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Bringing science labs back to Texas schools [video]

After Hurricane Harvey, schools across the affected areas in Texas worked hard to get students back in classrooms. While classrooms across the five affected regions are being repaired, gyms and fields rebuilt, and learning materials recreated, there is still a gap for some schools as they aim to provide quality education and experiences for their…

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AT&T helps MdBio Foundation Deliver STEM Programs in Maryland

AT&T helps MdBio Foundation Deliver STEM Programs in Maryland Contribution supports hands-on activities for middle and high school students GERMANTOWN, Md., November 9, 2018 — The MdBio Foundation received $40,000 from AT&T to support a program that offers underserved middle and high school students with hands-on, STEM-based learning experiences with the goal of increasing awareness of STEM-related careers. The…

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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…

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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…

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PGCC Joins with MdBio and Verizon to Introduce Middle School Girls to STEM Skills

LARGO, Md. (Aug. 8, 2018) | read it > Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) joined with MdBio Foundation and Verizon Communications to introduce middle school girls from Prince George’s County to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills in a unique summer program. The Verizon Innovative Learning program launched in partnership with the National Association for…

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Novavax’s Brian Rosen Named Chair of MdBio Foundation

Gaithersburg, Md. – June 26, 2018 – The MdBio Foundation, a non-profit that provides STEM education and workforce development to underserved communities, today announced Brian Rosen, vice president, Commercial Strategy, at Novavax Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), was named chair of the board of directors.  Rosen will succeed Jennifer Cotteleer, who has served as board chair for…

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An MdBio First: Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Never ones to let the edge of what’s physically possible limit STEM education, MdBio’s education team has been working with teachers and students to develop a virtual reality earth and space science activity for the classroom. Virtual reality represents the newest immersive learning experience for MdBio, who has several other game-based learning experiences for mobile…

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