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051 Connecting through STEM Media Platforms, with the hosts of Nerd Talk

STEM Southwest Podcast

Release Date: 06/10/2020

058 STEM Professionals Returning Home, with Maggie Werner-Washburne and Monica Sandoval-Johnson show art 058 STEM Professionals Returning Home, with Maggie Werner-Washburne and Monica Sandoval-Johnson

STEM Southwest Podcast

Join us this week when we talk about STEM repatriation with the leaders of STEM Boomerang.  After noticing a brain drain in the STEM community, STEM Boomerang stepped in to support the journey home for many New Mexicans.  Other states are pursuing a similar program to ensure that the STEM workforce pipeline remains enriched.  It all started here in the Southwest and we are going to uncover the important information!  We will discuss everything from STEM careers to internships - don't miss this episode!   Show Notes Fall STEM Learning offered by  - online and...

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057 Powering up for the 21st Century, with Alaric Babej and Jon Hawkins show art 057 Powering up for the 21st Century, with Alaric Babej and Jon Hawkins

STEM Southwest Podcast

We often take electricity technology for granted, until it isn't there anymore.  With one flip of a light switch, we become part of the largest machine in the country!  During this week's episode, we will explore the importance of and developments in renewable energy, what careers are available, and how local and regional power companies are partnering with consumers to change what used to be a one-way road into a two-way street by using technology to build the smart grid.  Join us as we discuss this and much, much more with our guests from PNM, Alaric Babej and Jon Hawkins....

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056 From Math to Money, with Ann Shubert show art 056 From Math to Money, with Ann Shubert

STEM Southwest Podcast

As a girl, Ann dreamed of being an astrophysicist.  Her journey into a STEM career led her into the defense industry.  After years of success, she enrolled in an MBA program and there, during a math class, she had the opportunity to help other women understand.  That moment, when she taught until “the light came on,” and her classmates’ new confidence with math, changed them and her.  That experience would change her and shift her career from math to money.  Her dream is to support women in STEM to be comfortable building their financial success and designing...

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055 Text Messaging to Space, with M. Brian Barnett show art 055 Text Messaging to Space, with M. Brian Barnett

STEM Southwest Podcast

Inspired by the Apollo missions to the moon, Brian Barnett has been dreaming of being an astronaut since he was a little boy.  Not only does he plan to be a commercial astronaut in the near future, but he also hopes to inspire a new generation in the race to space. His innovation and ideas have led him to develop the Space Wide Web, allowing earth-to-space communications.  Join this family man and hear how his children have been involved in his business, Solstar Space, from very early on.  Listen in to some of his amazing stories and ideas for STEM-minded individuals. Show...

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054 STEM Excitement through Esports, with Dr. Miles Harvey show art 054 STEM Excitement through Esports, with Dr. Miles Harvey

STEM Southwest Podcast

What does a good book and a video game have in common?  This week’s guest will share his thoughts on using virtual reality as classroom literature, and why it is time for us to step up and make a difference! Join us in this episode where we learn more about Esports and the possibility of it being a career.  Dr. Miles Harvey will share his experiences as a gamer and streamer, and how he is using that platform to make a difference in the lives of so many students! Show Notes Dr. Miles Harvey is a scholar gamer, middle years Esports coach, streamer, and teacher educator from the...

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053 The Science of Sleep, with Karen Crow show art 053 The Science of Sleep, with Karen Crow

STEM Southwest Podcast

This week's guest had a serendipitous journey to her career in STEM.  In an effort to diagnose her son and improve the quality of life for her mother, Karen Crow set out to learn more about sleep which led to a breakthrough in wearable sensors.  Now, as the CEO of the startup, NeuroGeneces, Karen shares about the impact of technology on the study and the science of sleep.  Gone are the days of sleep studies with wires and adhesives attached while you try to "sleep" in a strange bed.  The growth of wearable sensors is skyrocketing!  The data those sensors are collecting...

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052 The Digital Playground of Electric Playhouse, with John-Mark Collins show art 052 The Digital Playground of Electric Playhouse, with John-Mark Collins

STEM Southwest Podcast

This week's episode is a great example of how business and technology meet at a crossroads to entertain! As a creative technologist, John-Mark Collins uses his STEM knowledge to build immersive technology-driven experiences.  His most recent project, Electric Playhouse, puts his background in Computer Engineering, Art, and Architecture to the test. Join us to hear about this special place where fun and learning collide and how technology is changing the way we play and learn! Show Notes John-Mark Collins is a creative problem solver with a wide variety of skills ranging from technical...

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051 Connecting through STEM Media Platforms, with the hosts of Nerd Talk show art 051 Connecting through STEM Media Platforms, with the hosts of Nerd Talk

STEM Southwest Podcast

Find out what happens when nerds meet across the miles. Turning COVID Quarantine into opportunity, these rockstars do their part to connect the world, have interesting discussions, and throw in a bit of quirkiness for fun! We can't wait to share this special episode full of nerds from across the nation! Join us when STEM Southwest meets Nerd Talk!   Show Notes   Contact:  

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050 Small Business in the COVID-19 Environment, with David Hughes and Dr. Simon Woodruff show art 050 Small Business in the COVID-19 Environment, with David Hughes and Dr. Simon Woodruff

STEM Southwest Podcast

Businesses both big and small are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are shutting doors while others are facing unprecedented growth. During this time in history, what predictors can we use to determine success of our small businesses and employers? While the unemployment rolls may be growing, the truth is that we are still facing an unprecedented STEM workforce crisis. Join us in this episode where we interview two different business owners, David Hughes and Dr. Simon Woodruff, who share their journey and how they are responding to the pandemic. We will also hear about how...

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049 Infectious Diseases impacted by Technology, with Dr. Jason Harper show art 049 Infectious Diseases impacted by Technology, with Dr. Jason Harper

STEM Southwest Podcast

Join us in this week's episode as our guest, Dr. Jason Harper, shares his STEM story. Jason has been involved as a research scientist for a national lab and shares his thoughts on how technology is impacting infectious diseases. Jason serves the community through his important work as a scientist, and also serves the community as an elected member of the New Mexico House of Representatives since 2013. We caught up with Jason on a Saturday as he squeezed our interview into his extremely demanding schedule. Show Notes Jason Harper was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 2013,...

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Find out what happens when nerds meet across the miles. Turning COVID Quarantine into opportunity, these rockstars do their part to connect the world, have interesting discussions, and throw in a bit of quirkiness for fun! We can't wait to share this special episode full of nerds from across the nation! Join us when STEM Southwest meets Nerd Talk!

 

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