Heroes of #STEMtember: Engineering the power to fly high

If you have ever had a conversation with a child about how planes fly, why birds fly or why humans don’t fly, your answer has probably been something less than scientific – and completely age appropriate for the little person asking the question. However, if that child asked that question of Boeing test pilot Vince…


Washington STEM launches to prepare students for tomorrow’s jobs

Posted by Brad Smith Microsoft General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs Cross post from Microsoft on the Issues Blog This morning marked an important milestone in our work to improve the quality of education in Washington State. A number of us came together for the official launch of Washington STEM (Science,…