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National Science Foundation $10M Federal Grant Will Boost Racial and Ethnic Diversity in STEM Higher Ed

TIES Founder Jan Morrison Is Co-Principal Investigator CLEVELAND, OH.  Sept 17, 2019 – A University of Pittsburgh multidisciplinary research team, which includes TIES and the STEM Learning Ecosystem Community of Practice (SLECoP), have been chosen to create a network of precollege programs with accreditation standards to boost college enrollment for underrepresented students majoring in science, […]

USDA Grant Supports Design of Classroom Aquaponics Projects

Students will use the aquaponics systems to address Managing the Nitrogen Cycle, a National Academy of Engineers Grand Engineering Challenge. TIES is collaborating with STEM Learning EcosystemsSM in Tulsa, OK and Baltimore to develop aquaponics-based STEM learning for Tulsa and Baltimore City public schools. This is funded by a grant provided by USDA Professional Development […]

Capstone Project: Female Student Devises System to Produce Clean Water and BioDiesel Using Rice Straw

Yasmine Yehia Moustafa, a student at Maadi STEM School for Girls in Egypt, devised a system to produce clean water and biodiesel using rice straw as her capstone project. Her school is part of a new network aimed at giving students the skills they’ll need to address the country’s grand challenges. Maadi STEM School for […]

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