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MICUA Matters Newsletter

Spring 2018

Supporting Tomorrow’s STEM Teachers

In our increasingly digital world, it is important to graduate more students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math. Our nation’s competitiveness depends on the genius and dedication of tomorrow’s scientists, engineers, and innovators. Yet today, less than 40 percent of American students pursue STEM fields, and there’s an insufficient pipeline of teachers skilled in those subjects. At Hood College, STEM students are given the hands-on experience and liberal arts training they need to fill 21st-century jobs. And with a $1.45 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, Hood is empowering future teachers to spread their excitement for STEM.

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MICUA Awards Speaker of the House with 2018 Presidents’ Award

MICUA Matters Spring 2018

The 2018 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly started in early January and ended on Sine Die, April 9, 2018. The General Assembly acted on more than 3,100 bills, including hundreds of pieces of legislation that impact higher education, in general, or the operations of independent colleges and universities.

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Student Voice: MICA Student Reinforces Passion During Internship with Local Studio

After professors, visiting artists, and the Maryland Institute College of Art's (MICA) Career Development Office recommended an internship with Studio Unknown, Madina Nakashima, a senior film and video major, applied to the post-production sound studio in Catonsville, Maryland.

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