Park City Math Institute Co-Creator becomes 1st Female to Win ‘Nobel Prize of math’

Katherine KireievSTEM Awards, STEM in Utah, STEM Partners

In another landmark moment for Women’s History Month 2019, U.S. Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck has become the first female to win the Abel Prize — which is commonly regarded as the “the Nobel Prize of Math.” Among her great achievements is her extensive outreach work, including the co-creation of PCMI, the Park City Mathematics Institute right here in Utah. PCMI is … Read More

Utah Girls in Tech Day Take the Challenge

Melanie ShepherdSTEM in Utah

Women Tech Council is excited to announce a successful effort collaborating with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and State Legislature to declare March 20 ‘Utah Girls in Tech Day.’ Participate in the Challenge

Roy 5th Grader Kayden Branch Earns STEM Excellence Award

Katherine KireievSTEM Awards, STEM in Utah, STEM Partners

Municipal Elementary School student Kayden Branch’s love of math has consistently placed him at the top of his class in the subject throughout his K-5th grade career. The 5th grader’s high math marks and remarkable robotics skills were rewarded at halftime during the March 14, 2019, Jazz home game at Vivint Arena, with Kayden joining the ranks of fellow CenturyLink … Read More

Enrollment is Open for Code.org Professional Learning!

Katherine KireievComputer Science, STEM in Utah, STEM Industry, STEM Partners

We’re excited to announce that applications for Code.org’s Professional Learning Program for CS Principles and CS Discoveries are now open. If your school plans to offer these courses in 2019-20, please encourage interested teachers to apply today! Code.org’s Professional Learning Program is an intensive, yearlong professional learning program for middle-and high school educators who are interested in teaching Code.org’s CS … Read More

Utah’s Abuzz about the 2019 CSForALL Summit!

Katherine KireievComputer Science, STEM in Utah, STEM Industry, STEM Partners, STEM Team

  This fall, the CSforALL Summit will convene the national computer science education community in Utah to move the needle toward computer science for all students in the United States. The 2019 Summit, to be held Oct. 21-23 at The University of Utah, will engage local stakeholders including schools, the out-of-school time sector, faith-based communities, industry, media and more. “We’re so excited … Read More

Edcamp Utah Valley 2019

Melanie ShepherdSTEM in Utah

At Utah Valley EdCamp you can learn with and from local teachers about issues that you care about and are interested in. Come share your ideas and learn new ideas from teachers who know and understand the context that you work in. Breakfast and lunch will be provided! Click here to learn more.