Women in Bio (WIB) has established the Robbie Melton Scholarship Fund in honor of the organization’s co-founder to support and encourage women who are building their careers in the life sciences industry. Two $1,000 scholarships are available. Applicants must be a woman currently working within the life sciences industry or a current student working toward a…Details
Nominations are now open for the 2011 Frederick County STEM Educator of the Year Award at the 8th Annual Frederick County Tech Awards Celebration.
The STEM Educator of the Year Award is open to all educators who are furthering excellence in the classroom and who are exciting K-12 students about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Nominees can self-nominate or be nominated by others. Nominations are due by COB February 23, 2011.Details
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) and Outstanding Young Engineer (OYE) awards presented by the Maryland Academy of Sciences, the parent body of the Maryland Science Center. These prestigious honors recognize and celebrate extraordinary scientific contributions by Maryland residents 35 years of age and under. Nominations are encouraged of…Details
Learn how a science degree opens doors to the laboratory and beyond! Join Young Women In Bio (YWIB) at the J. Craig Venter Institute for an opportunity to meet and interact with women who have science degrees and work in various careers that support the cutting-edge research in genomics and bioinformatics. Tour the facilities and…Details
For the third consecutive year Education Week ranked Maryland’s public education system as the best in the nation on its Quality Counts 2011 Report Card. Maryland tops their rankings with a B+. The nation as a whole received a C when graded across the six distinct areas of policy and performance.