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Perspective | A new school year, a hurricane, a lesson in giving

The school year began and students in Mrs. McDavid’s eighth grade English and language arts class at Jones Middle School...

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Perspective | Energizing opportunities for students with disabilities in STEM

Catalyst: Creating Opportunities in STEM for Students with Disabilities is a program that I started four years ago to provide...

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An occasion to celebrate girls in STEM

Last Tuesday, the N.C. Association for Public Charter Schools hosted the Celebrating Girls in STEM Showcase. The event, which took...

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Wake County student research gets a spotlight at STEMposium

Last Tuesday, more than 150 students and teachers from Wake County Public Schools showcased their research at Wake Ed Partnership’s...

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Art show celebrates McDowell Tech’s student talent

Sixteen-year-old Sarah Seaman wants to be an Air Force photojournalist.  “I’d get to use my creativity, but also serve my...

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From Warren County to Biogen: Another side to science education

Warren New Tech High School students, wearing goggles and white lab coats, pored over an experiment with high-tech tools like micropipettes, gel...

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Fidelity workshop trains educators in computer science

“Your biggest risk isn’t failing, it’s getting too comfortable.” The quote by Drew Houston, founder of Dropbox, floated in blue...

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Video: Hollister Elementary’s action based learning lab

In the fall, I visited the action based learning (ABL) lab at Hollister Elementary Leadership Academy to see brain science...

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A seat at the table: Women talk working in STEM

When Ash Dhungel started high school she thought she was going to be a journalist, but it didn’t stick. A...

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Marbles Kids Museum celebrates new STEMosphere debut

“Can you all say that with me again?” asked David Fountain, Duke Energy’s North Carolina president, to an audience of...

The science of wine at Surry Community College

It was a hot, humid Wednesday morning on a hill on the campus of Surry Community College in Dobson, N.C. ...

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ECU summer camp merges art and STEM

A group of third through fifth graders lined up in front of camp counselor Sydney Gilgo with their egg crash...