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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Models and Modeling - A framework for moving towards a more inclusive STEM

In an interdisciplinary team seeking to work across boundaries to creat new knowledge, we found we had an obstacle that proved bigger than we estimated - language and culture around what we defined as models and modeling
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

LTU educator wins university's John G. Petty Community Champion Award

A chemist by education whose career has turned to firing up young people about the career prospects in the STEAM disciplines has been honored with the third annual John G. Petty Community Champion Award from Lawrence Technological University. Sibrina N. Collins is executive director of LTU’s Marburger STEM Center, the university’s clearinghouse for K-12 outreach efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), along with architecture and design, the “A” in STEAM.
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Thursday, February 11, 2021

LTU offers summer science camp prize in competition marking National Engineers Week

Middle school and high school students are invited to solve the technological challenges of tomorrow as part of Lawrence Technological University’s celebration of National Engineers Week. The LTU E-Week Challenge asks students to submit a written essay of up to 500 words or a one-minute video on solving a scientific, engineering, or technological challenge.
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Thursday, January 21, 2021

LTU makes science sweet for students learning chemistry through cake

Students at the Southfield Public Schools’ Levey Middle School learned about the science involved in everyday living during a virtual workshop conducted by Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center—the chemical reactions that turn flour, eggs, and chemicals into delicious cake.
LTU alumna Marie Anne Torres-Lopez, producer and director of the documentary "Women Untold," left, with Sibrina Collins, executive director of the LTU Marburger STEM Center.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

'Superhero Science' is the aim of a book chapter written by Lawrence Tech administrator

Using innovative approaches to teach chemistry is the theme of a new book that includes a look at how Lawrence Technological University has used pop culture to make complex scientific ideas leap to life.
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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

LTU's Marburger STEM Center Ambassadors celebrate Halloween using chemistry in virtual workshop

On Oct. 27, LTU’s Marburger STEM Center Ambassadors delivered a workshop virtually to Chrisondra Austin’s STEM class at Glenn W. Levey Middle School, a STEM-focused school in the Southfield Public Schools. In the spirit of the season, the Ambassadors performed some well-known chemical reactions with a witchy fall twist.

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