Project Updates

  • The Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (National Institutes of Health) has made 14 grant awards to project representing institutions in 12 different states. The SEPA program supports PK-12 and informal science… [More]

  • The University of Washington Newsroom reported on the work being done by the Genes, the Environment, and Me: Health and STEM Network (GEMNET) SEPA project. The article features insights from high school biology students who took part in a series… [More]

  • The SKC STEM Academy welcomed 15 new students from four high schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation to campus during our fall Bridge program in August. We are excited to have them join our three second-year students at the Academy!… [More]

  • The Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC) will be using community-based participatory design approaches to develop and evaluate culturally sensitive engagement experiences focused on genetics and precision medicine. This award takes advantage of the expertise the GSLC has built over the… [More]

  • The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing
    | News, Project Update

    The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing is a 5 year project that funds resource development and professional development courses for high school teachers. Relevant hands-on models and materials are being developed by the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling that… [More]

  • Discover SCIENCE (a Scientific Creative Innovative Engaging New Cool Experience) is a hands-on STEM and arts program that focuses on health issues of concern to the local District of Columbia community including asthma, stress, cardio-metabolic risk and mental health. Discover… [More]

  • Our high school teacher professional development program in human genetics and genomics, Teaching the Genome Generation (TtGG), has proven to be a desirable and successful program in New England. As TtGG matures, we expect to introduce the program to more… [More]

  • HIV Education
    | News, Project Update

    December 1, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. There has been significant progress in treatment and knowledge since 1988. However, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major threat, largely due to ongoing ignorance about the disease. Young people,… [More]

  • 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…. [More]

  • STEM education geared toward next generation of teachers
    | News, Project Update

    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… [More]