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Women in STEM day encourages female students to pursue their passions

Women in STEM day encourages female students to pursue their passions

Angela Nie May 7, 2022

Female professionals—including several North alumni—from the health and physical sciences field discussed their experiences while pursuing a career in STEM during Women in STEM day, Friday, March 25. According...

A panel of women working in STEM professions spoke during a-block of Women in STEM Day. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Women in STEM Day speakers discuss obstacles, STEM Careers

Dea Cela November 19, 2019

Speakers and panelists encouraged students to persevere in the face of challenges and hardships during the second annual Women in STEM Day Friday, Nov. 8.  Seniors Julia Davis, Ali Lee, and Yesha...

Women in STEM Day presentations provide insight on STEM careers

Women in STEM Day presentations provide insight on STEM careers

Sophie Murthy December 5, 2018

For the first time ever, a new event was added to North’s list of culture days and events, providing students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) an opportunity to learn from...

Several graduated cylinders of various thickness and heights with white side markings in front of a large beaker. They are all filled about halfway with red or blue chemical compounds. The blue ink is showing signs of Brownian motion when dissolving into water.

Column: Take initiative against gender stereotypes in STEM

Adam Clements November 3, 2017

A few weeks ago, during a discussion of the book We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, my English teacher asked girls in our class to talk about ways they had experienced sexism in school....

Ligerbots 'Girls + Tools' event encourages female participation in STEM

Ligerbots 'Girls + Tools' event encourages female participation in STEM

Samantha Fredberg October 27, 2017

“We want girls building as well as boys,” said South sophomore Sammy Rosenberg, an electrical build leader for Ligerbots. As part of its outreach programming, Ligerbots organized “Girls + Tools,”...

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The Newtonite November 30, 2016

Finding a niche at North can be a daunting task, considering the wide array of clubs, sports, and other activities that the school offers. However, finding such a place is rewarding, explained junior...

Column: Place more emphasis on science, math

The Newtonite November 30, 2012

by Connor Vasu Millions of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are going unfilled because this country is not focusing on training for these workers, according to US News. Because...

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