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May 12

NC STEM e-Update (May 12, 2022)

NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center publishes an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education throughout North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Opt-in and subscribe at the... read more →
May 11

Meet winners of the 2022 North Carolina Science Challenge

Every year, the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center (SMT Center) runs a competition for high school STEM students, and every year dozens of exceptional students from around the state submit projects with a chance to go to trip to China to compete at the Beijing Youth Science... read more →
Apr 21

NC STEM e-Update (April 21, 2022)

NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center publishes an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education throughout North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Opt-in and subscribe at the... read more →
Apr 20

N.C. Science Museums emerge from COVID brighter and better

At last, we are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel, and STEM partners across the state are looking into the spring and summer with optimism and hope. Brent Lubbock, in particular, is excited to witness the museums and science centers in North Carolina flourish and innovate after... read more →
Apr 07

NC STEM e-Update (April 7, 2022)

NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center publishes an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education throughout North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Opt-in and subscribe at the... read more →
Apr 06

SEED Success Story: Q&A with Chelsea Sumner

In our last edition, we introduced the SEED program and discussed how it brought real-life STEM opportunities to students who might otherwise not have had this type of exposure. Read the full story here. Today, we meet one of SEED’s graduates, Chelsea Sumner, and learn how this innovative program set... read more →
Mar 24

NC STEM e-Update (March 24, 2022)

NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center publishes an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education throughout North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Opt-in and subscribe at the... read more →
Mar 23

Planting the SEED for future STEM success

In the late 1960s, when racial tensions, segregation, and a dearth of opportunities for minorities were sweeping the nation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) saw an opportunity for engagement and investment in underserved populations. So, in 1968, seeing that not only was this population at risk for missing out on... read more →
Mar 10

NC STEM e-Update (March 10, 2022)

NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center publishes an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education throughout North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Opt-in and subscribe at the... read more →
Mar 09

Lincoln County Library STEM To-Go Kits are a hit

Libraries have always been the unsung heroes of local communities. They provide a safe and engaging place after school. They bring families together to provide continuing education and fun during the summers. And, more recently, they supplement STEM education with hands-on activities kids can’t get enough of. The Lincoln County... read more →