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WKU STEM program launches first ‘Mallownaut’ into space on Blue Origin New Shepard rocket

The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) has announced that for the first time in the history of space travel, a marshmallow “astronaut” named Marvin has traveled to space in an experiment designed by the National STEM Scholar Program. The National STEM Scholar Program empowers science teachers to motivate students at the tipping point of life-long science interest – middle school. The experiment...

Louisville middle school teacher among eight chosen for National Stem Scholar program at WKU

Ten middle school science teachers from eight states have been selected to participate in the prestigious National STEM Scholar Program, a unique professional development program that provides advanced training for the middle school teachers of aspiring scientists nationwide. Created in partnership between the National Stem Cell Foundation and The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western...