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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
UW names 5 profs to be key mentors for health care enterprise

From Puget Sound Business Journal: Five UW professors in health care fields were named Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows working with the university's Center for Commercialization (C4C). Among those recognized was Space Grant SURP mentor Mike Regnier, professor of bioengineering and scientific co-founder of Beat Biotherapeutics Corp.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Big boost in awards for state's STEM college scholarships

From the Seattle Times: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, a state program that helps college students who are studying in tech and science fields, will boost its maximum award amount by 32 percent. WSGC is partners with the program to provide summer research opportunities at the University of Washington

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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Out of the lab, into the marketplace: UW center helps turn big ideas into reality

From Puget Sound Business Journal: Space Grant alumnus and entrepreneur Thomas Larsen was featured in a slideshow of small companies developed by UW researchers and incubated to market through UW's Center for Commercialization.

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Friday, November 1, 2013
Students crash rockets into the ground to test sample return proposal

From UPI: University of Washington students are crashing rockets into the ground -- on purpose, they say -- to see if samples can be returned from extreme environments.

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Monday, June 24, 2013
Keeping Washington's aerospace edge through state grants

From KING 5 News: Washington state's Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation or JCATI has invested more than $1.36 million in 18 aerospace research projects at the University of Washington, Washington State University and Western Washington University.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013
How to type Cantonese in a web browser: Seattle Googlers help make it possible

From GeekWire: Space Grant alumnus Albert Wong had spent his whole life trying - and failing - to type Cantonese characters on a computer. But now, thanks to time allowed by Google's 20-percent projects, some terrific teamwork and a whole lot of effort, he's helped build an answer.

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Saturday, April 6, 2013
Fair helps mold scientists, researchers and engineers of tomorrow

From the Kitsap Sun: About 550 students from grade school to high school brought their projects to be judged at the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair.

Visit the Kitsap Sun gallery of fair photos (including those of 2013 WSGC Engineering Award winners Anjani Patel and Sarah Berumen) and read the entire piece at the link below.

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Monday, March 25, 2013
GEAR UP for GENOME festival

From the Yakima Herald: The University of Washington's GEAR UP program is teaming up with the university's GENOME Sciences education outreach group to hold the second annual Science and Engineering Festival in Yakima on Tuesday and Wednesday. Washington NASA Space Grant is among the exhibitors.

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Monday, February 25, 2013
Redmond students participate in first phase of Washington Aerospace Scholars program

From The Redmond-Reporter: Six students from Redmond have been accepted into Phase One of the 2012-13 Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program. Space Grant provides support for both Phase One and Two of WAS, a statewide program for high school juniors.

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Monday, February 4, 2013
Edward Geary hired as new director of SMATE at Western

From Western Today: Edward Geary has been hired as director for the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMATE) Program at Western Washington University. He will also serve as the Space Grant contact at Western Washington University.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Astronomy to go: UW readies new portable planetarium

From UW News: The University of Washington astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach -- and collaboration -- in Seattle and beyond. Phil Rosenfield, a 2010 Space Grant fellow, is principal investigator on the project.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
NASA chief recalls astronaut days in shuttle trainer

From The Seattle Post-Intelligencer: NASA Administrator and former astronaut Charles Bolden visited the Museum of Flight for the first time since the museum installed NASA's only full-fuselage shuttle trainer last year. Accompanied by two alumni of the Washington Aerospace Scholars program, he returned to the flight deck where he trained many, many times.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
UW: Featured math graduate

From UW Mathematics News: In 2012, Jane Hung graduated summa cum laude from the University of washington, earning two bachelor of science degrees: one in mathematics (with honors), and another in physics. Last fall, she was profiled here as her department's featured graduate.

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Saturday, September 8, 2012
Lower Valley students ready to launch at rocket festival

From the Yakima Herald-Republic: Led by the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium in Seattle, volunteers from the University of Washington, Central Washington University and Northwest Indian College guided the students through launching foot-tall hobby rockets, building rudimentary water rockets made of empty pop bottles and shooting arrows.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Rocket science coming to the Yakama Nation

From UW Today: Hundreds of middle school and high school students from the Yakama Nation will have the chance to peer into space or learn the basics of rocket flight during a daylong festival involving scientists from the University of Washington, the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium and other institutions.

