STEM

Bedrock Real Estate Services and Quicken Loans partnered with Over the Edge to raise funds for two Detroit-area charities by giving those who donate at least $1,000 a chance to repel down a Detroit skyscraper. (By Edward Cardenas)

Donors Raise $180K by Going Down A Detroit Skyscraper

More than $180,000 has been raised for local charities through a unique fundraiser where individuals paid at least $1,000 to repel down a Detroit skyscraper.

CBS Detroit–05/11/2015

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College Tie-Ins Allow More To Join Michigan Robotics Craze

An increasing number of students from Michigan’s most financially strapped urban school districts, including Detroit and Flint, are joining robotics teams because local universities are making space and materials available at no charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2015

Students from five Metro Detroit middle schools took part in a hackathon Friday at the Ford STEAM lab in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Students Compete To Build The Best Middle School App At Hackathon (Video)

Students from five Metro Detroit middle schools took part in a hackathon Friday at the Ford STEAM lab in Detroit.

03/27/2015

The U.S. Army brought a traveling display to Warren Mott Wednesday to showcase STEM opportunities to students. (By Edward Cardenas)

U.S. Army Showcases STEM Opportunities In The Military (Video)

Students from Warren Mott High School learned Wednesday about real-world applications for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics education from the U.S. Army.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

Student from Detroiit's Academy of the Americas  toured the U-verse Networks Lab to see employees in training to install U-verse. (Source: AT&T)

Students Learn About STEM Through AT&T, GM And Samsung

Students from Detroit’s Academy of the Americas spent Friday interacting with professionals from AT&T, General Motors and Samsung through AT&T’s HACEMOS National High Technology Day.

02/27/2015

Employees of Fisher/Unitech discuss the applications of 3D printers at Automation Alley's Technology Industry Outlook at teh Colony Club in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Report: Metro Detroit Tech Economy ‘Equal To All Of Silicon Valley’

“People in Michigan woke up some time ago to the fact the auto industry is a tech industry,” said Anderson, who ranks the North American International Auto Show among the best technology shows in the world.

CBS Detroit–02/12/2015

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GM Foundation Announces Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

It offers scholarships of up to $25,000 to students seeking auto industry-related degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM), or other eligible fields related to the automotive industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

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After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM Education

After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

10/20/2014

Ford STEAM Conference

Ford and UAW Donate $200K To Fund STEAM Programs In DPS

The Ford Fund and United Auto Workers donated $200,000 to help further science, technology, engineering, arts and math in Detroit Public Schools.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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