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Northwestern Mutual unveils Downtown innovation lab

Published Oct. 4, 2018

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.

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Brinn Museum named one of 15 national Designated Making Spaces Hubs

Published Feb. 22, 2018

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.

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Bradley Tech gets MPS' second high-tech fabrication lab today

Published April 25, 2017

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.

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Students embrace engineering, innovation at STEM science fair

Published May 5, 2015

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.

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Grant funds STEM programs at three Milwaukee schools

Published Feb. 4, 2015

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.

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Event can send youth on a better path

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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.

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Discovery World spotlights STEM

Published Nov. 7, 2014

Discovery World hosts the sixth annual Time Warner Cable STEMfest on the lake shore from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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Time Warner Cable reaches 1 million minds

Published June 8, 2014

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.

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Merged program at 81st Street School takes steps forward

Published April 11, 2014

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.