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Application Now Open for Summer Research Internships

Student researcher. Kiley Mowry

Application deadline is April 15

Local Teachers Become Students for a Day

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Area teachers recently committed a day to their own education by attending a full day workshop at MSU St. Andrews. Their goal: to learn about 3D design and printing in order to incorporate the concepts into their student lesson plans. MSU researchers Bob Bubeck and Tracy Zhang hosted separate two groups of teachers on March 21 and 22. Teachers in attendance were…

Girls’ Science Club Visits St. Andrews

Group middle school aged girls and two teachers

N.E. Middle School students engage in 3D printing; learn about materials science

2016 Summer Interns Present Research Findings

Three students presenting in front of a group

Parents, mentors and members of the community were treated to an evening of science when 12 summer interns presented their research project findings on August 18, 2016. Students had applied for the internship positions in April, and were selected from a very competitive pool of Midland area high school juniors. After matching their experience and interests to the available projects, students were…

Iterative Prototyping Design Strategy for the Facility Rotunda

Wall Mural of a galaxy in Midland

Mural of the Carina Nebula – The NASA image superimposes false-color gas features observed with the Hubble Space Telescope over a stellar field observed with the 4 meter Blanco Telescope at CTIO in Chile.

St. Andrews Facility Renovation Planning “Now Under STEAM”

MSU monument sign in front of St. Andrews building

Renovations will improve accessibility for all audiences and integrate art as well as science, engineering, technology, and mathematics into the design.

Inaugural STEM Education Initiative: Experimental Adoption of the Carbon TIME Curriculum

Students performing lab experiment with teacher watching

Midland area teachers attend workshop on the new science curriculum.

Carbon TIME; for Deeper Science Understanding

Professor Charles “Andy” Anderson presents an overview of Carbon TIME, a new science learning module, to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 30, 2015. The curriculum, developed by Anderson and other College of Education faculty, aligns with new State of Michigan science learning standards. Early indicators from the program are showing very positive outcomes and results. Teachers from the Midland area…

Dow, MSU, Local Foundations Collaborate on New STEM Center

New center to engage youth, families and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning.