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STEM Education

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

FIRST Robotics Adds 77 New Michigan Teams, Now Top State In U.S.

A new season is upon the FIRST Robotics competition teams across the country, and Michigan leads the way with more high school teams than any other state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

Bosch Fund

Bosch Supports STEM Education With $35k Grants To Detroit Public Schools

The Bosch Community Fund’s Bosch Energy, Science and Technology Project has donated $35,000 to 26 Detroit Public Schools teachers to fund projects to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction in the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

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

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

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

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

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

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Michigan Tech Students Spending Spring Break In Detroit

This week is Spring Break at Michigan Technological University, but for a group of Michigan Tech students from the Detroit area, it’s a working vacation. They’re coming home to try to get the next generation of Detroit school children excited about going to college and pursuing careers in science and engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2013

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