Stories tagged: stem
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
On Tuesday afternoon, the sixth-graders at Regal Elementary School didn’t really care that there’s good money to be made in computer science. The kids just wanted to get at the …
Fri., March 22, 2019
Career Connected Learning will help give students – regardless of their economic status – a chance to thrive in a robust economy. It will help keep the greater Spokane area …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
In brief: South Asia Cultural Association of Spokane will showcase evening of Indian classical music
The South Asia Cultural Association of Spokane will host an evening of Indian classical music April 19 at the Unity Spiritual Center at 2900 S. Bernard St.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
Today, a postsecondary credential is the greatest driver of economic mobility and access to family-wage jobs.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5 p.m.
Since the 1960s, more U.S. women have made successful gains in education, athletics and careers, including science and technology. But debate continues on if we’ve really reached gender equality. That’s …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Amazon said it will pay for summer camps, teacher training and other initiatives to benefit children and young adults from low-income families who might not have learned to code otherwise.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Students are continuing to flock to science, technology, engineering and math fields statewide in record numbers.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
There are nearly 6,000 unfilled STEM jobs in Idaho, but Angela Hemingway, executive director of the Idaho STEM Action Center, and her staff are working to reduce that number – …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
EWU held a ceremony Thursday to announce several new partnerships with regional businesses.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Thanks to bipartisan support in the Legislature, the $200 million public-private scholarship program is being expanded to help students gain specialized skills at community and technical colleges – skills such …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Drama teacher Sydney Baird Childers says production celebrates women in science. She plans to bring more STEM on Stage shows to the school.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
A $150,000 grant will help Spokane-area students learn about jobs requiring skills in science, technology, engineering and math.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Eastern Washington University says the newest member of its governing board will play a key role as the school prepares to expand its footprint in downtown Spokane.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
As Silicon Valley’s workplace diversity wars play out, a Pew Research survey finds that half of women who work in science, technology, engineering and math say they have experienced some …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
The Hillyard Library’s Girls Brick Build challenges girls to practice STEM principles. Their tools? Lego bricks.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
A new club designed to get Lakewood high school girls more involved in science has turned its attention toward preventing the release of invasive aquatic species into local lakes.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
The scholarship, established at the Dearborn, Michigan-based Center for Arab American Philanthropy with money from Adawia Alousi’s family trust, is believed to be the first of its kind for Muslim-American …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 4 p.m.
Learning doesn’t have to stop when the last school bell rings. As lazy days of summer loom, parents can encourage steps for keeping kids intellectually engaged to avoid that potential …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 4 a.m.
A Montana nonprofit is stepping in to help after the state’s STEM scholarship program said it didn’t have enough money to fund students’ spring 2017 scholarship awards.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Students who were awarded a Montana STEM scholarship will have to find another way to pay their tuition this spring as the Legislature doesn’t have the funds to pay the …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
It seems that the entire national discussion about education has been taken over by four letters: STEM. The performance of American students on STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering, mathematics …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Eastern Washington University received a National Science Foundation grant to fund improvements to their STEM teacher-training programs, Tuesday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Boeing is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington state to help train the next generation of aerospace, science and technology …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016
From Leonardo to Einstein, we can find evidence of the bond between creativity – artistic thinking – and the sciences.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
MARLIN, Washington – Stacia Lesser grew up in the house where her father was born on a family farm in this tiny town about 20 minutes outside Odessa. Surrounded by …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Eighth-grade girls are not only as skilled as boys at thinking through problems and using technology to solve them, they may even be a little better, a study released Tuesday …
Thu., May 12, 2016
The genius of the program is that it not only targets careers in need of more workers, it targets people who might not have been able to afford college.
Tue., April 5, 2016
Past editorials weighed in on primary voting, lazy students, rock ‘n’ roll, public transit and seat belts.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 5:24 p.m.
Eight students from the Riverpoint Academy won a grant from MIT to build a device that will help refugees power portable electronics. They will present their final project at MIT …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 7:55 a.m.
Eastern Washington University senior wrote a letter to the editor of the school newspaper noting the challenges faced by women in STEM fields. He couldn’t have guessed that it would …