By Maureen Ryan Thorpe Photo courtesy of Unsplash So, you’re an accomplished STEM student with lots of awards and coursework to prove it. Now what? Whether you’re a college student deciding upon your major or a recent college graduate, it’s a bit overwhelming to select the discipline that’s best for you. The good news is […]
Colleges have many different departments to choose from and many different majors in those departments. Students who think about putting things together and figuring out what is wrong with machines usually major in engineering. Engineering is a great field, but the only problem with it when choosing majors is that there are multiple. The National […]
Transitions, regardless of circumstances, are difficult. It is common to feel overwhelmed by, and underprepared for, many of life’s passages. A particularly challenging one can be the leap to higher education. For many, this period is marked by moving away from family, assignments more complex than any tackled thus far, and a general feeling of […]
NSTEM and Sustainability We now live in a modern, consumerist, and urban existence throughout the developed world. Every day, we continue to consume an alarming amount of natural resources. Here at the National STEM Honor Society, we are committed to environmental sustainability. We view sustainability as a vital part of both operational excellence and educational […]
Coding. What is it, why is it necessary, and do I need to learn it? To answer the first question, it’s best to start with what coding is for. Coding is used to give directions and communicate with computers and machines so they can perform the tasks that we need. It is essentially a language […]
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