Articles tagged with "STEM"
Girls explore cockroaches and careers in science at COM conference
Cockroaches slid and millipedes slithered in girls’ hands at the second annual STEM Conference for Middle School Girls at College of the Mainland.
Hitchcock student COM’s first honors scholar
Some students read science. Others live it.
Class assignment: prairie restoration
Depending on the day, you may find students in Sheena Abernathy’s biology class weeding in the College of the Mainland greenhouse or planting grasses on the Texas City Prairie preserve or discovering what they can do to help the environment at Armand Bayou Nature Center.
NASA program selects COM student
The seeming magic of flight fascinated Javier Duran as a child.
COM lights up for STEM conference for girls
From dissecting owl pellets and discovering what owls ate for dinner to watching a chemistry professor make a gummy bear explode, over 250 girls explored careers at the first I Heart STEM Conference for middle school girls at College of the Mainland.
Women in STEM fields discuss challenges, opportunities at panel
Four women in science professions shared their stories of obstacles overcome and progress made by women in science, technology, engineering and math fields during a panel discussion March 24 at College of the Mainland.
Women’s challenges and contributions shared at STEM panel discussion
Hear stories of the obstacles overcome and progress made by women in science, technology, engineering and math fields during a panel discussion open to the public at College of the Mainland March 24 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Science Teachers Institute reveals career possibilities
Science experiments, career overviews and a chemical plant tour demonstrated job opportunities for high school teachers’ students during a four-day workshop hosted by Harris County Department of Education and sponsored by the Texas Chemical Council.
COM fifth in nation in science technology graduates
COM ranks fifth in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in science technologies/technicians in 2013, according to a recent report by magazine Community College Week.
STEM scholarships available to COM students
As job opportunities explode in technology and health care fields, students can apply for $2,500 scholarships to study for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), safety or health care at College of the Mainland.