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10th ATLAS College & Career Symposium a Smash!

More than 100 high school students network with potential employers On November 9, MdBio hosted our 10th ATLAS College & Career Symposium at Montgomery College in Germantown, Maryland. More than 100 high school students from four local schools came to experience hands-on activities and engage with more than a dozen Maryland companies about internships and…

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MdBio Foundation to Host 10th ATLAS College & Career Readiness Symposium

Nov. 9 Event Brings Students Together with Business Leaders, Colleges, Government  and Potential Employers to Learn about STEM Career Opportunities MedImmune Vice President, Dr. JoAnn Suzich, Kicks Off Event with Keynote Address   Gaithersburg, MD – Nov 7, 2018 – MdBio Foundation, a national non-profit that provides STEM education and workforce development to underserved communities, will…

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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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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.”

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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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