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Latest Iteration of UBeats Partners with Greensboro Science Center

Saturday, May 9, was the perfect day to bring kids to the Greensboro Science Center. In addition to enjoying the Center’s regular outstanding offerings, guests participated in the Wild Music Festival. The festival is an offshoot of the UBEATS program, which gives students in elementary, middle, and high school informal, fun … Continued

Program Confirms a Passion for Science

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A few weeks ago, the News & Record published an article about a new summer program whose focus was on nanoscience. The program was held at Canterbury School, and extended its study into the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. I had the honor of participating in this program, under … Continued

Equitable Approaches Bring More Kids to STEM

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Aaliyah is a bright, confident, outspoken 4th grader who consistently displays a passion for science. Her teacher, Ms. Wolfe, values her intensity and emotional engagement. Aaliyah stretches her hand higher and higher so that Ms. Wolfe can spot her. When she is chosen to answer a question, she elaborates on scientific … Continued

STEM-Focused “NanoBus” Hits The Road

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An after-school STEM “learning bus” hits the road this week traveling to rural and inner city communities as part of an effort to spark students’ interest in science and technology. The “NanoBus” learning laboratory is designed to teach middle school students about science through demonstrations and experiments. It is staffed … Continued

UNCG’s family-friendly science festival April 25

Science here. Science there. Science everywhere, this Saturday throughout the UNCG campus. Come learn about the ways science impacts us every day during UNCG Science Everywhere, a family-friendly interactive event of the NC Science Festival. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2015, … Continued

UNCG Summer Camps 2015

Looking into summer camp options? Each year, thousands of young people in the Triad and beyond enjoy UNCG summer camps providing summer learning opportunities.

Looking into summer camp options? Each year, thousands of young people in the Triad and beyond enjoy camps at UNCG providing summer learning opportunities. The camps are accepting applications for summer 2015, including a new one in the visual arts: UNCG Summer Arts & Design Camp Explore your creativity and … Continued

Triad TechSavvy 2015 to Encourage Girls in STEM

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During the last 5 years The American Association of University Women (AAUW Greensboro) has partnered with the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) to offer highly successful activities for middle school girls.  The event on Saturday March 28, 2015 will be based on a STEM&M (Science, Math, Engineering, Technology and Medicine) theme and will include … Continued

Call for Papers for Citizen Science: Theory and Practice

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is a new open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Citizen Science Association. It focuses on advancing the field of citizen science by providing a venue for citizen science practitioners and researchers—e.g., scientists, information specialists, conservation managers, community health organizers, educators, … Continued

CDLC Speaker Series: CDLC Fellowship Recipient Presentations

The UNCG Coalition for Diverse Language Communities invites faculty, staff, students, and members of the greater community to attend presentations given by the 2013-14 Recipients of the CDLC Fellowship. Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Venue: 301 School of Education Building (SOEB) at UNCG Ye He, Ang … Continued

Education’s new makerspace debuts at Homecoming

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on.

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on. Officially, Matt Fisher is assistant director of the Teaching Resources Center (TRC) in the School of Education. Unofficially, Fisher is the “Maker Dude.” Fisher, a former middle school teacher who came to UNCG in 2007, oversees the TRC’s new makerspace, which debuts Homecoming … Continued