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Broadening STEM Participation in Rural and Remote Communities

ASU Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center 1800 I St NW 8th Floor, Washington

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) training is growing increasingly important. Nearly two-thirds of all available jobs require the skills gained through math and science education or STEM literacy. However, rural communities trail behind urban and suburban ones in access to formal STEM education and informal STEM opportunities such as museums and science centers. How can we

No Help Wanted: Outside Technical Advice for the US Military

ASU Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center 1800 I St NW 8th Floor, Washington

The history of innovation, science and technology policy in the U.S. is intertwined with the history of the military. In World War II, civilian scientists and engineers worked closely with the armed forces to improve and innovate weapons technologies. Civilians such as Vannevar Bush were once in charge of advanced R&D. The consideration of outside

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