IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Talent Management

A Bright Future for US STEMs from Students' Love of Chemistry

June 2, 2011 | Katie Hunt, Dow Chemical

It’s no secret that a fundamental understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is essential to sustaining a global economy. We’ve been alerted by President Obama that America’s 15-year-olds rank 21st in science and 25th in math compared to their peers around the world; but it doesn’t have to be this way. With more than 90 percent of all manufactured products in the world touched by the power of chemistry, our industry is, and must continue to be, a positive force for change in the world. Today, the pressing challenge...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


Comments (1) for A Bright Future for US STEMs from Students' Love of Chemistry
Chemistry explains so many things that go on in our everyday lives. I remember when my little sister told me that crying was good for us because tears contain and release stress hormones. When she got a little bigger, she explained about the chemistry of osmosis. As an English teacher, I am always encouraging my students to understand the chemistry of the situation. And that little sister is the author of this blog. Way to go, Katie!
Posted by Margaret Hartshorn on Thursday, June 2, 2011 @ 08:47 PM

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa