on Tuesday approved a 7.31-acre land transfer to allow a $30 million expansion of the Gateway to Science program west of the Community Bowl. The commission earlier asked that supporters obtain a land value assessment before it made a decision. The land is valued at $1.3 million. The city transferred the

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Linking students to STEM skills will pay off

By John Boucha In standard10th April, 2014 Linking students to STEM skills will pay off

Diversifying North Dakota’s economy has created a strong demand for a more skilled workforce, especially in those positions related to science, technology, engineering and manufacturing. Education officials have responded by adapting school curriculum to opportunities in the North Dakota’s job market. And it’s working. The number of STEM jobs in North Dakota increased 37.2 percent

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ND Has Room for More STEM Careers

By John Boucha In standard7th April, 2014 ND Has Room for More STEM Careers

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota ranks first in the nation in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing job growth, but 40th in the concentration of those jobs. “We’re growing fast, but we have room to catch up,” said Mark Schill, of ND STEM Network, during the network’s first state conference, held Friday at the Bismarck State

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Event to showcase STEM in North Dakota

By david.demuth In standard1st April, 2014 Event to showcase STEM in North Dakota

The North Dakota STEM Network will showcase interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum at its first Engaging STEM Strategies Summit. The event being held at Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence Thursday through Saturday will showcase how STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — education can build a highly talented workforce

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ND STEM Network Web Presence Update

By david.demuth In standard30th December, 2013 ND STEM Network Web Presence Update

The ND STEM Network is upgrading its web presence to utilize the WordPress framework to better utilize the collective force of volunteers and stakeholders in telling the story of STEM in North Dakota.