Strong mentors can have a lifelong impact and one industrial engineering student knows that well. Dagney Paskach grew up in Ames and has been surrounded by STEM influences for as long as she remembers. Her father, Thomas Paskach, graduated with his Ph.D. and B.S in chemical engineering from Iowa State University and currently serves as …Continue reading “IE student strives to get kids interested in STEM”
Hundreds of Iowa school students will show off their out-of-this-world research and robotics skills during the annual Iowa FIRST LEGO League State Championships Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20.
Each year, the Technology Association of Iowa celebrates and recognizes women who are innovators and leaders in science, technology, engineering and math. Camille Sloan Schroeder, who oversees the College of Engineering’s community outreach programs, was among the finalists for the Women of Innovation Award in the Diversity Champion category.
FIRST Lego League (FLL) team Tek-Konnekt from Muscatine, Iowa, recently competed in the 2015 FLL World Class Open Championship held at LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California, in mid-May. The team was chosen to represent Iowa after its outstanding performance at the state championship that takes place annually at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering. FIRST is …Continue reading “Iowa FLL Tek-Konnekt team competes at international invitational”
Iowa middle school students worked together on January 17 for the FIRST LEGO League competition. Originally posted in the Iowa State Daily. Written by Dakota Carpenter.
A small contingency of the Flying Monkeys, a group of Girl Scouts and FIRST LEGO League Team from Ames, Iowa, who developed a prosthetic hand device to help a three-year-old toddler without fingers write, are in Washington DC to represent the team at the White House Science Fair. The fair is being held on Tuesday, …Continue reading “Flying Monkeys at White House Science Fair”