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Partnership, children to showcase new trail connecting the Strong with Central Library (access required)


The Greater Rochester After-School Alliance (GRASA) on Thursday will partner with the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, Healthi Kids, the Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association (GRSLA), United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Children’s Agenda to host ...

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Technology jobs need the humanities, panelists say (access required)


Though employers, educators and even parents have fixated on STEM disciplines to prepare young people for jobs in an increasingly technological society, a recently convened expert panel said it’s important to remember the humanities. And above all, they said, young ...

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YMCA earns grant for STEM programs (access required)

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The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has announced its cohort for STEM 2035, a $5.5 million initiative through which grant funding and technical assistance will be provided to existing afterschool and summer science, technology, engineering and math programs. The YMCA ...

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A Day of Science rally takes place downtown Saturday (access required)


Everyone is a scientist. Just ask the folks at Rochester NY March for Science Inc. “Kids hypothesize, ‘Is this food?’ Testing, they put it in their mouth. Conclusion, no, it’s not. And then repeat that,” explained Joey Lawson, a director ...

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Warner School wins $800,000 research grant (access required)


The University of Rochester has won an $800,000 grant that will be used to help study potential barriers preventing students with learning disabilities from going into science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The grant from the National Science Foundation will ...

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Strong launching STEM workshops (access required)

The Strong National Museum of Play as it appears today.

The Strong is taking play one step further as it boosts science, technology, engineering and math skills in a series of new workshops. The new STEM-inspired Are You a Maker? workshop series encourages participants to go hands-on with everyday materials—such ...

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