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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

Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University

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

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

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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

GO-GIRL's program at Wayne State University. Photo: WSU

Wayne State College of Engineering Engages Middle School Girls In STEM

On May 5, the Wayne State University College of Engineering hosted 38 former participants in the Gaining Options — Girls Investigate Real Life (GO-GIRL) program at Wayne State.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

(Credit: usna.edu)

U.S. Naval Academy Accepting Applications For Summer STEM Program

The academy’s Summer STEM Program is an overnight academic program designed for rising 8th-11th grade students in good academic standing who have an interest in math and science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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Report: Greater Wage Parity, Premium For Women In STEM Jobs

A new report from the U.S. Commerce Department found women are still significantly underrepresented in STEM fields, impacting U.S. competitiveness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011

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