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Posted byon May 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
Negin Singh shares and spreads her love of all art forms.
Posted byon May 14, 2012 at 2:10 PM EDT
This edition of "For the Win" spotlights Erin Adams, a high school freshman whose time collecting canned food for charity helped her realize the importance of service.
Posted byon May 12, 2012 at 4:21 PM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden honor the winners of the 2012 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award for law enforcement officials at the White House.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 1:10 PM EDT
The struggles he encountered in the past while taking an interest in STEM, coupled with his current research in computer science for his doctoral program, Sina Bahram is an active agent of change for increased accessibility to and success in STEM.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 1:05 PM EDT
With a confidence and a little practical assistance, Henry Wedler is convinced careers STEM are just as attainable for Americans with disabilties. A grauduate student at the University of California, Davis, Henry is living proof of that assertion, as he works toward his Ph.D, in organic chemistry.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 1:00 PM EDT
For Chrisitine Reich, Director of Research and Evaluation at the Museum of Science, Boston, a passion for inclusion drives the efforts she and her staff take in making sure people with disabilities especially, leave places like museums and classrooms inspired and better able to take part in STEM.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:55 PM EDT
At IBM, Dimitri Kanevsky, researcher staff member for Speech and Language Algorithms, firmly believes technology and innovation will be the fundamental achievements that allow for true equality in STEM.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
Virginia Stern has been working to change the probability of success and raise expectations for people with disabilities who are interested in, learning about or working in STEM environments.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:40 PM EDT
George Kerscher is excited by all of the advancements making the visual aspects of STEM accessible to Americans with disabilities. Promoting and participating in joint efforts and initiatives, George continues to ensure that equal access to information and success in STEM careers is available to all those interested.
Making a Difference for Students with Disabilities in STEM Education: Understanding Facilitators and Barriers to SuccessPosted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:35 PM EDT
Using her own disability as a barometer for change, Maria Dolores Cimini, a practitioner, scientist and Assistant Director for Prevention and Program Evaluation at the University at Albany Counseling Center, addresses the proof that people with disabilities can succeed in STEM.