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.

Comcast Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 33 Michigan High School Students

PLYMOUTH – Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $82,500 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to 33 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to

By |2019-07-07T18:30:54-04:00June 28th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

GVSU Offers Middle School Girls Science Tech, And Engineering Day Camps

GRAND RAPIDS - Middle school girls from West Michigan and Battle Creek will delve into engineering and science concepts and gain hands-on experience at the annual STEPS Camp offered at Grand Valley State University in June. This is the 18th year Grand Valley has hosted the Science Technology and Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) day camp

By |2019-06-23T14:24:02-04:00June 19th, 2019|IoT, STEAM|

Former Saint Louis Science Center Exec Named CEO Of Michigan Science Center

DETROIT - After a year-long search, the Michigan Science Center announced Thursday that out has hired Christian Greer as its new president and CEO. Greer comes from the Saint Louis Science Center where he  served as the Chief Officer of Science, Education, and Experience and oversaw Science Beyond the Boundaries – a network of more

By |2019-06-19T16:08:55-04:00June 14th, 2019|Featured, News, STEAM|

LTU Student-Produced Documentary On Women Of Color In STEM Now Up On YouTube

SOUTHFIELD—A team of students in Lawrence Technological University’s media communication program has produced a half-hour documentary film on previously little-known contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) by three women of color in the early and mid-20th Century. “Women Untold” traces the lives and accomplishments of three women of color in STEM: Jewel Plummer

By |2019-05-17T12:09:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|STEAM|

Kellogg Foundation Gives GVSU $15.5 Million Grant To Build STEM Training At Battle Creek Public Schools

BATTLE CREEK -  The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has provided a $15.5 million grant to Grand Valley State University to partner with Battle Creek Public Schools to provide students a pathway to high-demand jobs in the health care and education sectors; offer teachers enhanced professional development and mentorship opportunities; and continue to build a pipeline of talented

By |2019-05-13T19:11:28-04:00May 13th, 2019|STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Offers Free Admission On Earth Day For Ecology Theater Experience

DETROIT - The Michigan Science Center will introduce the Metro Detroit community to the emerging field of soundscape ecology with the debut of Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth, a new theater experience combining giant screen images, surround sound, and live presentation on April 20, Earth Day. Global Soundscapes takes guests on a mission

By |2019-04-17T17:20:00-04:00April 17th, 2019|Clean Update, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Opens For Free Admission On Earth Day April 20

DETROIT - To celebrate Earth Day, the Michigan Science Center will offer free general admission on April 20 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., sponsored by DENSO. The event will explore earth science with hands-on activities, exhibits and shows. Free general admission includes access to more than 250 amazing hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, Spark!Lab

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|STEAM|

Cass Tech High School To Get Field Trip To Detroit Grand Prix

DETROIT - Comerica Bank, in partnership with the Detroit Grand Prix, is surprising some lucky students at Cass Tech High School with a field trip to Belle Isle to get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes experience during Comerica Free Prix Day. The group of students from Cass Tech’s various STEM clubs, organizations and classes will receive the

By |2019-03-23T16:16:53-04:00March 23rd, 2019|STEAM|

7 Facts About STEM Workforce – STEM Workers Make 26 Percent More Than Average

WASHINGTON DC - Employment in science, technology, engineering and math occupations has grown 79% since 1990, from 9.7 million to 17.3 million, outpacing overall U.S. job growth. There’s no single standard for which jobs count as STEM, and this may contribute to a number of misperceptions about who works in STEM and the difference that

By |2019-03-14T21:18:36-04:00March 14th, 2019|STEAM|