East Edition Herald American Lynwood Press Northeast Edition The Press

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey space center exhibit honors Cassini

The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, reveals its newest exhibit in honor of Cassini’s 20-year journey to Saturn at 10 a.m. April 7. The exhibit is open through June. The opening of the exhibit is part of the space center’s city of STEM festivities, which are designed to interest more students in Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: STEAM:Coders provides opportunities for at-risk students

LOS ANGELES — Not all schools in Los Angeles are created equal. Raymond Ealy noticed that was true when it came to low-income, underrepresented students learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). So he decided to change that. In July 2014, Ealy launched STEAM:Coders in Pasadena to provide STEAM learning opportunities for kindergarten Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Iridescent seeks to interest young girls in technology

When Tara Chklovski, an aerospace engineer from India, came to the United States to pursue her Ph.D, she noticed a lack of interest in technology. “It was interesting to see that the same drive in technology [in India] wasn’t here,” Chklovski said. “Girls are not encouraged to go into engineering and tech.” It soon became Read More…