Author: Callen Zind

Executives and staff from MRIGlobal toast students from the Paseo Academy of the Fine and Performing Arts as they prepare for their first trip to the FIRST Championship in Houston. The team, which builds at the KC Engineering Zone, is sending four members along with...

Did you catch this fun recap from April's First Friday in the Crossroads? Artist Baker Medlock shared his artistic take on robotics with students from Crossroads Academy before showcasing his work with the First Friday crowds at Mod Gallery: Crossroads Academy KCMO....

Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championships, April 18-21 in Houston, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Greater Kansas City Regional on March 16-17 at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus. Attended by fans, families, educators...

Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championships, April 18-21 in Houston, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition new Heartland Regional on March 10-11 at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus. Attended by fans, families, educators and...

A list of ways to see regional STEM students shine, updates on FIRST Robotics and Project Lead The Way in the KC community and more in this month's newsletter. Read it here.  ...

Regional work group studying youth access to transportation for out-of-school programs   A recent grant from Bayer will help more students in the Kansas City region engage in science, technology, engineering and math outside the classroom. The $10,000 grant to Science City provides a transportation scholarship fund...

Despite damp weather and a 'State of Emergency' declared by the Governor, 48 teams from Kansas and Missouri met on Saturday, Feb. 24, for the FIRST Tech Challenge Missouri State Championship in Rolla, Mo. The Kansas City area was well represented with 12 teams, 175...

A roundup of upcoming STEM events across the community, a FIRST Robotics update and more in the February 2018 newsletter. Read it here....

Kansas City, Mo. (January 20, 2018)--Green Hole, a neighborhood team from Lawrence, Kan., took home the top honors from the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Championship at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology Campus on Saturday, Jan. 20. The competition included more than 400 students in...

The Kiewit Engineering Group based in Lenexa, Kan., is now accepting applications for the Leadership Engineering Application & Design (LEAD) Internship. Overview: Paid, full time summer internship opportunity; 40 hours/week for 8-10 weeks during the summer Applicants must be an incoming high school Junior or Senior,...