UNH STEM Discovery Lab

CodeIT Girls particpants gather around leader Meera Kurup.

Role Models in Action

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Google and Gallup recently released a brief that found that girls are less likely than boys to see someone like themselves doing computer science. The brief recommends early exposure to computing role models for girls, especially before age 14, the age the brief identifies that girls' interest in computer science starts to wane. Luckily, that’s happening in Nashua, where the after-school program CodeIT Girls shows elementary school-aged girls some amazing role models in computer science. Read More
A Classroom

UNH Partners with Code.org to Advance K-12 Computer Science Education in NH

Friday, November 17, 2017
Continuing their commitment to excellence in science, technology, engineering and math education, the University of New Hampshire announced its selection as a Code.org regional partner. The Code.org regional partnership will provide high-quality professional development to educators in New Hampshire through local district partnerships and by building a positive local community of computer science educators. Read More
Termite Dissection

STEM Fellowship Program Yields Big Impacts

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Serhan is one of this year’s class of Agnes Lindsay Fellows. The program recognizes and supports the development of talent among Manchester School District high school students, particularly students who are underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. This year’s fellowship is a partnership between the STEM Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester and West High School. Read More
Alicia Finney

STEM Discovery Lab Welcomes Alicia Finney as Program Instructor

Friday, October 20, 2017
The STEM Discovery Lab is thrilled to welcome Alicia Finney as a Program Instructor. Alicia is in her senior year in the biological sciences program at University of New Hampshire Manchester. Read More
Meera

Deadline Approaching for Award Celebrating Young Women and Educators in Technology

Monday, October 2, 2017
The National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT)  Aspirations in Computing (AiC) is looking for New England's next generation of female coders, hackers and tech whizzes to apply for the 2018 award recognizing their computing skills and interests. Read More
Working Together

STEM Discovery Lab and Manchester School District Partner for Design Make Code Program

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Last week, middle school students from the Manchester School District English Learner (EL) Summer Program arrived at the STEM Discovery Lab to participate in Design Make Code, a week-long program designed to introduce kids to computing and engineering. Read More