Nevada STEM Coalition News

Family and Student Programs and Events Southern Nevada

New STEM programs and events for everyone in Southern Nevada! Click here  ...    Read More

STEM Programs and Events Northern Nevada

Fun family and student programs and activities in northern Nevada! Click here:    Read More

April 2013 Newsletter STEM Resources for Educators

New STEM resources for educators statewide, north, and south.  ...    Read More

High School Science Fair Coach Grant

High School Science Fair Coach Grant- science teachers statewide can apply to receive support to mentor students to submit projects in climate change science to Intel ISEF affiliated regional science fairs in spring 2013.  The Desert Research Institute has funding from NSF to provide support for 14 high school science…    Read More

Las Vegas High School FIRST Robotics Team 13th in the World!

Cimarron-Memorial High School Team 987 just competed in Las Angeles against 66 teams and won the regional. They also were awarded the Rockwell Automation Innovation in Control Award. The judges were amazed at their programs using many on-board sensors and controls to direct ball shooting without human intervention.  They are…    Read More

Google Science Fair – Entries Due by March 30th

The online Google Science Fair entries are due March 30. In addition to Google prizes, Scientific American is sponsoring a $50,000 Science in Action award “for a project that addresses a social, environmental, or health issue to make a practical difference in the lives of a group or community.” Google…    Read More

Churchill County School District Wins $1 Million Grant from DOD

Churchill County School District, under Dr. Carolyn Ross, just won a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense for STEM labs in their elementary schools.  Getting elementary kids excited about STEM is THE RIGHT STUFF!  Congratulations!...    Read More

DRI and Dilworth Middle School Mission Antarctica Partnership

DRI is bringing students from Dilworth STEM Academy live to Antarctica through DRI scientist Dr. Joe Grzymski. This unique opportunity combines cutting-edge research with desperately needed advanced science education in a school that rarely sees new equipment is developing a new STEM curriculum. DRI designed an education module and outreach plan…    Read More

Celebrating Pioneering Women in STEM Education

Celebrating Pioneering Women in STEM Education

LAS VEGAS—The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering is celebrating women educators with a series of special events on Oct. 13. The Celebrating Pioneering Women in STEM Education effort is in collaborating with Entergy’s Nuclear Clean Air Energy program, UNLV’s College of Sciences, and the Harry Reid Center. Starting at…    Read More

University engineering students to bring energy research into K-12 classrooms with $1.2 million grant for new science/engineering initiative

Graduate students at the University of Nevada, Reno will be back in middle and high school this fall, at the front of the classroom, working with teachers to present their energy-related science and engineering research to students. With a $1.2 million grant just awarded to the College of Engineering from…    Read More


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