Items Tagged with 'STEM'


College building $15.5M STEM center

October 10, 2017
A local college is building a $15.5-million center to advance its STEM programs. Read More

College launches STEM expansion

August 14, 2017
A local Catholic liberal arts college has announced more upgrades to its campus as it enters the public phase of an ongoing $58-million capital campaign. Read More

Are you STEM savvy? Should you be?

February 22, 2017
Take this short quiz and find out: Read More

Push problem solving in STEM education

December 29, 2016
STEM — ever heard of it? I am guessing you have. The acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics is being funded and promoted at the federal level — and for good reason. Read More

Q&A: Keli Christopher

February 9, 2016
Keli Christopher, Ph.D. started her career as a civil engineer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read More

University scores $529K for STEM teaching

January 1, 2014
A regional university recently received a $529,000 present in the form of two federal science grants to help faculty with STEM teaching. Read More

Would immigration reform create jobs and innovation?

February 27, 2013
Being an immigration attorney, I witness firsthand how U.S. companies — including Michigan companies — struggle to recruit the engineers, researchers, health care workers, software developers and other STEM workers they need. You may be shocked to learn that presently there are between 700 and 800 openings for highly skilled and essential workers for over 40 established West Michigan employers posted on HelloWestMichigan’s website. Read More

Do immigration barriers stifle entrepreneurship and our vital STEM workforce?

January 28, 2013
Immigration is now the talk of top politicians in D.C. — and for good reason. Our current immigration system is broken. And while we may not all agree on how to fix it, we all have roots in immigration, and we have all benefited from it. In fact, immigration’s benefits are more far reaching than you may realize. Read More

Let’s talk sustainable design and STEAM, not STEM

Kendall president stresses the role of art in sustainable design.

October 27, 2012
You may have heard about STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — but have you heard of STEAM? That’s the big four, plus the presence of art. Read More