Stories tagged: stem
Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
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 …
Sat., Nov. 16, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
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 …
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
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.”
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
The Spokane Public Schools’ annual four-week STEM camp draws upward of 300 kindergartners through eighth-graders each at Chase and Shaw middle schools.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019
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
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
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
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
Students are continuing to flock to science, technology, engineering and math fields statewide in record numbers.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
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
EWU held a ceremony Thursday to announce several new partnerships with regional businesses.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
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
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
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
The Hillyard Library’s Girls Brick Build challenges girls to practice STEM principles. Their tools? Lego bricks.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
Eastern Washington University received a National Science Foundation grant to fund improvements to their STEM teacher-training programs, Tuesday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
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
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 …