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“The academic and human capital necessities of our more and more innovation-driven financial system helps to forge the most important partnerships to maintain our fiscal destiny brilliant. Advancing a Jobs-Driven financial system deals a compelling advisor to this serious work.” - Richard okay. Miller, President, Olin collage of Engineering “Advancing a Jobs-Driven economic system highlights the significance of cross-sector collaboration and crossing barriers. we want the collaboration. And the more suitable the collaboration, the more desirable our society and economic system will be.” -Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President, collage of Maryland, Baltimore County “Business leaders needs to increase transparent pathways to STEM careers. This publication offers a framework for a way company, schooling, and groups can domesticate a sustainable pipeline of STEM talent.” -Michael Norris, COO, Sodexo what's going to it take to shut the abilities hole and lead the STEM team revolution? technology, expertise, engineering, and math are on the center of the twenty first century jobs-driven economic climate, demanding schooling associations and corporations to coach and resource an more and more technical team. New versions of partnership force scalable recommendations that interact underrepresented groups and equip scholars with the talents and knowledge that businesses call for. Aligning company, schooling, and neighborhood companions calls for that we reconsider and redecorate the procedure that helps STEM schooling and crew preparedness. What’s at stake? not anything below the sustainability of our faculties, the leading edge engines of our companies, the prosperity of groups, and the worldwide competitiveness of our economies.

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News and World Report has ranked UMBC #1 in its annual list of “up and coming national universities” each of the past six years. ” But I tell people on my campus that we need to be careful about that. The moment you arrive is the moment you stop innovating. Redesigning courses and strengthening partnerships are two steps along the road to changing our culture and LPSURYLQJVWXGHQWRXWFRPHVEXWZHQHHGPDQ\PRUH6XFFHVVLVQHYHUÀQDO •xxxviii• Preface About The University of Maryland, Baltimore County The University of Maryland, Baltimore County was born amid the turbulent swirl of WKHVDQGKDGWRFXWKHURZQSDWKLQDÀHOGRI ROGHUHVWDEOLVKHGLQVWLWXWLRQV)URP the beginning, UMBC believed that a university could be innovative, interdisciplinary, inclusive – and great.

A psychological scientist, Currall has conducted research and taught for over 25 years on organizational psychology topics such as innovation, emerging technologies, negotiation, and corporate governance. Currall was lead author of a book on university–business–government collaboration entitled, Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. , and Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas. He has been quoted over 600 times in publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, and British Broadcasting Corporation television.

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