Company participation helps promote next generation of Michigan innovators
SAGINAW, Mich., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – A competition of student-built and remote-control operated robots is helping spur interest in and pursuit of future high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the FIRST® in Michigan robotics state championships, sponsored by Consumers Energy.
GenYES trains students in grades 4 to 12 to provide technology support in their classrooms, helping to move their schools into the 21st century while gaining exposure to IT and STEM careers. Support from the Cisco Foundation enabled GenYES to expand to 30 schools in Yuma, Arizona, which received more than 1500 hours of tech support from students and saved $75K in IT service expenses.
In a new short film and in schools across the globe, creative writing lifts students and their communities.
Paro, the young daydreamer at the center of a new short film by the same name, can’t help but see stories all around her. She’s constantly writing and drawing — during class and under the covers in bed at night. Her creative passion draws her attention away from schoolwork, leading to a confrontation with her parents and her teacher, who confiscates Paro’s beloved journal.
by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
It’s been seven years since Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer published their big idea, “Creating Shared Value,” in Harvard Business Review. I remember how it reverberated among the sustainability community—validating what many of us already believed to be true: companies can achieve both economic success and solve the world’s challenges by redefining their purpose.
Nationwide Effort to Inspire Science Literacy, Cancer Education and Awareness Among STEM-Motivated Youth
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The Val Skinner Foundation, Discovery Education, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Rutgers School of Public Health are committed to supporting the study of cancer in the classroom. To achieve this, the organizations have collaborated to inspire science literacy and cancer awareness among high school students across the United States.
In a surprise announcement, Whitney High School senior Justin Hogenauer receives $40,000 from Edison International to pursue a degree in environmental studies.
By the time Justin Hogenauer was 11 years old, he had already visited all 50 states with his dad, Alan, with whom he shared a passion for traveling, largely in their family car with the license plate “Allofem.”