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.

Still Last Among Big Cities, Detroit Gains Big In Math On National Test

DETROIT - The nation’s education report card finally contains a sliver of good news for Detroit.Fourth-graders in the city district scored significantly higher this year on the math section of a rigorous national progress exam than they did in 2017, the last time the test was administered. But the city’s schools still have a long

By |2019-11-02T16:39:33-04:00November 2nd, 2019|STEAM|

LTU-AT&T STEM Outreach Program Inspires Girls To Make An Impact In Their Communities

SOUTHFIELD—Nearly 40 girls ages 9-17 and their parents attended the third annual Girls in Future Technologies (GIFT) Day at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit Saturday, Sept. 7. This marked the third year that Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center teamed up with the Michigan Women of AT&T (WOA) to engage girls in the STEM

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

Gov. Whitmer Appoints Tonya Matthews To MI-STEM Council

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Wayne State University Director of STEM Learning Innovation and Associate Provost for Inclusive Workforce Development Tonya M. Matthews, Ph.D., to the Michigan STEM (MiSTEM) Advisory Council. Matthews is appointed to represent K-12 and postsecondary educational institutions involved with science, technology, engineering and mathematics career preparation or education, for

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 13th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

LIFT Gets $200,000 From Skillman For STEM education

DETROIT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation center operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute, announced that it has received a $200,000 grant from The Skillman Foundation. The grant will help Detroit-area youth strengthen their academic and employability skills and increase their STEM foundational knowledge and technical skills in the Institute’s new Learning

By |2019-08-31T13:28:46-04:00August 31st, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

GVSU Begins 2nd Cohort Of Digital Marketing Pro Development Program

GRAND RAPIDS -  Grand Valley State University will begin its second cohort of a unique digital marketing professional development program that offers industry-recognized certification in platforms like Google Analytics and HubSpot. The program will begin September 3. Offered by GVSU's Center for Adult and Continuing Studies, it's operated in partnership with GreenFig, an Oregon company that

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Social Media, STEAM|

Comcast Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 33 Michigan High School Students

PLYMOUTH – Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $82,500 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to 33 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to

By |2019-07-07T18:30:54-04:00June 28th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

GVSU Offers Middle School Girls Science Tech, And Engineering Day Camps

GRAND RAPIDS - Middle school girls from West Michigan and Battle Creek will delve into engineering and science concepts and gain hands-on experience at the annual STEPS Camp offered at Grand Valley State University in June. This is the 18th year Grand Valley has hosted the Science Technology and Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) day camp

By |2019-06-23T14:24:02-04:00June 19th, 2019|IoT, STEAM|

Former Saint Louis Science Center Exec Named CEO Of Michigan Science Center

DETROIT - After a year-long search, the Michigan Science Center announced Thursday that out has hired Christian Greer as its new president and CEO. Greer comes from the Saint Louis Science Center where he  served as the Chief Officer of Science, Education, and Experience and oversaw Science Beyond the Boundaries – a network of more

By |2019-06-19T16:08:55-04:00June 14th, 2019|Featured, News, STEAM|

LTU Student-Produced Documentary On Women Of Color In STEM Now Up On YouTube

SOUTHFIELD—A team of students in Lawrence Technological University’s media communication program has produced a half-hour documentary film on previously little-known contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) by three women of color in the early and mid-20th Century. “Women Untold” traces the lives and accomplishments of three women of color in STEM: Jewel Plummer

By |2019-05-17T12:09:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|STEAM|