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Updated May 17, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest's videogame featured at the White House

Wake Forest University demonstrated “CellCraft” last week at the White House during the inaugural National Lab Day celebration. The game developers intend to roll out the game to other schools, at no charge, in early summer.

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Updated May 24, 2010

Premium Lock Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce

STEM News STEM News: North Carolina companies are working harder than ever to keep our state on the cutting edge of technology by helping to bring the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to young students. However, the shortage of students going into STEM fields today raises serious concern for business leaders who aim to keep America the world’s center for innovation.

May 17, 2010

Premium Lock KNS introduces courses for new Adobe CS5

Knowledge Network Solutions RTP firm provides professional services to K-12 and higher education institutions nationwide, and now offers updated courses to help teachers integrate the new Adobe Creative Suite 5 into their classrooms.

Updated May 10, 2010

Premium Lock N.C. schools pursue i3 federal grants

STEM News STEM news: Several North Carolina school districts, in a collaborative effort with state and national partners, are planning to submit applications this week for the $650 million Investing in Innovation Fund through the U.S. Department of Education. A dozen major foundations also have committed an additional $506 million to assist applicants to meet the matching fund requirements with i3, and have launched an online registry to help schools and programs gain better access to the money.

Updated May 3, 2010

Premium Lock Travelers’ tales: Students share powerful science stories from China trek

STEM report: The four North Carolina high school students who represented the United States at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition in March recently spoke to North Carolina lawmakers about their trip overseas. Legislators said seeing presentations and hearing experiences like this from students in our state shows that our future is in good hands.

Remembering Beijing experiences Remembering Beijing experiences

Updated May 3, 2010

Premium Lock Scaling the Great Wall: N.C. science students are rock stars in Beijing

STEM report: Four North Carolina high school students represented the United States at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition in March. This year’s winners all reside in the Triangle area and traveled to China to present their original research projects to an international audience. This is their story …

N.C. students are rocking in Beijing N.C. students are rocking in Beijing

April 30, 2010

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April 26, 2010

Premium Lock STEM Education news goes online in North Carolina

STEM news NC STEM, MCNC, NCSMT, Local Tech Wire partner to launch special section of coverage for science, technology, engineering and math education.

Updated April 26, 2010

Premium Lock STEM happens: Preparing North Carolina communities for 21st century jobs

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are critical to our economic future. While the definition confuses many, leaders throughout the state are working together to redefine it as Strategies That Engage the Mind – a new STEM education for North Carolina.

The STEM pipeline The STEM pipeline

April 23, 2010

Premium Lock Heavenly storm – ‘The Sun as we’ve never seen it before’

Sci-tech photos to remember: New NASA satellite captures erupting solar storm.

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Updated April 23, 2010

Premium Lock Partnering to boost STEM in N.C. – A new feature at Local Tech Wire

LTW is teaming with the N.C. STEM Community Collaborative, MCNC and the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center (SMT Center) to launch a new weekly section that will focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

STEM Education section launches Monday STEM Education section launches Monday