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TIES Sponsors University Of Akron Biomimicry Program

  Biomimicry is an emerging field that seeks to find sustainable solutions to human problems by mimicking nature’s patterns. Just as Swiss electrical engineer George de Mestral invented Velcro based on his initial observation of how burs stuck to his socks, a new initiative at The University of Akron trains PhDs in biomimicry. The University of Akron has teamed […]


STEM Programs Need Girls

Girls in Egypt excel in STEM programs El Maadi STEM School for girls south of Cairo, Egypt is leading the country in improving education opportunities for girls. These students are entering and winning STEM competitions proving that these innovative teaching methods help girls to excel in areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. These students […]


Children’s Museum Mobile Fab Lab

New Cleveland Children’s Museum Plans Mobile Fab Lab The Children’s Museum of Cleveland is creating an Early Childhood Mobile Fab Lab in partnership with Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES). This “Museum Without Walls” concept will offer programs at branches of the Cleveland Public Library enabling children from ages 3 to 8 to learn […]