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3 ND high school students to compete in robotics challenge

By John Boucha In standard20th April, 2015 3 ND high school students to compete in robotics challenge

Three high school students from North Dakota are set to participate in an international robotics competition. The students from Shiloh Christian School will drive to St. Louis to take part in the world championship, where they’ll discover how their robot measures against 127 others. The competition starts Wednesday. Students Elliott Stone, Adam Erickson and Nicholas

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Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program

By John Boucha In standard8th April, 2015 Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program

The Department of Education invites applications for the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program to fund efforts designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into scientific and technological careers. Approximately $2.8 million may be made available

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STEM Education Initiatives at American Indian and Alaskan Native Serving Institutions of Higher Education

By John Boucha In standard3rd April, 2015 STEM Education Initiatives at American Indian and Alaskan Native Serving Institutions of Higher Education

NASA invites proposals to support STEM Education Initiatives at American Indian and Alaskan Native Serving Institutions of Higher Education. Up to three awards are anticipated. Eligibility is restricted to institutions of higher education that serve American Indian and Alaskan Native students. Proposals are due June 23. More information regarding NNH14ZHA001N-MAIANSP is available at: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275355.

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Research students collaborate to impact the world

By John Boucha In standard31st March, 2015 Research students collaborate to impact the world

Math, biology, chemistry … they all involve research, but what happens when a group of students who excel in each one of these fields of study work together to solve one research problem? A whirlwind of activity and a roomful of knowledge and results. “Too many cooks spoil the broth does not apply to this,”

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Grand Forks Air Force Base hosts STEM event for middle school girls

By John Boucha In standard27th March, 2015 Grand Forks Air Force Base hosts STEM event for middle school girls

Area students watched with delight Wednesday as mini aircraft hovered before their eyes at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. About two dozen girls experimented with the mini remotely piloted aircraft for the base’s first female-only STEM event. It’s the result of a collaboration between the base and the Grand Forks Public Schools to expose

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Technical education consortium to focus on training high schoolers for in-demand careers

By John Boucha In standard9th February, 2015 Technical education consortium to focus on training high schoolers for in-demand careers

An education partnership has been launched to help high school students in West Fargo, Fargo and Northern Cass school districts prepare for college and 21st century technical careers. The vision of the Cass County Career and Technical Education Consortium is to build a skilled workforce to meet local and regional labor market demands. A key

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Doosan, Bobcat give NDSU $3M for STEM-student scholarships

By John Boucha In standard21st January, 2015 Doosan, Bobcat give NDSU $3M for STEM-student scholarships

Touted as the single largest scholarship endowment contribution in its history, North Dakota State University announced Thursday that a private gift will offer aid to students entering fields in science, technology, engineering and math. The $3 million gift from Doosan and Bobcat, combined with $1.5 million in state matching funds, will provide scholarships to students