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Remembering Vera Rubin, a trailblazer at the telescope and beyond

February 25, 2017

When we stare up at the night sky, we see shimmering stars, fuzzy galaxies and faint clouds of gas and dust. It is what we cannot see, however, that will forever remind us of astronomer Vera Rubin. Rubin is best known for confirming the existence of dark matter and, along the way, serving as an advocate for women in science and an inspiration to those who wanted to become scientists.

STEM For Our Students and Our Economy

February 23, 2017

Now, more than ever, with the country hanging on to the belief that the economy will grow, we need to take a hard look at reality.  If companies bring manufacturing back to our shores, if US companies are called upon for innovation and creativity, we have a responsibility to prepare students for these demands, don't we?  And if H-1B Visas become more limited the labor pool for technology compan