This Week in STEM: Planetary Evolution

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: Getty images & NASA/JPL CalTech) From the initial formation of a rocky planet to the effects of human influence on its evolution, we share two scientific approaches to better our understanding This Week in STEM.   NASA InSight Successfully Lands […]

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This Week in STEM: Weight, What Happened?

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Growth & Communications Officer   Weight, what happened?   Since 1879 in Versailles, France, a shiny cylinder of platinum iridium has lived under lock and key as the fundamental unit of mass on a physical object.     However, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures recently decided […]

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This Week in STEM: Three Women Leading the way in STEM

As the U.S. midterm elections come to a close, it’s exciting to see that 9 new scientists were elected to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist. Also, a record number of women will serve in Congress with still a handful of elections to be determined. In celebration of the diversity that makes our world […]

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Student Mental Health Needs to be a School Priority

Story Contributed by Christopher Murphy, Ed.D The rise of mental-health needs across the country puts principals in a position of making its support a priority. Whether the increase of our collective understanding of mental illness has caused the need for additional support or other biological or environmental causes at play are increasing the number of […]

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Giving Tuesday: Giving back to your Community

As we gear up for the giving season, some of us are struggling to find the resources to give financially. The beauty of #GivingTuesday, though, is that it’s about so much more than donations. At Concept Central office, a group of us are in the process of planning a volunteer day. While we’re on the […]

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