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Monday, August 6, 2012
Curiosity packs the house for a perfect landing on Mars

From Geekwire: More than 600 people overflowed the auditorium at the Museum of Flight as they watched the landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars.

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Sunday, August 5, 2012
Why We're Obsessed with Mars

From Space.com: Erika Harnett, WSGC associate director and space physicist, and Josh Bandfield, Mars expert, planetary scientist and Space Grant SURP mentor, are among those quoted in a discussion of our obsession with the Red Planet.

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Thursday, July 26, 2012
NWIC rocket club takes 1st at national competition

From NWIC News: For the second year in a row, the NWIC Space Center rocket team finished first in the First Nations Rocket Launch, this time in the American Indian Society of Engineers and Scientists (AISES) challenge.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
KPMS science teacher impacts federal education policy

From key Peninsula News: Science and aerospace teacher Kareen Borders wraps up her year as a U.S. Department of Education teaching ambassador.

A longtime WSGC collaborator, she was one of more than 900 applicants who vied for one of the 11 positions as a classroom fellow.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
UW people & programs to shine at Seattle Science Festival

From UW Today: What's it like to build a solar race car, measure an ocean wave or drive a Mars rover? How do our genes determine our traits? How will astronomers find new Earthlike planets?

The answers, and more, will be revealed at Science Expo Day, a free, daylong, family-friendly celebration of science June 2 at Seattle Center.

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Friday, May 11, 2012
Ingraham High School Rocket Club to compete nationally

From the Seattle Times: With support from WSGC, students from Ingraham High School's Rocket Club will travel to Washington DC to compete in the National Finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge.

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Friday, May 11, 2012
Ingraham High School Rocket Club to compete nationally

From My Ballard: On the weekend of May 12, students from Ingraham High School's (IHS) Rocket Club will travel to Washington DC to compete in the National Finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC).


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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Ingraham Rocket Club blasts its way into national finals

From KOMO: Proving once again they are really good at launching things into the air, two teams from the Ingraham High School Rocket Club have qualified for the Team America Rocketry Challenge national finals and a shot at $60,000 in prizes and scholarships.

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Monday, April 16, 2012
Faster, higher each year: UW rockets fly again in Nevada

From UW Today: Rockets built by students of Robert Winglee, professor and chair of Earth and space sciences, pierced the Nevada sky once again in March, flying faster and higher than in any previous year.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012
In 1962, third-graders predicted pocket phones, flying cars

From the Seattle Times: For the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle, local third graders were asked to predict science and technology breakthroughs og the future. Very few of us have flying cars yet, but experts (including WSGC Associate Director Erika Harnett) say progress has been made.

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Friday, March 23, 2012
Where relativity meets reality

From The Cashmere World: To the Chelan County PUD, education at Cashmere Middle School is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic. So the agency and the North Central Educational Service District (a WSGC member) have created a new hands-on program to boost students' understanding of basic physics, including revolutions per minute, gear ratio, ballast and wheel speed.

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Monday, February 13, 2012
Bellevue students build satellites with help of astronaut

From KOMO:Saturday morning about 20 Tyee Middle School students worked with a former astronaut and the head of the Department of Earth & Space Science at the University of Washington to build four balloon satellites that will be launched in the spring.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012
NWIC Space Center joins NASA competition

From Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education: Northwest Indian College Space Center students will go toe-to-toe with students in colleges and universities across the nation in NASA's University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) competition.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
At Northwest Indian College, It's Rocket Science, as Students Apply Learning to Competing

From Indian Country Today: The cliched exhortation to "reach for the stars!" has taken on new, practical meaning as students at Northwest Indian College (NWIC), located within the Lummi Nation, in Bellingham, prepare to compete this year in NASA's University Student Launch Initiative.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
NWIC Space Center joins 2012 NASA competition

From NWIC News: Northwest Indian College (NWIC) Space Center students will go toe to toe with students in colleges and universities across the nation in NASA's University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) competition.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Torii Recognized for Innovative Plant Science

From UW's Arts & Sciences Perspectives: Keiko Torii, UW professor of biology and longtime Space Grant SURP mentor, was selected one of the "nation's most innovative plant scientists" and will share $75 million for fundamental plant science research from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Don't Let Inexperience Stop You From Flying

From NASA Education: Gary Brandt, faculty mentor for Northwest Indian College's WSGC-supported rocket team, would tell you one thing if he could: Don't let your inexperience keep you from trying something new, no matter how intimidating it may look.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Point Roberts kids' workshops combine math, science with art

From The Bellingham Herald: A Point Roberts couple is bringing a new approach to teaching science and math to students in northwest Washington, thanks to a mini-grant from NASA.

