“I’m not smart enough…”

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Yesterday, Tom McGlew of MATEC was at a SEMI High Tech U recruiting event at a local high school.  He would ask students who were walking by, “Would you like to learn about high tech careers and opportunities in different fields?” (This is the purpose of High Tech U, and target the students who are B and C students […]

President Obama’s Science Fair

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It is about time.  How often do we idolize that which we cannot be, but overlook what we can become?  There are not going to be too many people in the US that will become professional athletes.  But, every year, the national champion of some sport gets to go to the White House.  Finally, recognition […]

NetWorks 2 Proposal Reboot

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It is a hectic time at MATEC NetWorks.  We are busy proposal writing for the next big grant – which is NetWorks 2.0.  I am currently working on the Challenges and Future of Digital Libraries.  After all, NetWorks is first and foremost a digital library.  There are some exciting ideas that we would like to […]

Free STEM Webinar

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I am getting ready for the next month of Free webinars (thank you NSF) and the next MATEC NetWorks webinar is Innovative STEM Resources. The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) is a national network dedicated to advancing STEM teaching and learning, in both formal and informal settings. Much more than a repository of materials, NSDL […]

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