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Something Special In The Sky: Ever Spotted A ‘Sundog’?

“It’s so exciting and it’s kinda scary when you see it …”

CBS Detroit–02/06/2014

Wayne State's Joseph Dunbar

Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM Success

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM (science, technology , engineering, and mathematics) fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

GO-GIRL

Wayne State’s GO-GIRL STEM Education Program Taking Applications

Wayne State University’s GO-GIRL (Gaining Options-Girls Investigate Real Life) program, designed to help girls build confidence, capacity and career awareness in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, is now accepting applications for the winter 2014 semester.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

LTU Hosts Nov. 19 Microsoft YouthSpark STEM Education Event

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – Detroit area civic and business leaders will meet at Lawrence Technological University on Tuesday, Nov. 19, to discuss ways to get more young people involved and active in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

FMA Live

Honeywell, NASA Bring ‘Hip Hop Physics’ To Rochester Hills, Manistee

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) and NASA are launching FMA Live Forces in Motion, a newly expanded version of the award-winning hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a fun and memorable way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2013

Event Notices From Oct. 25-27

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

sciencefix.com

Wayne State Changing Undergraduate STEM Teaching Techniques

With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

LTU’s Biggest Gift Ever, $20M, Will Create STEM Center

Lawrence Technological University has received a $20 million gift to support its “Proud Heritage, Bold Future” capital campaign. It is the largest cash gift in the 4,500-student private university’s 81-year history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University

Greenville Middle School Gets $50k Grant From Verizon Foundation

Greenville Middle School has been selected as a Verizon Innovative Learning School and has received a $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to help ensure that more students learn the skills necessary for success in higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

FocusHope

HFCC, EAA, WC3D, Focus: HOPE Offer Career, Technical Education

Henry Ford Community College, the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, the Wayne County Community College District and Focus: HOPE have formed the Career and Technical Education partnership, which provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in Detroit to receive college credits while completing their high school education requirements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

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