Sneak Peek: Take a Listen to Eric Hammond’s Interview

  This episode is sponsored by Halliburton. Listen to the full episode Eric Hammond is the Director of Government Relations at Universities Space Research Association (USRA). USRA’s mission is to advance the space-and aeronautics-related sciences exploration through innovative research, technology, and education programs; promote space and aeronautics policy; and develop and operate premier facilities and programs by […]

Sneak Peek: Take a Listen to Laura Nelson’s Interview

This episode is sponsored by Halliburton. Listen to the full episode. Laura Nelson is the Coordinator of Science Education for Portsmouth Public Schools. In this podcast, she shares: Her extensive career in STEM. Obtaining a 5 million gift for STEM education. Creating innovative outlets for elementary students. To support STEMcast Podcast: Share Episode Donate to […]

STEMing Up During Summer

Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD The first day of summer is fast approaching. Schools across the U.S. are preparing to downsize for the summer months and are re-tooling for the upcoming school year. There are students preparing for summer camps, adventures, and vacations; while others are preparing for whatever the day brings. During the academic […]

Live Smarter

Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD   To surpass academic achievement goals, to help greater numbers of our children break the chains of generational poverty, we must be intentional and deliberate in cultivating talent that has the capacity to take advantage of economic opportunities that are available in STEM. We do not choose the life we […]

The Diploma to College to Career Mismatch

Written By:  Reagan Flowers, PhD It appears that minority students are less likely to enroll in college, remain in college, and are more likely to go directly to work post high school.  Factors impacting their choices to attend college are finances, access to opportunities, awareness, proper preparation, supportive networks, and exposure.  And for many minorities […]

STEM: Are we really Making Progress

Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD There were so many great take-a-ways from the Women’s Global Leadership Conference (WGLC) in Energy.  The Theme, “Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Leaders”, was well received.  It is hard to imagine how anyone could have left not feeling inspired, encouraged, energized, more knowledgeable, and dreaming bigger. Leading in male dominated […]

How Curiosity Leads To a Rewarding Career with Jessica Autrey

Jessica Autrey is the Business Development Lead with AT&T Foundry For Connected Health. Jessica shares how she was able to combine her love of education, technology, and health into a successful career. In this episode we discuss: The joint venture between AT&T Foundry for Connected Health and the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute in Houston. How […]

STEMcast Podcast Hosted by Dr. Reagan Flowers

  STEMCAST Introduction: Urban Nexus Welcome to the CSTEM Urban Nexus Competition where Everyone is an Artist & an Engineer!  Dr. Reagan Flowers provides us with an overview of the 2016 Competition for Pre K through 12th grade students nationally.  Student’s experience STEM using robotics, civil engineering, computer programming, innovation, film making, photography, mural, and […]