Every year, employees at Microbiologics vie for a seat in the conference room to see the company’s interns make their final presentation. The audience for the presentation includes senior management, supervisors and the few other employees lucky enough to land a spot. “People have been asking to get in and I’m worried that we won’t have enough room,” says Jill Stadel, HR Generalist at Microbiologics.
STEM Toys for the Holidays
MHTA — The holiday season is upon us and you are thinking about a unique and educational gift idea for your child. Consider a STEM toy! There are many great toys from which to choose and you are certain to find something that will engage and inspire your kids.
MHTA Foundation raises critical funds to support Minnesota’s future STEM workforce
The MHTA Foundation is pleased to announce that attendees at the 2016 Tekne Awards pledged $36,808 for the Foundation’s STEM Scholarship fund. The Minnesota High Tech Foundation (MHTF) is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 corporation founded in 1985 to promote and support excellence in science, math and technology education. The Foundation educates Minnesotans about the importance of a strong technology-based economy through outreach.
Minnesota High Tech Association releases new report on state of science and technology in Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) released “A Review of the State of Science and Technology in Minnesota” today. This new report is an update to the “Landscape of Science and Technology” report released last year. Its release comes after MHTA’s successful Tekne Awards, which recognized 14 Minnesota companies for recent innovations.
Computer Science Education Week is nearly here!
Computer Science Education Week is next week, December 5-11, 2016. The week is dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science, and was chosen to recognize the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).