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ASU STEM initiative named ‘Best Emerging Partnership’

June 5th, 2009 — 3:01am

A National Science Foundation sponsored project driven by Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education has won the 2009 Arizona Business and Education Coalition (ABEC) “Best Practices” in Business-Education Award for the Best Emerging Partnership.

Learning through Engineering Design and Practice: STEM Education for an Equitable Future, a research and community collaborative, directed by Tirupalavanam Ganesh, assistant dean for information systems with the Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education, was recognized for its Powering our Future: Renewable Energy Summer Internship program.  The internship is an integral part of the three-year, grant-funded program designed to foster in middle school youth an awareness of and an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers. Continue reading »

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