Congressman Randy Hultgren’s STEM Scholars program is to create regular channels of communication between 14th District youth and their U.S. Congressman, including promoting and sharing ideas and presenting solutions to today’s pressing issues. The program runs from September 2016 through April 2017 and will include programming specifically designed for exposing students to STEM careers and building STEM leadership qualities and skills. Scholars will grow their leadership skills through presentations, higher-level discussions, and on-site visits to some of the 14th District’s… More »

What’s it like to be a woman working in a STEM field? About 100 Chicago-area women gathered together for a two-day leadership retreat to discuss the topic and share their experiences. Tanya Levshina of the Scientific Computing Division gives her account of the eye-opening event.