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Monday, August 1, 2011
TCC's Zero-Gravity Student Returns to Earth

From The Suburban Times: After testing his team's self-designed and constructed experiment on-board a gravity-defying aircraft, a student from Tacoma Community College is busy evaluating his data after experiencing weightlessness at NASA Johnson Space Center's Ellington Field in Houston.

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Friday, July 29, 2011
From robots to rockets: Get yourself digivated!

From the All Point Bulletin: DIGIVATIONS Institute in Point Roberts was one of only four organizations in Washington to receive one of the NASA Summer of Innovation mini-grants.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Microgravity team conducts experiments on NASA's 'vomit comet'

From UW Today: Participants in NASA's Microgravity University spent the last week of their UW undergraduate careers lurching, tumbling and floating through an unforgettable final lab project as they carried out the experiment they designed for testing in a reduced-gravity environment.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Deaf TCC Student's Aerospace Engineering Career Blasting Off With Microgravity Experiment At NASA

From University Place Patch: Eric Shear didn't let his physical disability limit his dreams. The Tacoma Community College student is leading a team of engineers on a microgravity experiment at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011
Grad Students Join Undergrads for Top A&S Honor

From UW's Arts & Sciences Perspectives: "Brilliant." "A natural." "Extraordinary." Such superlatives are par for the course when faculty describe Will Johnson, a double major in mathematics and computer science. Johnson, an alumnus of Space Grant's Summer Undergraduate Research Program, was named the 2011 Dean's Medalist in natural sciences.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Robot Protection

From NASA Education: As a participant in NASA's Undergraduate Student Research Project, Ashley Allman helped develop a program that would keep NASA's humanlike robot and astronauts on the space station safe from hazardous commands.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011
KP students welcome astronaut at NASA kickoff event

From The Peninsula Gateway: Key Peninsula Middle School kicked off another year of affiliation with NASA last month, and the star of the event was astronaut Nicholas Patrick. Key Peninsula was one of only four organizations statewide to receive a NASA Summer of Innovation mini-grants.

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Monday, May 23, 2011
Nicolaus Hoifeldt Studies the Stats of Climate Change

From Washington State Magazine: NASA intern Nicholaus Hoifeldt discusses his experiences last spring working with Gao Chen of NASA's Langley Research Center. Nicholaus, a WSU mechanical engineering major, received WSGC funding to continue his internship through the summer.

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Friday, May 20, 2011
UW undergrads show their research shouldn't be overlooked

From The Seattle Times: During the University of Washington's Undergraduate Symposium, nearly a thousand UW undergraduate students shared the kind of cutting-edge research and novel thinking they've done during their college years. Featured students included SG scholar Pranoti Hiremath and former SG student assistant Molly Gasperini.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Community College Students Can Get Scholarships, Too

From US News & World Report: More and more students are choosing community colleges for their postsecondary education option - and who can blame them? Community colleges offer opportunities to earn professional certificates, skills, and degrees at reasonable cost. They can also be a great bargain for students who ultimately want to transfer their credits to earn a four-year degree.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011
WSGC alumna named National Geographic Emerging Explorer

From National Geographic: WSGC alumna Kakani Katija was named one of 14 Emerging Explorers. The Emerging Explorers Program recognizes and supports uniquely inspiring young scientists and other professionals who are already making a difference early in their careers.

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Monday, May 16, 2011
Beavers in space: Shuttle carries BHS experiment on final mission

From KOMO: Hundreds of thousands of onlookers watched as the Shuttle Endeavour left Earth's atmosphere early this morning, heading into space with its cargo of five American astronauts, an Italian astronaut and a $2 billion magnetic instrument used to discover dark energy and antimatter.

Also on board, a Ballard High School science project. Read the entire piece at the link below.

