Posts Tagged ‘ LEGO ’

4-H robotics program grows

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, May 31

It started with a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation and has grown into a program that is reaching thousands of youth across the nation, getting them more interested in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. The program — Geospatial and Robotics Technologies for the 21st Century, or GEAR-Tech-21 (, — is […]

Building for LEGO glory (and education)

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 4, 2010, Issue

Teams and judges take part in the Nebraska Robotics Expo under the shadow of a B-1A Bomber Jan. 30 at the Strategic Air and Space Museum near Ashland. More than 400 elementary, middle and high school students from 60 schools across Nebraska participated in the event. The event was sponsored by UNL, the UNL-based 4-H […]