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Saginaw Valley State University will introduce 82 4th graders to computer science concepts during an Hour of Code program on Friday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
A new degree program at Saginaw Valley State University will prepare students for the growing field of computer engineering. The SVSU Board of Control Friday approved adding a new Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree during its regular meeting Friday, May 6.
Saginaw Valley State University will welcome 160 high school robotics teams from across the state for the FIRST in Michigan state championships.
Saginaw Valley State University will explore the fun side of STEM with a group of area Girl Scouts during a daylong event Saturday, Feb. 26.
Twenty K-12 teachers in six Michigan counties will see a boost to their STEM education budgets thanks to the STEM Center at Saginaw Valley State University and the MiSTEM Network – East Central Michigan Region.
An SVSU geography professor is conducting a study on the effectiveness of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s treatment of invasive species at the Frankenlust Township Nature Park in Bay City with support of a grant from the Environmental Endowment Fund of the Bay Area Community Foundation.
Saginaw Valley State University’s Tami Sivy, professor of chemistry, has received the Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year award from the Michigan Association of State Universities.
Empowered by grant funding, two Saginaw Valley State University educators will pursue research projects aimed at advancing technology that impacts both the teaching and transportation industries.
To honor the hard work, dedication and contributions made to STEM education, Saginaw Valley State University and MiSTEM East Central Michigan Region recognized 10 K-12 educators and staff with an award that will benefit their students’ education.
A research team at Saginaw Valley State University secured an approximately $300,000 grant to continue its work searching for traces of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater samples collected from sites in Arenac, Bay, Gladwin and Saginaw counties. That testing – which includes sampling on the SVSU campus – could help alert health officials about potential outbreaks days before individuals display symptoms. The research also detects the virus in waste of people without symptoms.
For more than two decades, Saginaw Valley State University’s Cardinal Formula Racing team built a reputation for engineering some of the fastest vehicles in the international college competition circuit. Even as the competition’s talent pool deepened, the team’s Indy-style vehicles blew past peers from multiple hemispheres. After a global pandemic spoiled the hard work of the last 12 months for the team, members say the next 12 months will present a new kind of challenge that will reveal as much
Saginaw native Vincent Flores’ drive and determination push him to make an impact through his undergraduate research efforts so that he can positively influence the community he calls home.
Saginaw Valley State University researchers have been at the forefront of protecting public health at local beaches for several years. As the novel coronavirus pandemic creates a new threat to public health, Tami Sivy and her determined students are on the front lines of groundbreaking research to provide early detection. They are dedicated to protecting communities in the Great Lakes Bay Region by implementing innovative, potentially life-saving research methods.
For over 20 years, dozens of youths from across the Great Lakes Bay Region have flocked to Saginaw Valley State University every summer to take part in the university’s Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEK) summer camps. There, children from grades 2 to 8 take part in fun and educational activities that engage their interests in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Saginaw Valley State University is working with partners to inspire more young women to consider careers in STEM fields. Camp Infinity, a week-long science-based camp for girls hosted at SVSU, saw 31new and 16 returning campers explore their interest in computers and Information Technology (IT).
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