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PISCES now accepting applications for 2018 young women’s STARS program

Summer program for high school girls offers behind-the-scenes look at STEM careers

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UH Hilo S-STEM Program accepting applications

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. The S-STEM Program supports academically talented and highly motivated students from economically disadvantaged families to complete STEM degrees in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, […]

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UH System awarded $1M to support STEM education

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced Thursday (Aug 4) that the National Science Foundation has awarded $1,099,959 to the University of Hawaii (UH) to support the advancement of women and minorities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at its seven community colleges.

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Scholarships for STEM program being offered by UH-Hilo

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo is currently accepting applications through March 15, 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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PISCES, NASA sign Space Act Agreement

MEDIA RELEASE The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) has signed a non-reimbursable Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), formally establishing a partnership to jointly work on a Hawaii high school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) project that will give students the opportunity to develop a space experiment and […]

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Kona startup awarded NSF grant for patent-pending energy solution

Roya Sabri | Hawaii 24/7 Reporter Smartphones everywhere may soon contribute to smarter energy use. The world’s energy future seems brighter since Kona-based startup company Ikehu won a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as part of the federal government’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The $150,000 grant was awarded to test Ikehu’s product: a […]

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UH Hilo Team Poli`ahu (L-R): Wallace Hamada, Mike Purvis, Ryder Donahue, and Kayton Summers pose in front of their booth at the 11th worldwide Imagine Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia (photo courtesy of University of Hawaii at Hilo)

UH Hilo Imagine Cup finalists return from Russia

Roya Sabri | Hawaii 24/7 Reporter Almost two months after winning the May 13 Imagine Cup Finals Demo Day in Silicon Valley, the University of Hawaii at Hilo team P’oli Ahu flew to the St. Petersburg, Russia, for the 2013 Worldwide Finals. From July 8 to 11, the quartet of computer scientists represented the United […]

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State awards $800,000 for PISCES aerospace program

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s aerospace industry is getting another boost from the State. At Tuesday’s Bill Signing Ceremony held at the State Capitol, Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui signed SB1256 into law on behalf of Governor Neil Abercrombie. Under the bill, The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) will receive $400,000 to continue with technology […]

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UH Hilo awarded NSF grant to promote female STEM faculty

MEDIA RELEASE The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Hawaii at Hilo an ADVANCE IT-Catalyst grant to increase the representation and advancement of female faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines. The two-year, $160,000 award runs from Oct. 1, 2012 through Sept. 30, 2014 and will fund the Exploring Diversity and […]

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It's a STEMpede at Parker School

It’s a STEMpede at Parker School

MEDIA RELEASE On April 27, Parker School hosted STEMpede, an afternoon dedicated to exposing students to an array of professional possibilities in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. “It’s been a goal of mine to expose our students to STEM careers, especially engineering,” said Parker math and science teacher Patricia Kassis. “So when this […]

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DOE receives STEM carts through public-private partnership

DOE receives STEM carts through public-private partnership

MEDIA RELEASE A $50,000 donation from AT&T allows Hawaii’s 3R’s to purchase STEM carts in one of Hawaii’s Zones of School Innovation (Keaau, Ka‘u, Pahoa Complex Area). Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi have announced the state has accepted a $50,000 donation to boost student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The […]

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Three named semifinalists in MASTERSTM competition

Three named semifinalists in MASTERSTM competition

MEDIA RELEASE Three Big Island students have been named semifinalists in the first ever national Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) competition. Hawaii’s rising stars are: * Davy Sam Ragland (Grade 8), Parker School “Artificial Intelligence: Predator vs. Prey” The purpose of this experiment is to determine what kinds of […]

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Long-time veterans and brand-new rookies in the world of robotics will gather this summer to take part in workshops, informational sessions and camps in order to gain greater expertise in educational robotics. ‘A Summer of Robots’ features several workshops hosted by various schools including Baldwin High, Waiakea High and Kalani High robotics teams, just to name a few.

Robotics summer camp announced

Long-time veterans and brand-new rookies in the world of robotics will gather this summer to take part in workshops, informational sessions and camps in order to gain greater expertise in educational robotics. ‘A Summer of Robots’ features several workshops hosted by various schools including Baldwin High, Waiakea High and Kalani High robotics teams, just to […]

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Earl's Garage wins 'Spirit of Botball Award'

Earl’s Garage wins ‘Spirit of Botball Award’

MEDIA RELEASE During the seventh annual Hawaii Botball Regional Robotics Tournament over the weekend at the Hawaii Convention Center, 37 teams of middle and high school student competitors showcased their STEM skills in an exciting tournament including 105 seeding matches, a highly competitive double elimination bracket and 18 alliance rounds. Hanalani School finished as the […]

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