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TechDivas and DigiDudes Technology Summer Camps

Flyer for UA Eller College of Management 2015 Tech Summer Camps, TechDivas DigiDudes

Four weeks of summer camps, with a different tech focus each week! Camp 1   June 1–June 5  DigiTech Marketing Agency (digital marketing) Camp 2  June 8–June 12  HelloWorld! Software Co. (software development) Camp 3  June 15–June 19  Cyber Art Co. (2D and 3D graphics) Camp 4  June 22–June 26  Not A Robot Inc. (21st Century … Continue reading TechDivas and DigiDudes Technology Summer Camps

Bringing the Stars into Your Living Room

Blue portable planetarium inflating in living room

I got a sneak preview of Portable Planetarium Presentations‘ upcoming new show Aliens! in a friend’s living room. Yes, that’s right, the company has designed an even more portable planetarium that can fit in a living room. I sat inside the planetarium with about 20 children and adults to discover the connections between pop culture and … Continue reading Bringing the Stars into Your Living Room

Talking STEM with the Mayor

This afternoon, I had the privilege of joining DaNel Hogan, director of The STEMAZing Project, for her meeting with Tucson’s Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. DaNel presented him with a quick outline of this summer’s STEMAZing Institute, three days of superlative professional development for Southern Arizona’s K–12 teachers. Teachers will choose from seven strands: Dark Skies: From Light … Continue reading Talking STEM with the Mayor

Come for the sludge, stay for the STEM (and STEAM)

I was lucky enough to tag along on a trip to the Pima County Tres Rios Wastewater Reclamation Facility with Sonoran Desert Homeschoolers. The facility is on the SW corner of Ina Road and I-10, just north of the sports park. First, everyone should know that there was almost no smell at all. None. I did … Continue reading Come for the sludge, stay for the STEM (and STEAM)

2015 SARSEF Cox Future Innovators Night

I had the pleasure of attending SARSEF‘s 2015 Cox Future Innovators Night on March 11 at the Tucson Convention Center. What a blast! More than 75,000 STEM research projects were entered in Southern Arizona science fairs this school year, and 1,903 of them were selected to compete at SARSEF. The TCC exhibition hall was lined with … Continue reading 2015 SARSEF Cox Future Innovators Night