FEDERAL PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT POSTDOCS IN S&E According to the GAO (2005:3), there were 207 âeducation programs funded in fiscal year 2004 that were designed to increase the numbers of students and graduates pursuing STEM4 degrees and occupations or improve educational programs in STEM fieldsâ¦.â Included in these 3 A postdoctoral position or âpostdocâ is a temporary position awarded in academia, industry, non-profits, or government primarily for gaining additional education and training in research.
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“They neglect very important extracurricular activities. My girls went to school with engineers, [and]they said, ‘Dad, they don’t know how to dance, they don’t know how to dress, they don’t even know how to talk.’ ” Engineers may not necessarily become better dancers by taking a job at NRC, but Mc Dermott said they can meet other single engineers (who probably won’t roll their eyes at or lectures on reactor cooling systems).
1 Overview In Rising Above the Gathering Storm, the National Academies posited that âThe prosperity the United States enjoys today is due in no small part to investments the nation has made in research and development at universities, corporations, and national laboratories over the last 50 years. To address these challenges, the Gathering Storm report recommended action in four areas: Kâ12 education, higher education, science and engineering research, and economic and technology policy.
At the end of that long first weekend of the crisis three years ago, NRC Public Affairs Director Eliot Brenner thanked his staff for sticking to the talking points that the team had been distributing to senior officials and the public.
"While we know more than these say," Brenner wrote, "we're sticking to this story for now." There are numerous examples in the emails of apparent misdirection or concealment in the initial weeks after the Japanese plant was devastated by a 9.0 earthquake and 50-foot tsunami that knocked out power and cooling systems at the six-reactor plant, eventually causing releases of radioactive material: As the third anniversary of Fukushima on Tuesday approaches, the emails pull back the curtain on the agency’s efforts to protect the industry it is supposed to regulate.
Mc Dermott said NRC’s dating scheme — which he jokingly called “NRC Harmony,” after the e Harmony online dating service — has so far resulted in about eight or nine weddings.
Mc Dermott’s comments made me think of the sitcom Big Bang Theory, which features hopelessly nerdy theoretical physicists and their often-failed efforts to find romance.