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This section highlights media coverage for GK-12 people and events. Please submit newspaper articles, press releases, and other media notices with photos (if available) to bcalinge@aaas.org.



University of Arizona
Biodiversity from Molecules to Ecosystems (BioME)
February 26, 2010

Arizona Public Media online article and video


Cal State LA
IMPACT LA Nudges Children Toward STEM

Cal State LA online article


University of Oregon
The Science of Fun: University of Oregon Program Brings Grad Students Out East
October 30, 2009

East Oregonian.com article
East Oregonian article [PDF]


Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)
VIMS Begins Long-Term Partnership with Local Schools
September 10, 2009

Link: VIMS article


Colorado State University
Education in Cutting-Edge Research Expands from the University to K-12 Classrooms
July 2009

AlumLine (Colorado State University) online article
Colorado Higher Ed News online article
Denver Business Journal online article
Northern Colorado Business Report online article


University of Colorado
Second Year of Transforming Middle School Math, Science Ed Kicks Off
July 2, 2009

Link: UC-Denver News Article [PDF]


Washington State University, Vancouver
Helping Hands: A Boost for Science
June12 , 2009

Columbian.com News Article
The Columbian article (newspaper clipping) [PDF]


University of Arizona
University of Arizona's Program Working to Improve Math Instruction, Learning
June 2, 2009

UA News article [PDF]


Berkeley GK-12
Fellow wins ACS competition and receives 400,000 YouTube hits for nanotechnology video/song
May 11, 2009

NSF article


GK-12 Program Spurs Graduate Student Communication Skills
April 29, 2009

AAAS News release


Brooklyn College
NSF and Brooklyn College's K-12 City-as-Lab Project Creates Street Tree Study
Happy Arbor Day from NYC!

April 24, 2009

My Wonderful World article [Blog article]


ESF's 'Global Environment' Course Gives High Schoolers a Taste of College
March 24, 2009

Post-Standard article [PDF]


Chittenango's Global Environment class Spends Weekend in 1979
March 3, 2009

Post-Standard article [PDF]


University of Oregon
Science Grant in Full Swing in Classrooms
February 17, 2009

Umatilla-Morrow Education Service District article
Umatilla-Morrow Education Service District article [PDF]


University of Colorado Denver, Transforming Experiences Program
Attacking the Science, Math Middle School Problem
February 4, 2009

9NEWS.com article and video
9NEWS.com article [PDF]


California State University Los Angeles (Cal State LA)
IMPACT LA Puts Tech Trio in Local Schools as NSF Fellows
February 2009

Cal State LA Spotlight article
Impact LA website


Coastal Carolina University
University Graduate Students Partner with Area High Schools
November 18, 2008

Coastal Carolina Online article
Coastal Carolina Online article [PDF]


University of Arizona
Hands-On Science: Tucson High Students Learn Biotech Skills, Work in UA Laboratories
November 3, 2008

Arizona Daily Star article [PDF]


University of Colorado, Denver
STEMapalooza Makes Exciting New Connections
October 27, 2008

Network article
Network article [PDF]
Stemapalooza site


Florida Atlantic University
Project ChemBOND Gives School Access to FAU Research
October 2008

The Galleon article Project ChemBOND Gives School Access to FAU Research
The Galleon article [PDF, excerpted pages 1 and 3 from article]


Florida Atlantic University
Bringing Science to "Life" in the Classroom
July 28, 2008

NewsWise.com article
NewsWise.com article [PDF]


University of Oregon
UO Grad Students Teaching in Eastern Oregon
July 28, 2008

Radio KLCC article: UO Grad Students Teaching in Eastern Oregon
East Oregonian article: Register to view online OR purchase article


Montana State University
MSU Researcher and Fifth Graders to Present at Snow Science Conference
July 28, 2008

Montana State University article


University of Oregon
Fifth-Grade Veneta Students Win National Technology Competition
(University of Oregon Students Observe Presentations of Award-Winning 5th Grade Scientists)
May 22, 2008

DailyEmerald.com article
DailyEmerald.com article [PDF]


University of Oregon
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Takes Contest Kids to Sea
May 19, 2008

The World article
The World article [PDF print version]


University of Idaho
Lena Whitmore Students Abuzz Over Bees
May 3, 2008

Moscow-Pullman Daily News article [PDF]


George Mason University
Batteries, Bulbs and — Band? Mason Graduate Teaching Fellows Take Their Research to K-12 Classrooms
February 25, 2008

