John Kissinger, president and chief executive officer of GRAEF, has been named the STEM Forward 2018 Engineer of the Year.
Discovery World opened its "Power On" energy exhibit in late October and it's full on interactive fun. While it's true that some of the hands-on activities in the "Power On" exhibit will literally shock you, none of them will hurt you.
This week, Northwestern Mutual launched Cream City Labs, a collaborative innovation lab at the company's Downtown headquarters that is open not only to employees, but also to students and teachers taking part in the company's Data Science Institute.
The Betty Brinn Museum was selected as one of 15 organizations in the country to participate as a designated Making Spaces Hub, an innovative program partnership between Google, Maker Ed and the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh that supports maker-centered learning in schools and STEAM education.
For the first time, Milwaukee Public Schools' Bradley Tech High School, 700 S. 4th St., will host the southeastern Wisconsin SkillsUSA district meet, set for Thursday, Dec. 7 from 3 to 7:30 p.m.
Less than a week after Washington High School for Information Technology opened its new "Fab Lab," thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), another MPS high school is launching one.
Can the success of "Hidden Figures" inspire MPS students to explore subjects in science, technology, engineering and math? The district and a number of partners hopes so.
Thirty 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls from Notre Dame School of Milwaukee will make a trip to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for CyberGirlz, a technology day camp hosted on the university's campus and sponsored by Northwestern Mutual.
Rows of students proudly stood in front of tri-fold posters as teachers, parents and community members packed the Peck Welcome Center at the Milwaukee County Zoo during the Milwaukee Public Schools' (MPS) science fair. This was the first year, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, that MPS specifically highlighted STEM at the science fair.
Students at three schools in Milwaukee will soon launch new STEM programs with support from Verizon. Bruce-Guadalupe Community School -- part of the United Community Center, Escuela Verde (part of the TransCenter for Youth) and Washington High School of Information Technology have each been awarded a $20,000 Verizon Innovative Learning Grant.
Time Warner Cable, a Winterfest sponsor, and will add an educational element to the event by demonstrating how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles make activities like sledding possible.
Discovery World hosts the sixth annual Time Warner Cable STEMfest on the lake shore from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
MPS announced today that the West Side high school is one of just 10 U.S. schools chosen to get a mobile app development and entrepreneurship curriculum.
In 2009, Time Warner Cable launched its Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) project to help get more young people interested in STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. Late last month the cable company reached that goal.
When it comes to schools, communities often know best. Maybe not always, but often. And it looks like in the case of Eighty-First Street School - in the Cooper Park neighborhood on the city's West Side - that's the case. In the first year of the roll out of a new personalized learning curriculum at the school that was merged with nearby 68th Street School two years ago, progress is already being seen.