Here is some additional news from the business front. The high-paying professionals in engineering, architecture, medicine, research…etc. actually touch things, and get dirty on the job-even college professors in labs. Head and hands activities are quite prevalent in the business world. The hands are the extensions of the mind, and they will be an essential part of the preparation for transitioning from school to work. STEM will smash this lop-sided heads only academic day we now have, restoring perspective to how humans really learn. Just for the record, STEM professionals command starting salaries of between $50,000 and $90,000 a year. STEM pays well.