The Mason Gazette article
The Mason Gazette article [PDF]


University of Nebraska
NASCAR's Screech and Slam? It's All Aerodynamics
February 12, 2008

The New York Times article
The New York Times article [PDF]

  University of Cincinnati, Project STEP
Scientist Has Success Formula for Kids
February 11, 2008

PennLive.com article
PennLive article [PDF]

  University of Texas at El Paso
UTEP and EPISD Work Together Through a GK-12 Fellowship
January 18, 2008

MAES Magazine article
Society of Physics Students article [PDF]

  Northeastern University
Boston Students Find Hands-On Learning at Marine Science Center
January 2008

The Northeastern Voice article
The Northeastern Voice article and photos [PDF]

  University of Arkansas
Capturing Joy: "K-12, I Do Science"
December 2007

Research Frontiers article
Research Frontiers article [PDF]
GK-12 Hands-On Learning [Video from Research Frontiers online]


Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Project ChemBOND (Building Opportunities for Networking and Discussion)
NSF Grant Funds Project ChemBOND: The Next Generation
July-September, 2007

FAU Press Release (July 9, 2007)
FAU Press Release (July/August 2007)
News12now.com [Video from WPEC News 12]

  Texas A&M Health Science Center
GK-12 Educator Competes for 2008 Texas Teacher of the Year
August 26, 2007

The Eagle article [PDF]

  University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
GK-12 School Team Selected to Present Research
at 2008 NASA GLOBE Conference

August 2007

The GLOBE Program [PDF]

  Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
A Vision for Engaging Blind Students
Summer 2007

Johns Hopkins Engineering article [PDF]

  University of Arizona
BioME Brings Science to Tucson Schools
July 5, 2007

Tucson Citizen article [PDF]

  Purdue University
Junior High Girls Go High Tech
May 29, 2007

Journal and Courier article [PDF]

  Kent State
Weird Science Draws Interest for Field Day
April 26, 2007

The Review article [PDF]

  Kent State
Students Travel to Iceland
April 23, 2007

Stater Online article [PDF]

  Kent State
Middle, High School Students to Look at Polar Life, Human Impact on Climate at Science Center
April 16, 2007

Stater Online article [PDF]

  University of Oregon
Science Outreach Gets Kids Involved in Hands-On Experiments
April 12, 2007

Outlook & Review article [PDF]

  University of Missouri-Columbia InSITE Program
Legos Robotics Camp
March 28, 2007

Columbiatribune.com article
Columbiatribune.com article [PDF]
Photos from Columbia Missourian article [PDF]

  NSF GK-12 Annual Meeting
Scientists, Engineers Urge Universities and K-12 Schools to Strengthen Collaboration

March 26, 2007

AAAS News release

  Texas A&M University
Nobel Winner Visits Lamar
March 20, 2007

Bryan ISD news item [PDF]

  University of Idaho
Grant Gives St. Mary's Students Chance to Study Science
March 16, 2007

Idaho Catholic Register article [PDF]

University of Idaho
Students Get Up-Close Look at Science
March 5, 2007

Lewiston Tribune article [PDF]

University of Oregon
UO Science Outreach Program Helps Topics Come to Life for Kids
February 28, 2007

KVAL.com article and video
KVAL.com article [PDF]

University of Oregon
UO Gives Area Schools the Gift of Science
February 22, 2007

Oregon Daily Emerald article
Oregon Daily Emerald article
Letter to Editor, from Susan Castillo, Superintendent of Public Instruction

University of Idaho
Dancing Robots Designed by Elementary Students
December 23, 2006

Moscow Pullman Daily News article [PDF]

University of Utah
Elementary Kids Help Threatened Fish
November 13, 2006

University of Utah Press Release
KSL Channel 5 article

University of South Florida
USF Summer Camp Gears Kids Up for Science and Engineering
September 2006

TampaBays10.com article
TampaBays10.com article [PDF]

City University of New York (CUNY)
Advancing High School Chemistry
September-October, 2006

Article from inChemistry—the Magazine for American Chemical Society Affiliates [PDF]

Kent State University
Earth to America: Science Fellows Bring Learning Full Circle
Summer 2006

Kent State Magazine

University of Southern Florida
Science Students Reach for the STARS
June 2006

WUSF Public Broadcasting article
WUSF Public Broadcasting article [PDF]

Idaho State University
Making Learning Fun: All-Girl Team Takes First in Lego Contest
December 2005

Idaho State Journal article [PDF]

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