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GO Green!

How to go green: The latest trend in the hip science world is to go green. This means to be as environmentally friendly as possible in order to save energy and protect the earth. There are hundreds of ways to go green and save the planet one day at a time. Going green includes many…

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Scholarship fund for female life science professionals, students

Women in Bio (WIB) has established the Robbie Melton Scholarship Fund in honor of the organization’s co-founder to support and encourage women who are building their careers in the life sciences industry.  Two $1,000 scholarships are available.  Applicants must be  a woman currently working within the life sciences industry or a current student working toward a…

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Frederick County STEM Educator of the Year Award: Nominations now being accepted

Nominations are now open for the 2011 Frederick County STEM Educator of the Year Award at the 8th Annual Frederick County Tech Awards Celebration. The STEM Educator of the Year Award is open to all educators who are furthering excellence in the classroom and who are exciting K-12 students about science, technology, engineering and math…

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Nominate now: Maryland Outstanding Young Scientist

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) and Outstanding Young Engineer (OYE) awards presented by the Maryland Academy of Sciences, the parent body of the Maryland Science Center.  These prestigious honors recognize and celebrate extraordinary scientific contributions by Maryland residents 35 years of age and under. Nominations are encouraged of…

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Young Women in Bio: JCVI to host biotechnology career leadership for middle school girls

Learn how a science degree opens doors to the laboratory and beyond!  Join Young Women In Bio (YWIB) at the J. Craig Venter Institute for an opportunity to meet and interact with women who have science degrees and work in various careers that support the cutting-edge research in genomics and bioinformatics. Tour the facilities and…

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Maryland’s outstanding teachers in Math & Science

On June 7, 2010, President Obama named 103 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  More details can be found in the White House press release We would like to recognize Maryland’s outstanding teachers in Math and Science and thank them for their dedication…

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