Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visits a new community learning center in New York.

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NEW YORK (Nov. 4, 2010) Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, checks out the artwork of Ioana Urma, left, during the opening of a new community learning and discovery center  The center is co-sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Iridescent, a nonprofit educational organization, in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, N.Y. Increasing the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, educational pipeline is a priority for the Navy and ONR. The festival included interactive exhibits, science experiments and design challenges for families. The festival included interactive exhibits, science experiments and design challenges for families. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

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 NEW YORK (Nov. 4, 2010) Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, checks out the artwork of Ioana Urma, left, during the opening of a new community learning and discovery center The center is co-sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Iridescent, a nonprofit educational organization, in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, N.Y. Increasing the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, educational pipeline is a priority for the Navy and ONR. The festival included interactive exhibits, science experiments and design challenges for families. The festival included interactive exhibits, science experiments and design challenges for families. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)