Revisiting the STEM Workforce, a new report by the National Science Board (NSB), offers insights about long-standing workforce debates and seeks to catalyze constructive policy discussions about this critical and dynamic component of the nation's economy.

The Obama administration projects the United States could draw 35 percent of its electricity from wind power by 2050.

Our nation’s prospects hinge on how well it responds to demographic change.

Hard times are becoming better times for most college graduates, though how much better varies widely among college majors.

Despite decades of professional successes, women in the sciences are still battling a persistent bias against them — and the issue is compounded for female scientists from minority communities.

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Telling Our Story Through Data: ASTRA’s STEM on the Hill State STEM & Innovation Report Cards 2015

Now in its 15th year of publication, ASTRA’s STEM on the Hill™ State STEM Report Cards series illustrates the importance of scientific and engineering research and STEM Education to state and local economies, job growth, innovation, competitiveness, our standard of living and U.S. national security.  A variety of measurements, including data from ASTRA, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), MyCollegeOptions™ and key U.S. Government statistical sources provide context to these reports.  These metrics help users compare their own state with others.  Of note for our 2015 series is the addition of STEM Job categories, earnings and demographic data by state, as well as projections of STEM Job trends by state through 2024. Download Data Sheets here.

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