MdBio’s First STEM Leadership Experience A Huge Success

On May 15, MdBio Foundation hosted the first STEM Leadership Experience, an afterschool workshop for high school girls, onboard the Mobile eXploration Lab. Designed in collaboration with MdBio’s longtime partner, MedImmune/AstraZeneca, the program is an immersive, hands-on activity designed to teach laboratory practices while building relationships between high school students and STEM professionals. During the workshop, more than…

MdBio Foundation to host ATLAS Nov. 7 as part of inaugural Maryland STEM Festival

MdBio Foundation, Prince George’s Community College, Prince George’s County Public Schools and NASA will host ATLAS November 7, 2015 as part of the inaugural Maryland STEM Festival.  This is also the first time the program has been hosted at a community college. The ATLAS symposium is for high school juniors/seniors and college undergraduates.  ATLAS provides an…

Survey: STEM Professionals Cite Real World Experience as Career Catalyst for Students

  MdBio Foundation Urges Stronger Ties Between K-12 Schools and STEM Employers Rockville, Md. (May 4, 2015) – A new national survey of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals carried out by the MdBio Foundation, Inc. (MdBio) in collaboration with The Science Advisory Board® finds that the majority of STEM professionals credit real-world, hands-on…

WSSC Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarship Program

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) offers the annual Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarships to college students majoring in engineering fields that are vital to the work of WSSC. Up to two new scholarships in the amount of $1000 each may be awarded; one to a Prince George’s County resident and one to a Montgomery County resident.…