Monthly Archives: May 2013

Seeking to Motivate Young Scientists, Underground Laboratory Tour Hosted by UMN, VCSU’s GPSEC Participating.

5/10/13 DEEP SCIENCE Soudan laboratory hosts open house Keith Vandervort SOUDAN – Former miners, families, students, senior citizens and anyone looking for an adventure spent part of their day last Saturday in a physics laboratory more than 2,000 feet below the surface of the earth learning about the basic building blocks of the universe. More…

ND Superintendent Baesler on STEM

Published May 08, 2013, 11:30 PM Baesler says ND needs more STEM education By: Helmut Schmidt, INFORUM WEST FARGO – North Dakota needs more STEM schools and a way to expand and integrate that style of learning into high schools, the state’s superintendent of public instruction said Wednesday. “I’m so impressed by what I saw…

Spotlight: Electric Power Research Institute

Clark Gellings of the Electric Power Research Institute provides an intuitive approach to managing power distributions systems to reduce failures, the solutions an example of trans-disciplinarity nature of STEM, tower climbing robots, hydrophobic coatings, data analysis and visualization, smart grid among his descriptions. Research and Development Opportunities from The National Academies on Vimeo.

The Science of Digital Fabrication

The Science of Digital Fabrication Posted by Tom Kalil and Philip Rubin on April 30, 2013 at 03:42 PM EDT   One of President Obama’s top priorities is advanced manufacturing—the use of cutting-edge technologies to spur innovation in product development or manufacturing processes. As he said during his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama wants…