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Monday, May 16, 2011
Space shuttle blasts off with Ballard High School experiment

From KPLU: The Space Shuttle Endeavor is headed to the International Space Station after a successful launch. On board is an experiment conducted by students in Seattle.

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Monday, May 16, 2011
Ballard High students' experiment on board Endeavour

From KING 5: Space Shuttle Endeavour is headed for the International Space Station to install a $2 billion physics experiment. But also on board are some student experiments from 16 schools around the nation, including one from Seattle's Ballard High School.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Setting Her Sights Sky High

From The New City Collegian: Jessica Coleman is an idealist; she dreams big, and she concocts big plans, but I guess one whom NASA invites to study at their Jet Propulsion Laboratory would have to be a visionary.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Ballard Space Shuttle

From Evening Magazine KING-5: See how local Ballard students are reaching for the stars.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Another Seattle Central student earns NASA scholarship

From KOMO: There must be something in the water at Seattle Central Community College, because for the second time in a matter of months, a central student has been awarded a prestigious NASA scholarship. The most recent recipient is Jessica Coleman, who on Wednesday will leave for a three-day trip to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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Friday, April 1, 2011
'Cutting edge' science on display at Bremerton High School

From Kitsap Sun: This year nearly 500 K-12 students participated the Washington State Science & Engineering Fair. Scholarships and awards (including two WSGC book awards) were presented to top students.

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Thursday, March 31, 2011
Four UW undergrads awarded Goldwater scholarships

From UW Today: Four UW undergraduates (including Space Grant scholar Jane Hung) have won Goldwater Scholarships, designed to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.

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Monday, March 14, 2011
Partnering for Science

From UW Perspectives: SG fellow Caroline Pew and five other UW doctoral students are pairing with science teachers for a year or more to bring the energy and expertise of practicing scientists to high school classrooms in Western Washington.

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Friday, March 11, 2011
NW Indian College competes in NASA rocket contest

From KING 5: What started as experiments with soda bottles has grown into a big competition -- and an even bigger rocket -- for students at Northwest Indian College on the Lummi Indian Reservation. The WSGC-sponsored team is competing in NASA's University Student Launch Initiative next month.

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Friday, February 25, 2011
WSU Space Grant Fellow

WSU Mathematics PhD candidate, Giang B. Trinh, has received a Washington NASA Space Grant Fellowship for the spring semester of 2011.

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Friday, February 25, 2011
Learn about research in some of the most challenging places on Earth

From UW Today: A hundred scientists and engineers have developed displays and volunteered to be on hand during this year's Polar Science Weekend sponsored by the University of Washington's Applied Physics Laboratory and Pacific Science Center.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011
Ballard High School students to send bacteria into space

From KING 5 News: A WSGC-supported team of astronomy and biotech students are the only team in Washington selected to send a space experiment into space on Space Shuttle Endeavor this spring.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
SG fellow spotlighted

The UW College of the Environment newsletter's student spotlight featured SG fellow Nicholas "Nick" Castle and his passion for research that helps us understand the Earth's origins and what the early solar system was like.

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Monday, January 31, 2011
Ballard High science experiment will be sent into space

From The Seattle Times: When Paul Menendez heard his classmates were working on a science experiment that would be sent into space, he joined the team just to have something to do.

"I didn't think I'd like it as much as I did," said Menendez, a senior at Ballard High School. "But once I got into it, it was pretty interesting. How could we make something that could thrive in space?"

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
SG fellows create communication course for scientists

Space Grant fellows Eric Hilton and Phil Rosenfield have developed a new UW seminar to help scientists connect better with the general public.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
SG scholar named UW president's medalist

SG scholar Krysta Yousoufian, a computer science major in a combined bachelor's and master's program, was named the outstanding student in the junior class at the University of Washington, based on her academic record for the 2009-2010 academic year.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011
SG alumna receives Department of Energy Graduate Fellowship

Genia Vogman, who last year received a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (along with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering with minors in Applied Math and Russian), has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Graduate Fellowship.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
KPMS teacher receives national recognition

From The Peninsula Gateway: Key Peninsula Middle School teacher Kareen Borders, a longtime WSGC collaborator, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Technology.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Local student heading to NASA | Capitol Hill News

From KOMO: At one time or another, most everyone has looked skyward on a clear night and wondered what it would be like to be in outer space. That moment was just the beginning for one Seattle Central student.

