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    Midshipmen participate in Rubik's Cube Competition

    Midshipmen from the Naval Academy’s Rubik's Cube Club participated in a World Cubing Association Rubik's Cube Solving Event at River Hill High School in Clarksville, MD.

    Posted on: Sep 06, 2014 by CDR Brad Baker Read more
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    Visiting professor welds new partnerships

    Commander Brad Baker, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the United States Naval Academy, recently completed a six-week stint at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as part of the Visiting Scientist Program.

    Posted on: Aug 07, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    SET Sail: STEM Educator Training

    Each summer, the USNA STEM Office offers STEM Educator Training, SET-Sail, a week-long summer workshop for middle school and high school teachers. The workshop allows teachers the opportunity to discover, explore, and test ideas and, most importantly, learn how science and technology impact real-world research and challenges.

    Posted on: Jul 26, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Girls Tech Camp

    Engineering is all about creating, building, and making things better. It is working in teams to solve problems facing our world today. Middle school girls had the opportunity to experience life as an engineer at the week-long Girls Technology Camp held at the Naval Academy in June.

    Posted on: Jul 25, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Summer STEM Program

    Launching rockets. Hacking computer passwords. Engineering aquatic habitats. Dissecting a sheep heart. Synthesizing soap. These are just a few of the engaging activities that students participated in during the Summer STEM Program at the Naval Academy.

    Posted on: Jul 24, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    STEM Outreach in Louisville, KY

    Midshipmen Zachary Dannelly, Max Goldwasser and Rylan Tuohy spent six days doing STEM outreach in Louisville, KY, working with more than 300 sixth- and seventh-graders at three different schools.

    Posted on: Jul 22, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Naval Academy Mids Mentor Middle School Girls

    Two midshipmen had a unique opportunity to apply the leadership skills they’ve been taught as part of the U.S. Naval Academy curriculum while giving back to a community in need.

    Posted on: Jul 22, 2014 by Jessica Clark Read more
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    USNA SWIFT

    The mission of the US Naval Academy Oceanography Department's Severe Weather In-Field Training (SWIFT) is to engage midshipmen in forecasting, observing, and verifying severe convective storms. The SWIFT team visited Stevens High School in Rapid City, South Dakota on 15 May 2014 for STEM outreach and to talk about USNA and majoring in STEM fields.

    Posted on: May 15, 2014 by USNA SWIFT Read more
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    Ocean Exploration

    CAPT Emil Petruncio, PhD, USN, Special Assistant to the Director of Research and Scholarship at USNA, visited the Paul Cuffee School in Providence, RI on May 9, 2014. He presented a talk on Naval Oceanography, Seafloor Mapping, and Ocean Exploration to the 5th grade class.

    Posted on: May 09, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    SeaPerch Showcase

    The Maryland Regional SeaPerch Showcase was held at the Naval Academy on May 2, 2014.

    Posted on: May 07, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Medical & Dental Showcase

    On 28 April 2014, NHC Annapolis hosted a Medical and Dental Showcase for fifth graders from Annapolis Elementary School.

    Posted on: Apr 29, 2014 by HM1 Dwayne Lopez Read more
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    USA Science & Engineering Festival

    USNA STEM hosted a booth at the 3rd annual USA Science & Engineering Festival held in Washington, DC from April 25-27, 2014.

    Posted on: Apr 29, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    SeaPerch Challenge

    The Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge was held at the Naval Academy on April 5, 2014.

    Posted on: Apr 10, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    USNA at Perot Museum of Nature and Science

    USNA faculty and STEM mids presented a STEM Day for high school students at Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, TX on March 27, 2014.

    Posted on: Apr 01, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Mini-STEM

    High school students from 3 schools in the Baltimore and Washington, DC area participated in a mini-STEM event at USNA on March 21, 2014.

    Posted on: Mar 31, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    San Diego Science and Engineering Festival

    STEM faculty and midshipmen hosted a booth at the 2014 San Diego Science and Engineering Festival.

    Posted on: Mar 24, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    STEM outreach in Illinois and Michigan

    Faculty and midshipmen engaged in STEM outreach in Illinois and Michigan, during Spring Break in March 2014.

    Posted on: Mar 11, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    STEM Outreach in Kentucky

    Midshipmen engaged in STEM outreach at Muhlenberg High School in Kentucky, during Spring Break in March 2014.

    Posted on: Mar 11, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    USNA Polar Science Program

    Midshipmen from the USNA Polar Science Program engaged in STEM outreach at Barrow High School during a Spring Break science expedition in Barrow, Alaska.

    Posted on: Mar 11, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Girls-Only STEM Day

    250 Middle School girls attended a Girls-Only STEM Day at the Naval Academy on March 1, 2014.

    Posted on: Mar 03, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    NSBE Mids Volunteer at Maryland FIRST LEGO League Championship

    On Saturday, March 1, 2014, midshipmen members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) volunteered as judges at the Maryland FIRST LEGO League Championship.

    Posted on: Mar 01, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    USNA at Liberty Science Center

    USNA faculty and STEM mids presented a STEM Day for middle school students at Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, on February 28, 2014.

    Posted on: Feb 28, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Mini-STEM

    High school students from Memphis participated in a mini-STEM event at USNA on Feb 21, 2014.

    Posted on: Feb 24, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    STEM at Magothy River Middle School

    Naval Academy professor Angela Moran is one of 150 leaders in the Science Technology Engineering and Math field who visit schools to get students excited about science in preparation for the USA Science and Engineering Festival in D.C. The festival runs April 26-27. Thursday, February 20, she visited Magothy River Middle School to teach students about engineering.

    Posted on: Feb 23, 2014 by Capital Gazette Read more
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    SeaPerch/NOAA Teacher Training Workshop

    The USNA STEM Office and NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research presented a SeaPerch/NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop for Educators of Grades 5-12, held at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium in Cleveland, OH on February 14-15, 2014.

    Posted on: Feb 20, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    SET Sail Teacher Training Spring Workshop

    The USNA STEM Office hosted the Spring SET Sail STEM Educator Training Workshop on Saturday, February 1, 2014.

    Posted on: Feb 05, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    NSBE Mids Volunteer at FIRST LEGO League Regional Competitions

    On Saturday, January 25, 2014, midshipmen members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) spent the day in Baltimore City volunteering at FIRST LEGO League (FLL) regional competitions.

    Posted on: Jan 30, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    Merit Badge Jamboree

    The USNA National Eagle Scouts Association and the STEM Office hosted a Merit Badge Jamboree for over 500 boy scouts and 150 scout leaders on January 18, 2014.

    Posted on: Jan 22, 2014 by Angela Moran Read more
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    Robotics Tournament

    USNA hosted the FIRST robotics regional competition on January 11-12, 2014.

    Posted on: Jan 15, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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    NSBE Mids Bring STEM Activities to Kids at DC Public Library

    On Saturday, November 23, 2013, midshipmen members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) engaged children in STEM activities at William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC.

    Posted on: Jan 10, 2014 by Sarah Durkin Read more
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