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.

Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship Comes To MSU Feb. 24

EAST LANSING - The state’s largest ever Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship is headed to Jenison Field House at Michigan State University on Feb. 24. Around 500 of the state’s best young robotic minds will compete in two divisions during the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tournament. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:15 a.m. The event

By |2019-02-18T20:33:56-04:00February 18th, 2019|STEAM|

Running An LED In Reverse Could Cool Future Computers

ANN ARBOR—In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away. The approach could lead to new solid-state cooling technology for future microprocessors, which will have so many transistors packed

By |2019-02-18T20:06:36-04:00February 18th, 2019|STEAM|

Hella Offering $10K Scholarships For College STEM Students – Deadline March 1

PLYMOUTH – Hella Corporate Center USA Inc., the North American headquarters of the German auto supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., is now accepting applications for the Hella Scholars program. The deadline to apply is March 1. Launched in 2017, Hella Scholars receive $10,000 renewable scholarships, paid work experience, and, ultimately, career placements at Hella.

By |2019-02-13T11:54:08-04:00February 12th, 2019|ESD, Featured, STEAM|

Southeast Michigan STEM Summit At Oakland University

AUBURN HILLS - The Southeast Michigan STEM Summit on March 8 and 9 at Oakland University will focus on ensuring a STEM education conduit that provides access to rewarding and productive careers, and supports the promise of continued economic prosperity and growth across the region. The Southeast Michigan STEM Summit is designed to bring a

By |2019-02-10T13:30:46-04:00February 10th, 2019|STEAM|

BASF Partners With Michigan Science Center To Fund Kids’ Lab Programming

DETROIT – For the sixth consecutive year, BASF Corporation has partnered with the Michigan Science Center to deliver Kids’ Lab programming. Kids’ Lab is a BASF-branded hands-on science program tailored to engage students ages 4-12. The science-themed activities at MiSci and in the local community will help to spark interest in young learners and inspire

By |2019-01-21T07:53:41-04:00January 21st, 2019|STEAM|

GVSU’s Muskegon Innovation Hub Launches New Award Program

MUSKEGON - Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub is launching a new award program that will recognize and celebrate the most innovative ideas on the Lakeshore. Nominations for the Hub's new "Lakeshore Innovator of the Year" award open today, and can be submitted through January 31 at 5 p.m. "The Muskegon Innovation Hub is

By |2019-01-09T19:26:26-04:00January 9th, 2019|STEAM|

LTU’s Stefani Names Winners Of Holiday Window Walk, Talks Design Center

ROYAL OAK - On this segment of M2 Techcast, Lawrence Tech’s Christopher Stefani, Managing Director of the Detroit Center for Design + Technology, talks about the winners of LTU's 2018 Holiday Window Walk competition and what else happens at the design center in downtown Detroit. Christopher Stefani To listen, click on  

By |2019-01-06T14:17:07-04:00January 6th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, STEAM|

New STEM Building At Michigan Tech Takes Step Forward

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University officials announced Friday that the state Legislature has granted planning authorization for Michigan Technological University’s H-STEM Engineering and Health Technologies Complex. Part of the University’s five-year capital outlay plan and capital project request, the H-STEM Complex was approved by the Michigan Tech Board of Trustees in 2017. Phase 1 of

By |2019-01-05T19:17:57-04:00January 5th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Lands Sun, Earth, Universe – NASA, NISE Production

DETROIT - A new exhibition has landed at the Michigan Science Center Sun, Earth, Universe, a collaboration between NASA and the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net), is designed to engage audiences in the awe-inspiring fields of Earth and space science and reinforces MiSci’s commitment to aerospace education. MiSci is one of 52 locations

By |2018-12-06T18:48:17-04:00December 6th, 2018|STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Offers Free Admission Days This Winter

DETROIT - The Michigan Science Center is ready to inspire curious minds of all ages with free general admission days this winter. General admission includes access to more than 250 amazing hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, Spark!Lab from the Smithsonian, Kids Town gallery, STEM Playground space and more, including MiSci’s newest exhibition - Sun, Earth,

By |2018-12-06T17:39:16-04:00December 6th, 2018|STEAM|