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STEM Professionals Mentor Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Students at Tulane Workshop

Students from Johnson Gretna Park Elementary participated in the inaugural event of a Tulane University program aimed at introducing young people to careers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Tulane University’s BATS (Boys at Tulane) Program provides fifth through seventh grade boys with the opportunity to meet and work with both male […]

National Youth Science Camp Accepting Applications until March 1

Two students from the state of Louisiana will join their high-achieving peers from around the world in an immersion of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Applications are now being accepted for the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). This honors program accepts two students from each state, as well as students from other select countries. The chosen few […]

National Organization Looks to Develop Young Women into Leaders of Science and Engineering

Could the next revolutionary medical mind be sitting in a Jefferson Parish Public Schools classroom right now? The Perry Initiative operates hands-on outreach programs across the country for young women in high school, college, and medical school. Its goal is to the train the next leaders in orthopedic surgery and engineering. This national organization is accepting applications […]