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When travel bans apparently stalled medical transport of donor stem cells for her husband, Spokane resident Janet Terpko made calls all weekend to federal and foreign officials. On Monday, Terpko said the material is expected to arrive soon in Seattle from a Poland donor. Based on a registry, the woman was a best match for her husband Jared Weeks’s stem cell transplant for leukemia.
How do we ensure that every student has the access and opportunity to get that high-quality STEM education? There is no cookie-cutter solution for ensuring every school, and every student, has what they need to succeed.
Along with four other schools in Washington and 300 nationwide, Sacajawea’s STEM program was cited in the 10th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for its ability to “solve complicated issues that affect their communities by using STEM learning.”
A recent study has confirmed what many educators in Spokane and the nation already knew: the “math gap” between boys and girls has little to do with biology and almost everything to do with societal attitudes.
The 82,000-square-foot Integrated Science and Engineering Facility, scheduled to open by fall 2021, will include 12 teaching laboratories, four research labs, classrooms, faculty offices and a “collaboration studio,” according to Gonzaga.
Responding to ubiquitous online marketing by stem cell clinics selling unapproved treatments for everything from achy joints to Alzheimer’s, Google announced Friday it will no longer accept ads for “unproven or experimental medical techniques,” including most stem cell therapy, cellular therapy and gene therapy.
The Integrated Science and Engineering building will add almost 82,300 square feet of labs, classrooms, faculty offices, study spaces and a collaborative space the school is calling the “innovation studio.”
The Spokane Public Schools’ annual four-week STEM camp draws upward of 300 kindergartners through eighth-graders each at Chase and Shaw middle schools.
STEM Academy senior Grant Hill has his sights firmly set on his future, with everything from his status as his class’s valedictorian to his volunteer work leading toward his goal of becoming a doctor.
A federal judge ruled in favor of the Food and Drug Administration Monday in a lawsuit against a Florida-based stem cell company whose treatments have blinded at least four patients. In April, The Spokesman-Review investigated Stem Cell Centers of Idaho, where residents received treatment, including a $5,000 treatment for neuropathy.
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 bright-colored laptops sitting in front of them.
Two students suspected of shooting nine classmates, one fatally, in their Colorado charter school appeared in court Wednesday to face dozens of criminal charges that included murder, attempted murder, theft and arson.
Jason Frazier with Skyhawks Sports stops by the SWX Studio to discuss the new partnership with STEM Sports and how it will benefit local kids.
BALTIMORE – The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A majority of school districts have now embraced such an approach, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario.
The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun, recounted one of the young men.
Two high school students used at least two handguns in the shooting at a charter school that killed one of their classmates and injured eight others in a Colorado community that just weeks ago marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst school shootings, authorities said Wednesday.
Skyhawks Sports Academy and STEM Sports are joining forces to teach kids about the math and science behind sports.
Stem Cell Centers CEO Travis Autor insists that his stem cell therapy works and claims to have treated between 8,000 and 10,000 patients in clinics like the one in Coeur d’Alene. A doctor at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington calls people like Autor “charlatans.”
A new form of cancer immunotherapy has been given to a University of California, San Diego Health patient in the first test of immune cells grown from stem cells.
The Mead School District is continuing its annual tradition of opening its doors to the community for summer STEM camps and registration for the popular camps is now open.