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East Regional Winners of the 2015 STEM Voice Video Competition Announced

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI), a group of non-profits organized to advance education, entrepreneurship and STEM workforce development, announced the winners of the STEM Voice video competition in collaboration with MdBio Foundation (Rockville, MD,) EDUCATE Center of the iBIO Institute (Chicago, IL) and the Biocom Institute (San Diego CA). CSBI congratulates the East…

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Centennial High School Junior Named as Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

Felicia Wang Advances to Philadelphia to Compete Against Top Students From Across the Nation and Canada MdBio Foundation named Felicia Wang, an Ellicott City resident and junior at Centennial High School in Howard County, the winner of the 2015 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology.…

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Finalists Announced In Innovate 4 Health Challenge

Congratulations to the high school student teams from Montgomery, Howard and Prince George’s counties, plus students representing the University of Maryland and Prince George’s Community College, for being named finalists in the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge. The Innovate 4 Health Challenge is a competition in which teams, made up of high school and college students, develop solutions…

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Survey: STEM Professionals Cite Real World Experience as Career Catalyst for Students

  MdBio Foundation Urges Stronger Ties Between K-12 Schools and STEM Employers Rockville, Md. (May 4, 2015) – A new national survey of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals carried out by the MdBio Foundation, Inc. (MdBio) in collaboration with The Science Advisory Board® finds that the majority of STEM professionals credit real-world, hands-on…

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Mid Atlantic AP Biology Teacher Academy

The NABT/BSCS Biology Teacher Academy presented in partnership with HHMI Biointeractive will focus on promoting rigor in high-school biology and AP classes through meaningful classroom experiences and pedagogical strategies that engage students in scientific inquiry. The workshop is a collaborative endeavor of NABT Academy Biology Teacher-Leaders and Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) faculty. Experienced AP Teacher-Leaders…

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WSSC Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarship Program

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) offers the annual Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarships to college students majoring in engineering fields that are vital to the work of WSSC. Up to two new scholarships in the amount of $1000 each may be awarded; one to a Prince George’s County resident and one to a Montgomery County resident.…

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Industry Awards Celebration Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship for a graduating high school student in the Greater Washington-Baltimore area will be presented at the Industry Awards Celebration.  This scholarship is sponsored by JK Moving Services. The Tech Council of Maryland’s annual Industry Awards Celebration recognizes the leaders and innovators in the technology and life science communities from Maryland and the surrounding regions.…

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Maryland students targeted for mobile health competition

Maryland high school and college students can create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges such as chronic-decease management or patient-provider information exchange through a competition organized by MdBio Foundation, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), the Maryland Health Tech Coalition and leading information technology companies. In…

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Microsoft Donates $50,000 in Technology to MdBio Foundation

On Saturday, November 22, almost 1,000 people attended the grand opening of the Microsoft store at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Maryland. If you haven’t been to a Microsoft store opening, it’s a spectacle worth experiencing. The festivities included demos of the latest video games, technology exhibits, and the chance to test your Xbox skills against pitching ace, Stephen Strasberg.…

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