GlobalMindED Conference June 9-11, 2018

GlobalMind ED is dedicated to creating a diverse talent pipeline to recruit more women, people of color and First Generation to graduate high school and college ready for strong careers in tech and across the disciplines.  Please considering attending the Annual Conference and Pre-conference on June 9-11 at the Denver Downtown Sheraton for special events for teachers. Teachers who want to attend the conference and have no budget to do so, can apply for a scholarship at the bottom of the home page at GlobalMindED.
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Posted in K-12, Resources for Educators, State & Local

Mechanical Engineering Summer Camps

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University is holding STEM-focused summer camps for middle and high school students on the campus of Colorado State University beginning in June. Mechanical Engineering camps will give students the opportunity to nurture and discover their interest in science, technology, engineering, and computing. Four camp options are available and all skill levels are welcome. Registration begins March 1, 2018

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Posted in Engineering, K-12, Natural Sciences, Students: K-12

STEM CyberSecurity Camp July 23-27, 2018

STEM CyberSecurity Camp is presented by Northrop Grumman, Aurora Public Schools, Colorado State University, University of Colorado, and Cherry Creek Schools and is open to middle and high school students in all school districts. The camp is being held at Rangeview High School in Aurora Colorado from July 23 – July 27, 2018.

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Posted in Engineering

NSF-IUSE team conducting online Q&A sessions

The IUSE solicitation has now been revised as Solicitation 17-590 (replaces 15-585). There are some important changes in 17-590, and in order to help people become better acquainted with the new solicitation, there are online monthly Q&A sessions. Continue reading

Posted in Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

STEM News for the State of Colorado

The Colorado Education Initiative provides updated resources and information regarding STEM education in Colorado.  Please visit their website: Colorado STEM Resources & Roadmap

Posted in Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Neuroscience Experiment Kits for Students

Muscles Alive!, a neuroscience education outreach program led by researchers from the Neuromuscular Function Lab at Colorado State University teamed up with Backyard Brains to provide affordable neuroscience experiment kits for students of all ages to learn about electrophysiology.  These Human EMG devices were recently showcased at the USA Science and Engineering Festival and on Good Morning Washington.

Posted in Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences