Tagged: stem

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

by Marty Cook 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said his Arkansas Future Grant program is as much about giving students confidence to go to college as it is about giving them monetary support to do so.

Mentor Programs Looking to Funnel Women Into STEM

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

STEMconnector, a national association in Washington, made up of corporate, governmental and private groups, is working to encourage and support young girls and women in pursuing STEM studies.

Air National Guard Course To Prepare Cyber Warriors

by Sarah Campbell 1/23/2017 12:00 am

The Air National Guard needs 400 cyberwarfare operators in the next two years, and future students of a new course at the Little Rock Air Force Base say it will help the Guard reach that goal as they soar to a “fighter pilot”-like status in their careers.

Harding Appoints New STEM Center Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 11:53 am

Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education Dean Donny Lee has announced the appointment of Allen Henderson as the new director of the STEM Center within the college.

Celebrate STEM With the Museum of Discovery's Spark! Event

by Jess Ardrey 10/22/2015 6:51 am

This MoD annual event has all the food and finery of a signature affair while putting the "fun" in fundraiser.

ASU Hosts STEM Education Conference

by Alexis Crowe 7/2/2015 10:16 am

The Arkansas State University Delta STEM Education Center and the Colleges of Science and Mathematics and Education and Behavioral Science will host a STEM Leadership Conference for K-12 Teachers on Friday, July 10, at the Delta Center for Economic Development.

Shocking Science: Tesla Coil Debuts at Museum of Discovery in July

by Blair Neel 3/31/2015 11:15 am

A new feature is coming to the Museum of Discovery this summer and it is sure to shock and amaze. In fact, the tesla coil that will debut at the museum on July 4 can produce 250,000 volts of electricity!

ASTA's Tim Atkinson Sees Higher Education Meeting Hi-Tech in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Tim Atkinson was appointed president of the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority in 2013 after years of helping scientists find funding for their work.

Museum of Discovery's Spark! Fundraiser Set for October 16

by Jess Ardrey 8/20/2014 8:15 am

The event celebrates all things science, technology and mathematics, but don't expect any baking soda volcanoes.

UA Aims to Grow STEM Graduates

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2013 9:02 am

The University of Arkansas says it will lead an initiative to increase its number of STEM graduates in partnership with the state's two-year colleges.