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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 […]

TIES Named Partner of DoD’s Defense STEM Education Consortium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 TIES Selected by DoD To Strengthen National K-16 STEM Education and Outreach. The $75M Department of Defense initiative will fund more than a dozen organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently-launched the Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC), which will strengthen kindergarten through college STEM education and outreach programs […]