STEM learning

The Last Word: Jordana Dahmen on Sparking STEM Passions With Barbies and the IF/THEN Initiative

In 2021, Dallas saw the launch of an extraordinary exhibition under the banner of the IF/THEN initiative, aimed at promoting women in science, technology, engineering, and math. The centerpiece: a collection of 120 life-sized, 3D-printed statues representing a diverse group of women STEM professionals.
Ground Broken for $100M UNT Dallas STEM Facility
by | Sep 29, 2023
Designed by the firms Stantec and Harrison Kornberg Architects, UNT Dallas' new four-story STEM facility will feature 18 to 20 classrooms, nine biology and chemistry teaching labs, three research labs, and a large event venue. It's designed to provide a pathway for healthcare careers for UNT Dallas students.
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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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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Girl Scouts Team Up With RoughRiders For STEM Learning
by | Apr 13, 2017
From kinetic energy of a fastball to aerodynamics of a swing, the girls from Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas participated in hands-on STEM activities.