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Tri-Cities grant funds STEM videos with LIGO, schools

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – High school students, scientists and Washington State University Tri-Cities students in many disciplines are teaming up to make video “STEM Flicks” to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce preparation. » More …

Faculty play key role in developing high school

RICHLAND — The opportunity to plan a curriculum based on research rather than tradition excites WSU College of Education faculty members, especially because the effort involves a brand new school that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.  Those subjects, dubbed “STEM,” are universally considered both in need of attention and vital to the nation’s economy.

 

Morrison

What makes the planning even more gratifying, says Assistant Professor Judy Morrison, is the planners’ shared conviction that Delta High School graduates will have a well-rounded education. The humanities will be an important part of academics at the school, … » More …