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Gates hoping to inspire love of STEM through genealogy

...create a genealogy and genetics summer camp for middle school children, as well as a $304,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for college-level courses.The summer camps will start at Penn State University and the University of South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-11-01/gates-hoping-inspire-love-stem-thro
Harry Perkins

...implemented the Augusta-Richmond County Credit Union and constructed a solar swimming pool; He was nominated for National Science Foundation Advisory Board by the University of Georgia, Georgia State & Georgia Tech. Was given national attention because...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176039459
Students learn about cybersecurity at Cyber Sciences Summer Academy

...was to their everyday lives. Developed from a partnership between GRU, the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, the camp is part of a larger university initiative meant to introduce high school students to the cybersecurity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-25/students-learn-about-cybe
Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...two-year project funded for $162,262 by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Wang will mentor undergraduate student...and Lawanda Cummings' recent grant from the National Science Foundation for a $342,899 project proposal, awarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-16/faculty-accompli
Mom, groups seek to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

...make up less than 25 percent of the workforce in jobs related to STEM, an acronym coined by a member of the National Science Foundation in the 1990s.Mathews has teamed up with TechGirlz, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that aims to bridge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-29/mom-groups-seek-inspire-girls-pursu
World-class medical care in our back yard

...I also can envision GRU President Ricardo Azziz being able to build on his positive association with the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to help secure necessary funding to help recruit and hire nationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/world-class-medi
Newsmakers

...Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Receives National Science Foundation AwardAnne Zimmerman was accepted into the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.The Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-04-24/newsmakers
Scholarship at Georgia Regents University aims to produce science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers

...has been difficult to recruit students. The program began in 2011 through a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation and was able to award up to six scholarships per year for 18 total students.The program so far has 10 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-26/scholarship-georgia-regen
Waste not, want not: There always is room for budget cuts

...But golf? That's one of the studies that $350,000 of your tax dollars funded ? joint research by the National Science Foundation and Purdue University to determine (I am not making this up) that golfers who imagine that the hole is bigger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-09-29/waste-not-
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I JUST NEED TO shout out about the recent award to Paine College by the National Science Foundation to study barriers to science, technology, engineering and math for black women. Why just black women? We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-23/rants-raves