STEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. STEAM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

Marburger STEM Center Update With Executive Director Collins

ROYAL OAK - What is the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University? Executive Director Sibrina Collins explains in this segment of M2 Techcast. In September, the STEM Center celebrates is third anniversary. It was founded with a $20 million donation from Microsoft co-founder Steve Ballmer, who once took classes at LTU when he was

By |2018-08-16T10:30:46+00:00August 16th, 2018|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, STEAM|

AccelerateKID Educates Young Folks On STEAM Subjects, Provides Summer Camps

ROYAL OAK - AccelerateKID is an organization that educates young kids on subjects related to STEAM, while offering summer camps, classes, and clubs every month at locations in Wixom and Madison Heights, not to mention partners all around metro Detroit that offers workshops. Founder Thanh Tran provides all the details in this segment of M2

By |2018-07-18T15:02:09+00:00July 18th, 2018|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center CEO Matthews Leaves STEM-Hub; Replaced By COO

DETROIT - Tonya Matthews, president and CEO of the Michigan Science Center, has left the downtown Detroit STEM-hub to pursue other opportunities in the STEM community.  Matthews was the facility’s first full-time CEO. Her departure is effective immediately and current COO, John Anderson has become acting CEO on an interim basis while the board of

By |2018-07-03T21:10:00+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Featured, STEAM|

LTU Faculty Publishes Paper On Movie Black Panther’s Vibranium On The Periodic Table

SOUTHFIELD – In the movie “Black Panther,” the fictional element called vibranium has amazing chemical and physical properties. But a chemist would want to know – where would it go on the Periodic Table of the Elements? Two faculty members at Lawrence Technological University have just had an academic paper published that has a bit

By |2018-06-12T19:00:46+00:00June 12th, 2018|Science, STEAM|

Winning Futures Awards $30,000 To 20 Metro Detroit High School Students

DETROIT - Winning Futures awarded Wednesday a total of $30,000 to 20 local high schoolers and recognized 19 local business professionals who are enrolled in the Winning Futures’ life skills and workforce preparation mentoring program. Seven local business professionals received a Mentor of the Year Award for their exemplary mentoring service. Lee Ellen Kerr (Goodrich,

By |2018-06-08T11:34:23+00:00June 8th, 2018|News, STEAM|

Record 700,000 Plus Michigan Workers Employed In Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

DETROIT – Advanced manufacturing employment in Michigan reached new heights in 2018 with more than 700,000 workers employed – the greatest employment level since 2006. This according to a new report from Detroit-based LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute.  The quarterly reports, highlighting employment trends, top jobs, and required skills in advanced manufacturing

By |2018-05-22T19:43:54+00:00May 22nd, 2018|News, Science, STEAM|

20 Local High School Students To Receive $30,000 In Winning Futures Awards Celebration

WARREN - Twenty local high school students will receive scholarships totaling $30,000 and 20 volunteer mentors will be recognized for their outstanding dedication and service at the Winning Futures Awards Celebration, June 7 at the Venetian Club in Madison Heights. Attendance is by invitation only. Winning Futures empowers youth to succeed through in-class mentoring, strategic

By |2018-05-17T18:48:08+00:00May 17th, 2018|Featured, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center, ITC Go the Distance On Informal Learning

DETROIT - The Michigan Science Center and ITC Holdings Corp. will host a special Arbor Day program on Friday with schools throughout the state to highlight the museum’s new ECHO Distance Learning Program. ECHO, part of the Science Center's Traveling Science program, uses video conferencing to connect classrooms from any location with a museum educator

By |2018-04-26T09:55:34+00:00April 26th, 2018|Featured, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Offers Spring/Summer Programming For All Ages

DETROIT -The Michigan Science Center is ready to inspire curious minds of all ages with new programming this spring and summer.    Earth and Space Science Month: Throughout the month of April, MiSci will celebrate earth and space science with special activities and programs, including free general admission on Sunday, April 22 in honor of

By |2018-04-12T19:05:40+00:00April 12th, 2018|STEAM|

STEM Workshop At IoT TechConnect Features Digerati Girls, STEMinistas

TROY - The Michigan Science Center and Digerati Girls will come together on April 4 at IoT TechConnect for an interactive workshop with high school students who will learn the basics of coding including creating characters that will be plugged into augmented reality video games. The sessions will explore new global Code.Org curriculum sponsored by

By |2018-03-16T08:46:02+00:00March 16th, 2018|Featured, IoT, STEAM|