VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University received a $279,586 grant from the federal National Science Foundation to support its science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.
This is how math is presented at New York City's brand-new Museum of Mathematics, the only museum of its kind in the United States and a place where math is anything but boring.
Through my years of struggling with proofs, solving for “x,” and anything math related, I have learned the idea of asking for help.
Lew Wallace Elementary first-graders Nevi Castro and Jikbrian Richie measure chemicals in the new junior astronaut program at the Challenger Learning Center in Hammond.
Weighing chemicals in the new Moonbase Explorers program at the Challenger Learning Center are Lew Wallace first-graders Asya Stewart, from left, Laronte Luckett and Terry Lee.
HAMMOND | First-graders from Hammond are learning the importance of science, technology, engineering and math through a new program called Moonbase Explorers at the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the Purdue University Calumet campus.
Many of the activities families already do over the holidays are the ideal occasions to incorporate lessons taught during the school year and keep kids' minds sharp while out of the classroom.
At our very last summer symphony concert in Whiting, a friend of mine came up to me and simply said "Six." I had no idea what she was talking about, and she repeated the number to me again.
PALATINE, Ill.| Preparing students for jobs that don't exist yet — that's Diana Sharp's challenge.
Diana Sharp, former administrator at Harper College in Palatine, Ill., poses inside the Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora, Ill., where she is starting her first year as principal. Sharp is now leading the 25-year-old residential high school for gifted students as it works to educat…
SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is partnering with the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and the Jones Foundation Inc. to host a math and science summer camp called Kidsplorations in Energy for fifth- through seventh-graders Monday to Aug. 3, a news release states.
HAMMOND | Middle and high school teachers can apply to attend a free, one-week summer training camp at Purdue University Calumet, designed to interest students in engineering, mathematics and science through active learning.
SCHERERVILLE | Call it a recipe for success.
Governors State University professor Tim Gsell, standing, and students Felicia Krelwitz and Rodney Balitewitcz attended the 2012 Spring Symposium and Student Research Conference in STEM at which the students presented.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Even as the science education facilities at Governors State University undergo a $22.6 million renovation, GSU students are excelling in their studies.
MUNSTER | Indiana Tech University will offer a free math college prep course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 27, and March 5 and 12, at Indiana Tech's Munster location, 9245 Calumet Ave.
This cheat sheet will help you get the turkey and all the trimmings on the table. This way you can focus on your family, friends and good eats without having to worry your way through culinary equations.
Brett Thompson, 18, is benefiting from an early high school graduation - and so are the students he continues to tutor.
ST. JOHN | Students at St. John the Evangelist School like to celebrate, so they recently marked the 100th day of this school year with games and activities all having to do with the number "100."
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