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Aug. 17-19: Boeing Computer Programming Camp for middle-school students

By Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Rachel Wong
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PULLMAN, Wash. – A free computer programming camp for middle-schoolers, designed to help promote the students’ logical thinking and problem-solving skills. is being spearheaded by Rachel Wong, a College of Education doctoral student. » More …

Jan. 14: Future City STEM school competition

futurecity_logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Teams are forming for the regional Future City Competition for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from Washington, Idaho and Montana, which will be hosted by Washington State University on Saturday, Jan. 14. » More …

Jan. 16: WSU hosts middle school engineering competition

futurecityPULLMAN, Wash. – Designs for waste management that are good for the environment and communities will be demonstrated by 25 middle school teams from Washington, Idaho and Montana during a Future City competition 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in the CUB at Washington State University Pullman. » More …

Deadline Oct. 21 for middle school engineering/science teams

futurecity-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Middle school classes, homeschool groups, 4-H, scouting, church groups and students in eastern Washington are being sought by Oct. 21 to participate in the Future City competition at Washington State University on Jan. 16. Teams work with a WSU engineering mentor to provide a solution to a societal problem. » More …

Gifted students experience college via 3-day field trip

PULLMAN, Wash. – About 300 fifth- through eighth-grade gifted students from the Spokane, Wash., school district Odyssey program are getting a taste of college this week during a three-day field trip at Washington State University. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities expands summer science, engineering camps

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications

Tri-Cities-STEM-campRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is expanding hands-on adventures in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camps this summer to provide additional options for middle school students and new learning adventures for high school students. This is the first time the popular summer camps will be offered to high school students. » More …

Three March math, sciences contests engage young scholars

mesa-logoSPOKANE, Wash. – About 200 area students will participate in three science and engineering competitions in March through the Spokane MESA (mathematics engineering science achievement) project. » More …

Grant supports work on counseling English language learners

By Trevor Havard, College of Education intern

Salsbury-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Associate professor Tom Salsbury has won a three-year Washington State University grant for research into the counseling needs of middle school English language learners in Washington. » More …

May 5 deadline for Imagine Tomorrow judges

By Richard H. Miller, Conference Management

Imagine-Tomorrow-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2014 Imagine Tomorrow competition is seeking judges to evaluate the work of 9th- through 12th-graders exploring alternative energy sources. The deadline for judges to register is May 5. » More …