science

Monster Chemistry Lab Helps Teach Students the Joy of Science

If students in Alissa Jordan’s science class at Pike Liberal Arts in Troy were scared of science before, that has now changed. On Wednesday, students were getting into the Halloween spirit through some spooky lab experiments. “You know, Halloween is a lot of fun,” Jordan said. “But science makes everybody scared.  So we’re trying to take the scare out of science,…

Alabama Educators Support The Push For Better S.T.E.M. Programs In Schools

Science and Technology is a growing field in Alabama, and with that comes a growing need for qualified employees. Hundreds of Alabama educators were in the capitol city for the Alabama S.T.E.M. conference, evaluating how to better prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math. By 2027, the demand for jobs in STEM is expected to grow by…

ASU Student Wins First-Place Prize at National Scientific Conference

Terrell Hilliard, an Alabama State University master of science candidate in biology, and a National Institute of Health scholar, took home a first-place prize for his research at the 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Washington, D.C. “It was an honor and pleasure for me to attend the ERN conference and present my work. Winning first-place meant the world to me…