Houston We Have Lift Off: Verizon Innovative Learning Explorer Lab virtually transports students to Mars [video]

MdBio’s VP of Communications and Events, Janeé Pelletier, shows off the Verizon explorer lab during a Capitol Hill open house for policymakers in July 2018. The “explorer lab” touches down in DC and Houston this summer to show kids and adults the power of STEM education. Augmented and virtual reality technologies offer students extraordinary opportunities to…

Texas First Lady makes brief education stop in Wharton

Three Wharton Junior High students were given the opportunity to present in front of Abbott and Dell. The students were nervous but confident, MD BioLab Education Outreach Coordinator Desurae Matthews said. “The kids loved it,” Matthews said. “It was a good experience for them to be able to present in front of someone so important was awesome. It definitely built up their confidence to be able to speak and present in front of someone with so much power over America. They were nervous at first but when they were realized that this was really happening about five minutes before they build up their self-esteem and were really confident.”

Just Do It Now youth educated through MdBio

from Wharton Journal-Spectator (Wharton, TX) | July 28, 2018 by Dicey Schauer Just Do It Now has an MdBioLab sitting in its front lawn. According to the MdBio website, the MdBio Foundation, which comes out of Maryland, aims to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to underserved communities. During the school year, MdBio brings…