Author: Callen Zind

The achievements of African American men, women and youth in science and innovation are often overlooked in traditional classrooms and history books, but Kansas City's Carroll and Sandra Lamb are working tirelessly to change that. The Lambs have spent more than two decades collecting and researching...

Fast-paced networking sessions with industry experts from some of Kansas City's leading businesses and organizations are part of every Teacher Mentor Day, including this one at Kiewit. Teacher Mentor Days organized by KC STEM Alliance give educators a firsthand look at what local STEM professionals are...

PLTW biomed students map out capstone projects Project Lead The Way students in their senior capstone course of the Biomedical Sciences pathway gathered at the KC University of Medicine & Biosciences in late November to dive deeper into career pathways and gather insights for their capstone projects. Dr....

Kansas City, MO (December 9, 2019)—As the Kansas City region recognizes Computer Science Education Week, the KC STEM Alliance today released a review of the current state of K-12 computer science education in the region. Executive Director Martha McCabe said the report contains encouraging news while...

Do you love the FIRST robotics community? We have an opening for a Program Manager who will focus on making the Kansas City FIRST community a great place for young people to prepare for the future. As part of the KC STEM Alliance staff, the Program...

Eighteen middle school students from Emmanuel Family & Child Development Center’s summer program discovered what it takes to build and program a robot in just five days during a FIRST ® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge robotics camp this summer. The...

The power of STEM captured the world's attention 50 years ago this summer during the Apollo 11 moon landing. The nation officially celebrates July 19-20 with some events you can join virtually plus you will find plenty of local opportunities to dig into the history...

Recent high school grads find out during workshop with KC's entrepreneurial community After spending their senior year of high school wrestling with a real-world problem and then designing and testing solutions, more than 20 recent graduates came together for a workshop to explore how they might...

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri offers numerous empowering ways for girls to explore STEM in the region. Here’s a look at a few: Cookie Construction is a six-month mentorship program with local female architects and designers and Girl Scouts of NE Kansas &...