Category Archives: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Engaging with Elephants: The Ultimate Undergrad Research Experience

By Maggie Blake Biology Student, Rhodes College In 2011, the Memphis Zoo received a grant from IMLS to fund changes to the African elephant enclosure. The zoo wished to change the flooring of the indoor elephant enclosure from concrete to a more resilient … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation Project Support, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment

Unlocking Opportunities with Digital Literacy

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Jamie Hollier is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Champions of Change, Education Support, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment

Nurturing an Interest in Science

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., is inspiring the youth of today for the challenges and advances of tomorrow. DSC President Joe Adams describes the science center as a place that … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, National Medal for Museum and Library Service, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment

Catalysts for Change: Museums and Library Partnerships in the 21st Century

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Elizabeth Babcock is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

Posted in Champions of Change, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment