Tag Archives: STEM

Camp helps students ‘Power Up with STEM’

June 22, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Students at the Boys and Girls Club of Pike County learned on Wednesday that science is not only interesting and fun, but can also be tasty.

The students, who over the last two weeks have taken part in the Power Up with STEM Camp, took to the outdoors to put their self-made solar ovens to…

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Troy University takes part in effort to diversify STEM workforce within Alabama’s Black Belt

February 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University is among an alliance of eight colleges and universities involved in a 5-year project to diversify the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce within Alabama’s Black Belt Region.

The Greater Alabama Black Belt Region Alliance, funded through a $379,400 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)…

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Grant program seeks to increases STEM opportunities for students with disabilities

October 23, 2017
By Andy Ellis

A Troy University professor is taking part in a project aimed at increasing opportunities for people with disabilities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Dr. Zhiyong Wang, assistant professor and associate chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, is working with Dr. Overtoun Jenda of Auburn University on the project, the Southeast…

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