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At the feet of "The Alchemist"

At the feet of “The Alchemist”

Thank you so much once again, this was the teachers’ and students’ favorite field trip!!! Some of the 6th grade students from Everett’s Parlin Elementary School on a field trip to MIT this morning. Students visited the MIT museum, built robots, toured campus and heard about the importance of doing well in school to keep […]

Connect a Million Minds

Time-Warner Cable is running a poll/contest to promote awareness of STEM on their Facebook page called Connect a Million Minds. Our own Erika Ebbel Angle is one of the featured “STEM superheroes,” and if you head on over to cast a vote that could help push her to the top of the board before April […]

Help us win $25k

Attached is an appeal from our CEO, Erika Ebbel, about our $25k entry into Pepsi’s Refresh Everything grant contest. We’re under a deadline and must make it to the top 10 of our category by the end of the month to win the grant. You can visit our profile at http://pep.si/fu76yz and vote there (with […]

Speaking of Science

How Toastmasters helped me sharpen my skills and start a foundation to help others. Perhaps the most valuable lesson Toastmasters has taught me regarding scientific presentations is the importance of pacing myself. If I speak too quickly, I lose my audience in a flurry of words. If I speak too slowly, I lull my audience […]