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GM To Grant $300,000 Towards STEM Education In Michigan

General Motors Co. will grant Project Lead The Way programs in Michigan with a $300,000 three-year renewable commitment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2013

In the foreground, Grand Valley's downtown Grand Rapids engineering school complex

Grand Valley Engineering Students Graduate, Showcase Projects

More than 60 engineering students will participate in a special graduation ceremony Aug. 2 at Grand Valley State University. The graduates will join the thousands of Grand Valley alumni who are helping to drive the state’s economy with their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

(credit: Troy Hale)

MSU Students Launch Balloon 150K Feet

Film-making and broadcast journalism students launched the camera-laden balloon from Grand Rapids, capturing hours of video footage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

(credit: detroitsciencecenter.org)

Michigan Science Center Ready To Rock With New Interactive Music Exhibit

“The Science of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” a 10,000-square-foot traveling exhibit that celebrates the great history of the music genre and the key role science plays in its development, will take the stage at the renamed Michigan Science Center on June 20.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

In the foreground, Grand Valley's downtown Grand Rapids engineering school complex

Grand Valley STEM Graduates Help Drive Economy

Grandville native Jake Hall never changed his major while in college. He knew he wanted to pursue an engineering career since his first year of high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

ESD HQ

ESD Urges STEM Education Authority, More And Earlier STEM Education

The looming shortage of engineers and scientists in the United States is a frequently told story. Concrete measures to solve the shortage? Not quite as frequently discussed. Enter the Engineering Society of Detroit Institute, which has issued five recommendations for a sustainable, collaborative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics blueprint in order to help fill the pipeline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

Wayne State University's Danto Engienering Center

WSU Researcher Aims To Make STEM Education More Accessible To Native Americans

Underrepresented minorities comprise approximately 30 percent of the United States population, but only 10 percent are college educated in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A Wayne State University study recently funded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science aims to change these statistics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

Event Notices From April 16

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill

Try Science On For Size This Spring Break

Kids can be scientists for the week while conducting experiments and exploring exhibits at the Michigan Science Center.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2013

(credit: Michigan State University)

Two-Headed Shark Identified By MSU Scientists

Scientists at Michigan State University have confirmed the discovery of the world’s first-ever, two-headed bull shark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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