Monthly Archives: May 2016

Vancouver’s nConnect helps create a bridge into STEM for hundreds of students

You may be familiar with our next “Profiles in Science” profilee, if you’ve followed our blog in recent months, wherein I’ve been telling you about efforts and organizations that aim to promote STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — … Continue reading

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Portland State’s Archaeology Roadshow seeks volunteers for June 2016 event

Portland State University’s 2015 Archaeology Roadshow focused on the archaeology of food, including traditional fare, prehistoric diets, mead and beer. This year’s event will again let visitors explore the history of the Pacific Northwest and learn about protection of the … Continue reading

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Panelists sought for discussion on STEM education and career readiness in Vancouver

Hey, science, technology, engineering and math professionals, here’s an opportunity for you to share your knowledge in a way that can help in an area many in STEM are concerned about: preparing young people for and funneling them into STEM … Continue reading

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Preview technology-based summer camp program at Fidgets2Widgets

Looking for some high-tech enrichment for the kidlets this summer? Fidgets2Widgets — a science, technology, engineering and technology-focused educational learning center in Portland — is holding an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. May 13 where parents can learn … Continue reading

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Sharpen your science communication skills at OMSI workshop

Pop quiz! Which of the following grabs you and paints a clearer picture: 1.  Taphonomy of cervids of a Southern Oregon coast site using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction 2. Giving some deer and elk bones from an Oregon … Continue reading

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