Kip, Kip, Hooray: The Osprey has a Name

Kindergarteners in Charlotte, N.C., help name a new osprey at Carolina Raptor Center
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"Ooohh," "Aahhh," "Whoooaaa."

Those sounds were some of the not really quiet, but trying to be quiet, squeals from 150 elementary students as Skoshi, a 28-year-old red-tailed hawk, made an appearance at Oakhurst STEAM Academy in Charlotte, N.C.

Skoshi, a resident raptor at Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville, N.C., was visiting the school as part of an educational outreach program through the Carolina Raptor Center in partnership with Duke Energy.

Education, Workforce Development in the Palmetto State Boosted by More than $900,000 in Duke Energy Grants

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GREENVILLE, S.C., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Duke Energy has been powering South Carolina for more than a century, and continues to power the minds of its students and the workforce of the future by investing in innovative education programs and initiatives.

Through the Duke Energy Foundation, more than $900,000 in grants will go to initiatives across the state that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), increasing childhood reading proficiency and workforce development.

Qualcomm’s Susie Armstrong Talks Thinkabit Labs, STEM, and Inspiring the Next Generation


Since it began, Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ has exposed more than 12,000 students, teachers and parents to hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities and career exploration discussions that will prepare them for 21st-century jobs.

How Barclays is Supporting the Inventors of Tomorrow


Since its launch in 2014, MakerClub has established eight after-school clubs that introduce young people to coding, creative thinking and emerging technologies. Here, director Declan Cassidy reveals his aim to grow that number to 50 across the UK in 2017  – and tells how Barclays is supporting his team’s ambitious plans to develop the ‘inventors of tomorrow’.  

“We’re giving young people the tools to reshape the world around them,” says Declan Cassidy. “We want to create the next generation of creative thinkers.”

Eastman brings “If I Had a Hammer” to Anniston community

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Eastman is hammering the importance of math education in Anniston, AL this week!

Teachers and Technology are the Tools for the Future of STEM

Cisco encourages students to pursue STEM, and teachers help carry technology forward—see how the company invests in connected education.

Cisco's passion for STEM education is highlighted by the company's efforts around Corporate Social Responsibility. In particular, Cisco invites young women from around the world into its offices each year to celebrate Girls Power Tech—an initiative to encourage girls to explore the fields of STEM in academia and career. 

Wearable Robotic Fashion: Tentacles, Fabric & DragonBoard 410c

By Saura Naderi, Thinkabit Lab

Ever since high school, I’ve had a wild fashion dream: to design a robot dress. Not just any robot dress, mind you, but an elegant gown that can do things like hug people and move with me as I wear it. Never did I imagine that by revealing this fantasy during an interview, I’d have the opportunity to inspire so many people.

Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Make a Difference

Samsung awards students from three public schools in Arizona, Nebraska and New York at 7th annual awards luncheon in Washington, D.C. alongside U.S. government officials
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/- After months of researching, designing and developing prototypes, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world problems in their communities.


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