News

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Do you know a high school sophomore or junior with what it takes to make it at Apple? FIRST, through a partnership with Apple, has been asked to nominate FIRST participants for the 2018 Apple Engineering Technology Camp, a one-month, all expenses paid (including travel) camp help at...

Hour of Code, Powered by Girls Seven events across Kansas City support initiative to encourage KC girls to explore opportunities in tech during Computer Sci Ed Week WHO: Close to 450 Kansas City metro area girls will participate in Girls in Tech KC events during Computer Science...

Did you know the JCCC STEM Scholars Program could offer you up to $10,000 in scholarships a year? Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, students attending Johnson County Community College are eligible to receive a scholarship if they plan to graduate from the core STEM...

KC STEM Alliance provides the FIRST Robotics tournament experience to over 3,000 kindergarten-12th grade students in the Kansas City area, which requires a small army of volunteers! Four programs make up FIRST in Kansas City and the volunteer roles are many and diverse. To sign up...