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  • October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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    Breast cancer is unfortunately an issue that hits too close to home for many of us. The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is helping to raise awareness about the importance of detecting breast cancer early. Please visit healthfinder.gov/NHO/OctoberToolkit for tips and information on how you can help spread the word about the importance early detection […]

  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research’s program, “In-School Internships for Teachers and Students in Underserved Schools” has proven to be quite successful with its strategic component of utilizing near-peer mentors to work with students and teachers throughout the school year. Near-peer mentors are undergraduate/post-baccalaureate interns majoring in STEM disciplines who are passionate about sharing their […]

  • WVU Health Sciences works to tackle childhood obesity
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    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University is aiming to promote healthier lifestyles for children across the state. The annual Health Sciences Technology Academy Biomedical Summer Institute camp, which wrapped up this year on Friday, looks to spread the word of positive messages and practices when it comes to tackling childhood obesity, with a little help […]

  • New STEM education geared toward next generation of teachers
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    MORGANTOWN – One West Virginia University program is on a mission to train the state’s next generation of science, technology, engineering and math teachers. Those teachers in turn will energize a new legion of grade and high school students to embrace science and technology, said Dr. Ann L. Chester, assistant vice president for Education Partnerships […]

  • MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV)– All week high school juniors from 26 counties across the state have come together to conduct research projects related to childhood health. 120 students are attending the Health Sciences Technology Academy Biomedical Summer Institute Camp at the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. At the camp their learning about early childhood obesity, […]

  • BRIC: High School Students Become Citizen Scientists
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    BRIC is a unique pipeline program from Montana Tech, in which high school students engage in an authentic 3-day phage discovery project. If any phages are discovered, the student researcher names the phage and enters the new-to-science information at the website, The Actinobacteriophage Database.* These students, in essence, become citizen scientists, contributing to microbiology research efforts […]

  • INSIGHT Into Diversity Awards 2018
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    The SEPA-sponsored program “This is How We ‘Role’” project is the recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award. The program’s long-term goal of diversifying the veterinarian workforce by engaging very young children’s interest in medicine for animals. The program’s success over the years, with its continuing and increasing nationwide distribution and […]

  • NIGMS Offers a Wealth of Support
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    Take time today to visit the updated National Institute of General Medical Sciences’ website. The navigation has been simplified, making it exceptionally easy to find what you need. In addition to complete grants and funding information, NIGMS also offers astounding science images and current news and events for you, your research partners, and the general […]

  • Deadline Nears: Register for NSF Webinars
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    Join NSF program directors for an informational webinar on the Discovery Research K–12 Solicitation (17-584). The webinar will include time for participants to ask questions. Register today for one of the following options. Sessions are open on a first-come, first-served basis. Tuesday, August 14, 1–2 pm EST Thursday, September 13, 1–2 pm EST Visit the NSF […]

  • The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) R25 program, supports pre-K to grade 12 (P–12) STEM, informal science education and science center/museum projects. To provide an overview of the SEPA program and application process, staff from the NIGMS will host a Webinar on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 2 […]