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The founder of the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis makes unsolicited offer of $12 per share for the some 60 percent of the food giant he doesn't already own.
Nearly half of all jobs call for skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), according to a new Brookings Institution study. That makes North Carolina's STEM economy even bigger than previously thought.
A Brookings Institute report breaks down the STEM economy in the Raleigh-Cary, Charlotte and Greensboro-High Point metro areas. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.
Efforts to create an online portal of North Carolina's education resources have been enhanced by a $25,000 grant from Cisco Systems to the NC STEM Learning Network.
Battelle Memorial Institute and 13 state STEM education networks officially launched STEMx on Wednesday at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas. North Carolina is one of the states participating in the effort.
The North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center has announced the recipients of their annual SMT Awards.
The Public School Forum of North Carolina announced this week that former UNC president Erskine Bowles and North Carolina SMT Center president and CEO Sam Houston are this year's recipients of the Dr. Jay Robinson Leadership Awards.
Biogen Idec recently received the 2011 Business and industry Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center.
Citizen Schools continues to focus more on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in North Carolina and is looking to partner with businesses in the state to help lead apprenticeships.
The Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) at N.C. State University offers hands-on training for students in a growing industry in North Carolina and throughout the U.S.
The Society for Science & the Public and Intel are working to inspire students in STEM fields through a national talent search competition. The top prize certainly should provide some good inspiration.
A total of five counties in western North Carolina will join the BRAC Region, Davie and Lenoir counties to continue building a statewide STEM network through the NC STEM Community Collaborative.
STEM news: Celebrating five years and more than 160 programs, Radio In Vivo continues to thrive as an important source for radio listeners interested in the latest scientific breakthroughs from area universities, institutions, and companies.
North Carolina's STEM education efforts made quantum leaps forward in 2010. While impossible to list all of the worthwhile efforts and stories from this year, we have compiled the top 10 STEM stories on Local Tech Wire STEM News from 2010 as voted on by our editorial staff and your readership.
The Making Science Make Sense program helps teachers teach and students learn science the way scientists do - by doing it. A new company podcast shares the importance of creating a scientifically-literate nation.