STEM learning

The Last Word: Carnegie Medal Recipient Lyda Hill on Why More Women Are Needed in Science and Medicine

In a ceremony Thursday night in New York City, Hill received a 2022 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy along with fellow recipients Dolly Parton, Manu Chandaria, and Lynn and Stacy Schusterman. Dallas Innovates wrote about Hill's honor back in August. She was recognized by the Carnegie Medal for supporting women in STEM fields and inspiring girls to be interested in STEM careers, in addition to being recognized for investments in the life sciences, including cancer and mental health research and treatment; conservation; and empowering community-based nonprofits to maximize impact, the organization said. 
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EdTech Steps Up: AT&T Launches The Achievery; Istation Intros Educator Hub; and Toyota Offers STEM Tours of Its Plants
by | Mar 28, 2022
Dallas-based AT&T just launched The Achievery, a free digital learning platform using clips from movies like "Wonder Woman" and "Aquaman" to help teach reading, writing, and language skills—and make virtual learning more engaging. Along with a new educator hub from Dallas-based Istation and STEM education initiatives from Plano-based Toyota, it shows how edtech innovation is streaming out of North Texas.
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Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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Girl Scout Summer Camp Introduces Young Women to Pharmaceutical Careers
by | Jul 25, 2017
In the first ever Summer Experience in Antibiotic Discovery and Development program, local Girl Scouts learned about bacteria growth and its role in developing antibiotics.
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