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Avila University, through a grant from the National Science Foundation, is offering eight competitive STEM scholarships for new freshmen students entering Avila University in fall 2018. Each scholarship is worth up to $10,000. This scholarship program is for eligible students majoring in Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular...

KC STEM Alliance is seeking a STEM Outreach Consultant to join our team. This team member will work with area employers, community organizations and K-12 administrators to identify opportunities and manage collaborative efforts, including support for implementation of Project Lead The Way STEM curriculum in...

Students advanced from FIRST Robotics Competition putting custom-built robots to the test; others win honors for design, sportsmanship, partnerships Kansas City, MO–Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championship, April 26-29 in St. Louis, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition...

Drop by a family dinner with the Crance family of Lee’s Summit and the chatter will quickly turn to robotics. Bob, who has spent 35 years at Black & Veatch in mechanical engineering, and his wife, Janice, an early childhood educator turned small business owner,...

This week brings us to the pinnacle of the FIRST Robotics season in the Kansas City region as 60-plus high school-level FIRST Robotics Competition teams take the field for the regional championships at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus. As we look forward to the excitement...

Marian McClellan arrived in Kansas City a few years ago with 30 years of experience as a chemical engineer at large corporations and a sense of obligation to aspiring girls and young women in the field. Although she knew the gender gap had narrowed over...

With leadership from Project Lead The Way teacher Karen Henderson, the Blue Valley Femineers launched with 22 girls on Jan. 2. Blue Valley is the only school district in the state of Kansas to offer the Femineer Program, which uses curriculum created by Cal Poly Pomona...