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STEM

NBC5’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education and Careers

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 05:03 PM CST

Flight Simulator Feeds Students' Passion for Planes

Flight Simulator Feeds Students' Passion for Planes

Aviation is becoming a fast-growing field of study at Irving High School. The STEM Academy even has a brand new FAA certified flight simulator for students.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 04:45 PM CST

The NBCUniversal Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Innovative Non-profit Programs

The NBCUniversal Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Innovative Non-profit Programs

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39, in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation, today announced $100,000 in grants to three local non-profit organizations.

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 09:35 AM CST

Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Tour

The Frontiers of Flight Museum presents the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour honoring our WWII Veterans March 19 - 23.

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 09:22 AM CST

Perry, Cognizant to Announce STEM Donation

Perry, Cognizant to Announce STEM Donation

Gov. Rick Perry and information technology company Cognizant are announcing a multi-year grant to support STEM education at Texas A&M University.

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 07:23 PM CST

University, County Partner for Drug Enforcement Lab

University, County Partner for Drug Enforcement Lab

The University of North Texas and Denton County have agreed to create the county's first forensic drug-analysis lab.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 06:14 PM CST

Plano's New STEAM Academy Changing The Way Students Learn

Plano's New STEAM Academy Changing The Way Students Learn

Plano's new Academy High School focuses on project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 06:10 PM CDT

Teacher Turns to Twitter to Find Pen Pals

Teacher Turns to Twitter to Find Pen Pals

A third grade teacher at Lee Britain Elementary School found enough pen pals for her students by sending out a simple tweet. Irving ISD has been pushing technology in the classroom and Michele Pisciotanno used...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 03:26 PM CDT

GPHS Stem Summit Focuses on Digital Transition

GPHS Stem Summit Focuses on Digital Transition

Business and education leaders held a summit at Grand Prairie High School to determine how to successfully transform classrooms into digital learning grounds.

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 08:47 PM CDT

Bionic Legs Featured at Medical Expo in Irving

Bionic Legs Featured at Medical Expo in Irving

A bionic suit that helps a paralyzed woman walk again is among the medical technology and innovations being showcased at the Novation Medical Expo in Irving.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 12:07 PM CDT

11-Year-Old Prodigy Goes to College

11-Year-Old Prodigy Goes to College

The first weeks of college are a nerve-wracking time for nearly all students, but imagine trying to find your way around campus and meeting all your professors at age 11. Carson Huey-You is the youngest...

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