Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM 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.

Lawrence Technological University To Offer In-Person Fall Classes

ANN ARBOR - Lisa Kujawa, an associate provost at LTU, announces that the private STEAM college in Southfield, MI., plans to offer in-person fall classes, after spending the past few months offering classes over the Internet. Want to build a bridge? Design a car? Reimagine a green space? Create a business? Change the world? Our

By |2020-06-23T15:25:52-04:00June 23rd, 2020|mitechtv, STEM|

Thirdware Funds $100K Scholarship For MCWT To Benefit Women STEM-Studies

DETROIT – Thirdware, an IT consulting firm specializing in enterprise applications, has committed to fund a four-year Michigan Council of Woman in Technology Foundation scholarship valued at $25,000 each year. The donation aligns with the company’s 25-year anniversary. “This is an incredibly generous gift that will make a positive impact on a Michigan woman’s life,”

By |2020-06-13T14:29:48-04:00June 13th, 2020|Featured, STEM|

Accomplished Scientist, Educator Named Chief Academic Officer At Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD—Tarek M. Sobh, the interim provost at the University of Bridgeport as well as UB’s executive vice president of research and economic development and founding dean of its College of Engineering, Business, and Education, has been named vice president of academic affairs and provost at Lawrence Technological University. Sobh’s appointment is effective Sept. 1 and

By |2020-06-03T19:51:18-04:00June 3rd, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Canadian Startup Creates Drone That Can Plant 40,000 Trees A Month

SAN FRANCISCO - This week, on land north of Toronto that previously burned in a wildfire, drones are hovering over fields and firing seed pods into the ground, planting native pine and spruce trees to help restore habitat for birds. Flash Forest, the Canadian startup behind the project, plans to use its technology to plant

By |2020-05-17T11:13:54-04:00May 17th, 2020|Drones, STEM|

Davenport University Offers Free Career-Focused Class For Those Who Have Lost Jobs

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University will offer a free career-focused class to individuals who have lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus. The online course, Communications 120 – Presentation Techniques, will give each participant an opportunity to hone their presentation skills, build their resumes, enhance their LinkedIn profiles and earn three college credits. 

By |2020-05-02T14:02:52-04:00May 2nd, 2020|STEM|

GVSU Studies 3 Possible Learning Options For Fall Courses, Including Fully Online

ALLENDALE - Grand Valley State University is studying three learning options for fall courses:  fully online, a hybrid model, and face-to-face instruction. The news came from GVSU President Philmena Mantella during a Laker town hall meeting on May 1, where she welcomed 1,200 new students and their parents. Philmena Mantella "We are planning

Pandemic Prompts LTU To Expand Online-Learning

ANN ARBOR - The Coronavirus Lock Down prompts Lawrence Tech to switch to expanding on-line learning. Director of Online Learning Lynn Miller-Wietecha joins MITech TV co-hosts Matt Roush and Mike Brennan. Established in 1932, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) has built a reputation for excellence. Its most recent awards and recognitions include a Top 30 percent

By |2020-04-08T22:29:28-04:00April 8th, 2020|Featured, STEM|

Ann Arbor’s Icon Interactive Acquires Australian Digital App Studio

ANN ARBOR - Icon Interactive, a digital marketing agency, has acquired Hydric PTY, a digital app studio in Brisbane, Australia. Hydric PTY specializes in developing enterprise-level mobile and web experiences for companies including Bose, MTV, Reebok, Spotify, Sony, and Twitter. The company serves millions of end users around the globe. Hydric focuses on creating mobile

By |2020-03-16T08:38:55-04:00March 15th, 2020|As-A-Service, STEM|

Davenport University First To Earn Michigan Performance Excellence Award

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University has been selected as a 2020 Michigan Performance Excellence Award recipient by Michigan Performance Excellence, the highest honor given to organizations in Michigan that demonstrate outstanding performance, leadership and operational excellence. Davenport is the first university to earn this distinction in Michigan. MIPEx is one of more than 30 state and regional Baldrige-based performance

By |2020-03-01T11:38:53-05:00March 1st, 2020|As-A-Service, ESD, STEM|

Van Andel Institute To Sponsor K-12 STEM Education Conference

GRAND RAPIDS—The Van Andel Institute for Education announced that it would host “Science on the Grand: A STEAM conference for inquiry-based instruction” for the third year, on July 13 and 14 in Grand Rapids. This conference equips K–12 educators with the skills, resources, confidence, and competence they need to create a classroom culture which supports

By |2020-03-01T11:16:40-05:00March 1st, 2020|ESD, STEM|