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.

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+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Featured, IoT, STEAM|

Snyder Proposes Marshall Plan For Talent To Fill Michigan’s STEM Job Shortage

DETROIT - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday announced his Marshall Plan for Talent to train Michiganders to fill 811,000 jobs by 2024 with an average salaries of $60,000. "Our country is facing a huge national challenge about getting people connected to careers," Snyder Thursday at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit.  Snyder would focus on training programs,

By | 2018-02-23T14:58:29+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Featured, STEAM|

LTU Version Of Global Game Jam Helps Students Develop New Video Games

ROYAL OAK - Last month, Lawrence Technological University host its version of Global Game Jam where 30 developers came together to create new video games in a 48-hour marathon. There wasn't much sleep but there was much fun. Marshall Ashton, who runs the LTU Bachelor of Fine Art in Game Art program, joins Matt Roush and

By | 2018-02-17T19:36:31+00:00 February 17th, 2018|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, STEAM|

Wayne State Receives $1 million NSF Grant To Support Commuter Students In Engineering

DETROIT - A team of Wayne State University faculty was awarded $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) initiative for a new program called ACCESS: Achieving Commuter Engagement and Success. ACCESS aims to increase the retention and six-year graduation rates of targeted students while also providing insight

By | 2018-02-09T09:41:50+00:00 February 9th, 2018|STEAM|