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Thursday, December 16, 2010
No more delays in Washington state's math and science requirements

In a guest column to the Seattle Times, George Nelson — former astronaut, astronomy & physics professor, and WSGC contact at Western Washington University — writes on why the state should make helping kids achieve the current standards a top priority.

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Sunday, December 12, 2010
Snow Scientist Awarded International Honor for Outstanding Contributions

From Boise State Update: Communities across the world are deeply affected by the "cryosphere" — any part of Earth's surface where water takes the form of snow and ice. SG alumnus and Boise State University professor Hans-Peter Marshall is on the leading edge of efforts to better understand and estimate the spatial distribution of water stored as snow, which is a critical natural resource.

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Friday, December 3, 2010
Ballard High School students to place an experiment aboard U.S. Space Shuttle

From the Ballard News Tribune: A Ballard High School student experiment was selected to be part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) and will fly for 14 days aboard Shuttle Endeavour on one of its final two flights.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Ballard High School students sending experiment into space

From KOMO: When NASA launches one of the final missions of the U.S. Space Shuttle this February, a small piece of Ballard will be blasting off with it.

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Monday, November 15, 2010
Man Builds Robotic Exo-Skeleton for People Who Are Paralyzed

From Q13 Fox News: A failed parachute left Space Grant student researcher Monty Reed unable to walk, but with a new mission in life. His LIFESUIT is designed to allow paralyzed and disabled people to walk again.

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Wednesday, September 1, 2010
From rockets to roads

From UW Columns: "Dean Chahim always dreamed of building rockets. And when he was accepted into the UW College of Engineering, he felt he'd taken one giant leap toward making that dream a reality."

The article describes WSGC scholar Dean Chahim's experiences with Engineers Without Borders.

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Friday, July 9, 2010
Science program excites local kids at library

Science on Wheels came to the Wenatchee Public Library to show local kids how cool science can be.

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Sunday, June 6, 2010
Seattle women among 75 students at NASA program in Houston

From Q13 Fox News: "In a field predominantly made up of men, Ashley Allman and Nichole Porter are making a big name for themselves. The Seattle Central Community College and Edmonds Community College students were chosen out of hundreds of students nationwide to take part in a three day program at NASA headquarters in Houston."

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Monday, March 1, 2010
Astro-Dawgs Team Up with Washington MESA

From the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity E-News: The Astro-Dawgs Microgravity Research team will work with Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) this spring as volunteers to help engage K-12 students in engineering and science education, as well as spread awareness of NASA educational opportunities.

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Thursday, February 4, 2010
UW undergraduate research: Everything from bioengineering to dance

From UW University Week: Alyssa Sheih has been involved with undergraduate research since the day that she started at UW. As an incoming freshman, she was a NASA Space Grant recipient. With that scholarship came the opportunity for hands-on research.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Student Receives Scholarship from NASA's Finest

From A&S Perspectives: UW senior Andrew Ishizuka never imagined he'd get the chance to meet a NASA astronaut. All that changed in October when not one, but two astronauts came to the UW to present him with the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation scholarship award.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009
GRCC Student Receives NASA Space Grant CC Transfer Scholarship

From GRCC Campus News: For the fifth year in a row, a Green River Community College student is the recipient of a Washington NASA Space Grant Community College Transfer Scholarship.

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Monday, May 18, 2009
NASA grant money devoted to student scholar research

From The Western Front: Western Washington University's Scholars Week is an annual showcase of student work and this year will display some of the research of 13 students whose work was supported by funds from Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Pipeline Alumna Shakes Up Earthquake Awareness in Tajikistan

From UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs E-news: Solmaz Mohadjer, a 2004 UW alumna and former SURP participant, combines her experiences in education and geology to help increase earthquake awareness in Tajikistan.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009
Indian college to grant first four-year degrees

From the Seattle Times: Northwest Indian College will grant its first four-year bachelor's degrees this spring, a milestone in the college's evolution into a four-year institution after more than 25 years as a two-year school. SG scholar Jessica Urbanec will be among the program's first graduates.

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