«Science» column

The Importance of STEM Education

May 31st, 2015; By Patrick Start

STEM education. What is it? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It is applied to academic fields that use these studies. This type of education implements […]

Dream Job: Astronomer

March 31st, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Imagine what it would be like to travel among the stars and planets, visiting the Big Dipper and stepping out onto the surface of Venus. Most people have never had […]

Career Profile: Museum Curator

December 30th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

People often say that an interest in history has little relation to any kind of paying work. How can anyone get a job by knowing when King Henry VIII lived […]

STEM Job Profile: Sociologist

October 31st, 2014; By Christopher TJ Brown

The field of sociology is a major one and it is one of the fastest growing of the STEM career paths. Sociology has been growing in size and importance since […]

Why Canada Needs More STEM Students

October 30th, 2014; By Christopher TJ Brown

As a wealthy, diverse and constantly growing nation, Canada needs students and workers going into the valuable fields of engineering, technology, science and mathematics. While these can be some of […]

Why Should Girls Get Involved with STEM?

October 30th, 2014; By Amanda Desouza

In our society, girls seem to be underrepresented in fields related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Even more interesting is that in contrast to girls, boys seem to be […]

How to Prepare for a STEM Career

October 30th, 2014; By Teodora Pasca

Ever wonder how Albert Einstein got started? How about Isaac Newton or even Steve Jobs? If you’re interested in learning about the world around you and how it works, STEM […]