STEM News Archive

Heritage Middle School teacher lands job with NASA

Mid Hudson News


May 20, 2020

NEW WINDSOR – Aileen Toback, a New Windsor native and 22-year veteran science teacher at Heritage Middle School in her hometown has been named an Educational Ambassador for NASA.  Landing the position of a lifetime was not an easy task, according to Ms. To... Read more

NDSU [North Dakota State University], Tribal Nations receive National Science Foundation grants

Chris Larson

May 19, 2020

U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a combined $1,325,104 to North Dakota State University (NDSU) and the Tribal Nations Research Group. These funds are approved through the NSF Division of Engineering Educat... Read more

Garber High robotics team wins honors despite pandemic cutting season short

Caitlyn French

May 17, 2020

BAY CITY, MI - While extracurricular teams across the state have had their seasons cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Garber High School robotics team still found ways to make their district proud. The team managed to bring home several awards and honors. ... Read more

STEAM Extravaganza can’t be held back by a global pandemic

The News-Review

Skylar Knox

May 16, 2020

COVID-19 has canceled and postponed many activities and events, but it is not stopping the Douglas County Program for Student Success and STEAM Hub from having their sixth annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Extravaganza.   They are in... Read more

Eight Idaho schools recognized, awarded for expanding STEM education for students


May 12, 2020

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Eight Idaho schools were recognized and awarded prizes Tuesday in a competition to expand student and school STEM education.   The Idaho STEM Action Center, and LIFT held the 2019-2020 MakerMinded competition, which expands st... Read more

TN Dept. of Education: New STEM designated schools to receive funding from Gov’s initiative


May 11, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Submitted) — The Tennessee Department of Education announced funding for new STEM designated schools from Gov. Bill Lee’s Future Workforce Initiative on Monday.   TDOE says it will award $10,000 to each of the 22 schools tha... Read more

Spark Girls Into STEM


Harry Funk

May 10, 2020

During an orientation for an upcoming computer science class, Reshma Gudla quickly realized she was outnumbered, to say the least.   Her count of students gathered in the Upper St. Clair classroom showed about 40, with five of them females.   ... Read more

Rising Star students learn STEM skills with Lenexa biotech company

Shawnee Mission Post

Leah Wankum

May 06, 2020

Extracting DNA from strawberries and learning how to make slime are just a few of the STEM-focused activities Rising Star Elementary students got to experience before the school building closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those STEM activities were part of Rising S... Read more

Orchard Knob Elementary teacher wins state STEM teaching award


May 05, 2020

Nikki Russell, STEM Teacher, Orchard Knob Elementary, won the 2020 Excellence in STEM Teaching Award presented by the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network.  The TSIN STEM Excellence Awards are designed to "recognize a phenomenal teacher and an exceptional advo... Read more

WCS [Warsaw Community Schools] Recognized As Project Lead The Way Distinguished Schools

Times Union Online


May 04, 2020

Warsaw Community Schools announced Saturday that all WCS elementary schools and both middle schools have been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PL... Read more

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