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Telecompaper: SUNY Joins Global STEM Alliance

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

December 16, 2013

Cisco and the New York Academy of Sciences have announced two new partners, the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina and the State University of New York (SUNY), which will join The Global STEM Alliance. Cisco and the New York Academy of Sciences have established the Global STEM Alliance to bring curriculum resources, inter-generational mentorship and access to science and technology research to students around the world. The country of Malaysia and The City of Barcelona were the first to join the Alliance in October this year.

Read full article: http://www.telecompaper.com/news/city-of-buenos-aires-ny-university-join-stem-alliance--980660

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