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The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

West Michigan Students Invited to Find out ‘What is an Engineer?’ and Win Prizes

Students in grades 6-12 in West Michigan, who are curious about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, are eligible to win a Kindle Fire, remote-control helicopters, Lego kits and t-shirts at the second annual “What Is An Engineer” demonstration on Tuesday, April 16.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Wayne State engineering students volunteering at last year's YES! Expo, which drew thousands of high school students to science and technology exhibits.

Wayne State Engineering Students Fueling STEM Programs For Youth

In case classes, co-ops, extracurricular activities, work and other commitments weren’t enough, a growing number of Wayne State University College of Engineering students are dedicating their free time to promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers to Michigan youth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

LTU Associate Professor Julie Zwiesler-Vollick (center) works with high school students in the Forensic Summer Science Institute. LTU photo.

LTU Offering Summer Science Camps

Lawrence Technological University offers more than 20 engineering, science, design and technology summer science camps for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in improving their academic preparation while previewing career fields and college experiences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

St. Clair County Community College

Program Fair, STEM Awareness Day Set At St. Clair County CC

St. Clair County Community College will have a Program Fair and STEM Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 27, in the College Center on the Port Huron campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley To Observe STEM Awareness Week

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that a resolution has passed in the Michigan Senate proclaiming March 24-30 as Michigan STEM Awareness Week, drawing attention to the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

itec lansing

Lansing Sets STEM Week Celebration

The new three R’s are spelled S-T-E-M. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and the Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC) is partnering with more than a dozen community groups to kick off Lansing’s first STEM Week, Nov. 26-30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

A recent GO-GIRL program at Wayne State University. Photo courtesy WSU.

Deadline Soon For Wayne State Girls’ Tech Program

Since 2002, Wayne State University’s College of Education has helped prepare girls for training and careers in science, technology,engineering and mathematics (STEM) through the GO-GIRL program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 19, 2012 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Michigan International Speedway, Adrian College Pair Up On Science Work

The Michigan International Speedway and Adrian College have developed plans for a science center and science-related field trips at the NASCAR racetrack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2012

Pictures of US scientists Robert Lefkowitz (L) and Brian Kobilka who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are projected on a screen as Staffan Normark (C), Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, announces the laureates on October 10, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages)

U-M Scientists Assisted Nobel Prize-Winning Researchers

There’s an Ann Arbor connection to this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry, awarded to American researchers Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

US plastic artist Peter Coffin's 'Flying Saucer' --a 7-meter, LED-studded, SMS-controlled flying saucer and lifted by a helicopter-- overflies Ipanema beach, on May 23, 2009, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AFP PHOTO/Antonio Scorza (credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit History: They Came From Outer Space

Mysterious objects zoomed across Michigan’s night skies week after week 115 years ago, during the spring and summer of 1897.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

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