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Posts tagged “STEM education”

5:48 a.m. yesterday

Students@Work offers valuable experience for middle schoolers

The Broadband Report: More than 100 North Carolina businesses will be helping middle school students this week connect with what they are learning in the classroom with future career opportunities.

Students@Work Students@Work

Updated February 23

Google picks Triangle Boys & Girls Clubs for computer science program

The Raleigh-Durham metro area is one of seven metropolitan areas selected for a Google program that will teach elementary and middle-school students about computer science in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and AmeriCorps.

Google launches new comsputer science program Google launches new comsputer science program

January 30

Premium Lock With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

January 20

Premium Lock Verizon grant provides tablets to Raleigh middle school students

Carroll Magnet Middle School Students and teachers at Raleigh's Carroll Magnet Middle School will take possession Tuesday of their newest learning tool, Samsung Galazy tablets funded by Verizon. The school is one of eight in the nation to be named to the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program directed non-profit Digital Promise.

December 12, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends: Follow Friday, Ebolo, WCPSS and Hour of Code, IoT, Wake Army Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 28, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Tuesday: Bridging the Gap, #TechEX14, and IBM Insight Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 27, 2014

Premium Lock STEM East expands into Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools

The Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $200,000 to Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools (NRM) this week to implement two STEM Learning Centers in NRM Schools.

STEM East STEM East

October 21, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Tuesday: #ComeTechOutNC, Triangle Tuesdays, #ASTC2014 Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

August 8, 2014

Premium Lock ExitEvent news: Inside Durham's Iron Yard Academy

ExitEvent ExitEvent's Laura Baverman explores the inner workings of Durham's first code school in this story as part of the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.

August 4, 2014

Premium Lock NCTA names STEM scholarship winners

NCTA Every year, NCTA honors the memory of its founding CEO, Betsy Y. Justus, by awarding a scholarship in her name. This year, the scholarship was expanded to provide two students with a $4,000 scholarship and a computer from Lenovo.

Updated July 14, 2014

Premium Lock N.C. Research Campus internship program plants seeds to grow STEM careers

The future of food research is taking root in some very fertile ground - the minds of students working on the N.C. Research Campus. In an Insider exclusive for WRAL TechWire, read how a new internship program encourages STEM careers

Michael Balloskis, left, and Brooklyn Phillips in the P2EP program. Michael Balloskis, left, and Brooklyn Phillips in the P2EP program.

Updated June 19, 2014

Premium Lock New push led by Google underway to get girls into computer sciences

This week Google, with a driverless car and Web-surfing eyeglasses under its belt, has given The Associated Press an early look at how it's trying to change the gender disparity in its own workforce, and in the pipeline of potential workers, by launching a campaign Thursday called "Made with Code."

Geek Girls Geek Girls

Updated June 19, 2014

Premium Lock Key things to know about getting girls into coding

The Associated Press points out five things to know about a new initiative Google is launching this week called "Made with Code."

Geek Girls Geek Girls

Updated June 9, 2014

Premium Lock New 'Kid Grid' powers up young minds at Marbles

North Carolina is now home to a one-of-a-kind children's exhibit that opened Saturday at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. Kid Grid aims to inspire the next generation of great minds through interaction and energy stimulation.

Michelle Ward of Marbles Kids Museum in the new Kid Grid Michelle Ward of Marbles Kids Museum in the new Kid Grid

June 2, 2014

Premium Lock North Carolina has new tool for STEM education

NC STEM Center The new NC STEM Center is a one-stop shop for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in North Carolina.

Updated May 27, 2014

Premium Lock RTP is one of 7 winners in $1M STEM education program

STEM Education News A coalition of 41 corporate and educational partners from the Triangle area focused on improving science, technology, engineering and math education will share in a $1 million prize from the US2020 organization. The winners were announced at a White House event Tuesday.

Updated April 30, 2014

Premium Lock NC Science and Math teams rule Moody's math challenge

One team plus one team equals a winning combination for the North Carolina School of Science and Math in the annual Moody's Mega Math Challenge. Durham teams took first and third in the national contest, winning $35,000 in scholarships.

Leaping for victory Leaping for victory

April 9, 2014

Premium Lock Red Hat offers OpenStack training course

Red Hat Red Hat announced a new training course on Wednesday for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform to help IT professionals enhance their OpenStack skills in a blended learning environment.

April 9, 2014

Premium Lock Google's NC Gravity Games puts science smarts to the test

2014 NC Gravity Games Forty-six teams from schools all over North Carolina and hundreds of spectators turned out to make this year's games the biggest yet.

Updated March 21, 2014

Premium Lock Female programmers unite for weekend hackathon

Pearl Hacks UNC Students have worked with their counterparts at UVA and Maryland to put together a hackathon for women this weekend in Chapel Hill called Pearl Hacks.

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