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Science Museum’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center introducing underserved youth to STEM through social justice education

MHTA — For 20 years, the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center (KAYSC) has been engaging youth in grades 7-12 in science programming afterschool, on Saturdays, and during the summer. And for the last three years, students have been applying STEM Content and Computational Thinking to learn about Nutrition and advocate for Food Justice.

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December 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Science Museum’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center introducing underserved youth to STEM through social justice education
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Interns impress at St Cloud biomaterials company

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.

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December 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Interns impress at St Cloud biomaterials company

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.

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December 5, 2016 | Comments Off on STEM Toys for the Holidays
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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.

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November 29, 2016 | Comments Off on MHTA Foundation raises critical funds to support Minnesota’s future STEM workforce

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.

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November 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Minnesota High Tech Association releases new report on state of science and technology in Minnesota

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