Archives: stem

UR president joins Obama at today’s White House summit

Today’s gathering of college presidents, along with the First Lady and Vice President, seeks to strengthen several higher education goals.

Butchers, bakers, and candlestick makers

STEM programming and the Maker movement are pushing the importance of designing, building, and creating anything and everything. But where do you (and your kids) start?

The push: Not all schools are created equal

We all know that all schools are not created equal when it comes to access to resources. But educational resources aren’t just about material or course offerings. Sometimes resources–and a lack thereof–have to do with attitude resources.

5 Things for Families

Quick! More cold weather is likely headed our way next week, so best get those kids out and cultured while you can.

Science Museum scores $1 million for STEM education programs

Altria Group helps the Science Museum of Virginia expand its STEM education efforts beyond Broad Street Station.

Bringing girls and STEM together

The Science Museum of Virginia offers an important (and fun!) opportunity for middle school-aged girls to learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.