News Archive - 2010

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  December 2010
Dec. 24 90.9 FM
Searching for the Origins of Creativity
Dec. 22
Mesa Academy 6th-graders come up with medical device for peanut allergies 
Dec. 17
Local girls create a hand for child in Georgia
Helping Hand: A group of Girl Scouts from Ames and Gilbert are changing the life of one special little girl
Dec. 8
LEGO competition get kids pumped about science
Dec. 5
Students compete with robots built of LEGOs
  November 2010
Nov. 30
Young Engineers Build Robots (video)
Nov. 23 Wyoming's
Students compete in robotics challenge
Nov. 24
NASA awarding robotics nonprofit FIRST with $20M 
Nov. 19
Conversation with Dean Kamen, entrepreneur, inventor
Nov. 19
Students put robots to the test
Nov. 17
Robotics offers Jauai students valuable lessons in teamwork and problem solving
  October 2010
Oct. 28
Local students unveil prototypes of products to aid epileptics 
Oct. 27 Jet Propulsion Laboratory -
JPL-Mentored Student Robotics Team Meets The President
Oct. 21 The Today Show
Dean Kamen on The Today Show 
Oct. 19
President Obama Hosts a White House Science Fair, and GeekDad Is There  
Oct. 19
Philly-area students honored in White House Science Fair 
Oct. 18
Meet the Students at the White House Science Fair 
Oct. 13
Mount Rainier Lego enthusiasts design machines to help doctors and patients 
  September 2010
Sept. 28
MacArthur genius grants: Teacher, jazz pianist among 23 winners 
FIRST Mentor from California is the First Teacher to Receive the Prestigious MacArthur Foundation Award
Read more about the 2010 MacArthur Fellows 
Sept. 16 Change the
With Robots, Students Bring Science and Engineering to Life  
Sept. 13
Dean Kamen Encourages More Than 15,000 High School-Age Students to "GET OVER IT!T" in the 2010 FIRST® Tech Challenge 
Sept. 13 Magazine
School for Hackers - The do-it-yourself movement revives learning by doing.
Sept. 7
Dean Kamen Introduces Children to the World of Biomedical Engineering in the FIRST® LEGO® League "Body Forward®" Challenge
  August 2010
August 23 
Kudos to a group of Londonderry students who are in the process of turning their entry in a design contest into a real-world lifesaving device.
August AZ
Bringing to life more than just a Robot: One teacher powers up his after-school kids' hope for a brighter future 
August 15 Boston Globe
Young lobbyists win approval for bike-lane fine 
August 10 Portsmouth Herald (
N.H.'s Shaheen, Kamen promote science education 
August 10 The Boston Globe
Senator Shaheen proposes new federal grants to support sci-tech programs 
August 10 ArkansasOnline
Hot Springs kids get a leg up from Legos
August 10
One teacher powers up his after-school kids' hope for a brighter future 
August 9
STEM Perception Gap among US Kids Revealed
August 9 WLBT Channel 3
Teradata Announces 2010 For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology College Scholarship Winners
August 6
FIRST program offers a path for education in Michigan
August 5
Team Antipodes starts local, goes global 
August 5   CNBC
Legends of Innovation Predict the Future 
  July 2010
July Ms. Magazine
Girls Love Robots, Too - These young students defy gender stereotypes about science and math  
July 29 News 8 Austin
CAMM:  Educators Inspire kids with robotics
July 29 Enhanced Online
Former Head of USPTO Joins AbsolutelyNew Advisory Board - Wants to Help Inventors Bring Their Invention Ideas to Market 
July 25 CBS Sunday Morning
"Robots: The Future Is Now" program video
"Our Future Is Already in the Hands of Robots" transcript 
July 19 - Transforming Education Through Technology
Carnegie Mellon Invents Robot Moves To Boost Science, Technology Majors
Bringing Robotics to Area Teens 
July 8       Dome Magazine
Michigan Needs to be FIRST to learn
July  Robocon Magazine
Close up: Robocon for U.S. High School Students - FIRST Robotics Competition 
  June 2010
June 28
Adults play with LEGOs in Juneau
June 23 The Chesterfield Observer
Ambassador to Love 
June 22 Machine Design - By Engineers For Engineers
FIRST Robotics Competition Brings Students, Engineers, and Suppliers Together Over Science and Technology 
June 14
Robot competition teaches students life skills
NJ State FIRST LEGO League Championship Video 
June 3
Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo 
June 2       Istanbul -
Innovative children meet for LEGO contest in Istanbul 
June 1
Lake students steer interest in science, technology with invention 
       May 2010
May 22 Yahoo News
Inventor Dean Kamen Aims to Grow Future Innovators 
May 22 Fox 29, Good Day Philadelphia
Good Day Champs: FIRST Robotics Competition Team 341
May 21
Regional Robotics Competition Arrives At Javits Center 
May 17 ProductDesign&
FIRST Competitions: Discovering and developing a passion for science, engineering, technology and math 
May 16
For Lakeland Regional High School's Team 223, robotics competition leaves an enduring impact
May 5 FIRST Tech Challenge Program launched in India:
Hindustan - Students' robots to vie for tech challenge - Kids tread unbeaten paths during holidays 
  April 2010
April 27
Robots and gaming on the timetable at hi-tech school
April 19
FIRST Announces Agreement with Underwriters Laboratories Inc
April 19
FIRST® Championship Draws More Than 10,000 Young People in Three Levels of Robotics Challenges at the Ultimate Celebration of Science and Technology
April 17
Mr. Roboto 
April 16 CBS in Atlanta
World Robotics Championship Is In Atlanta - 10,000 Young Minds Competing From 30 Countries
April 16 NY Times Tech Talk
Podcast: The inventor Dean Kamen discusses the FIRST Championship to get kids interested in science (start listening at the 9:30 mark)
April 13
April 9
McGuinty Government Supports FIRST Robotics Technology Competition For Students
April 8 Three part series spotlighting FIRST Championship teams
Spotlight: Rock N Roll Robots
Spotlight: Einstein's Daughters
Spotlight: Miss Daisy 
April 5 The Colbert Report
Dean Kamen discusses the upcoming FIRST Championship in an interview with Stephen Colbert 
April 1
Robots Kick Up Some Fun at Annual Tech Competition 
April 1 Boston's
Sponsors Underwrite Student Robotics Competition to Encourage Careers in Science, Engineering 
  March 2010
March 31
Podcast: Dean Kamen Interview 
March 30
FIRST Robotics Regionals Bring Sports Fervor to Engineering
March 28
New video on SAIC's Commitment to FIRST and STEM       
March 27
Battling robots invade Key Arena for high school engineering competition
March 25
Dean’s interview at the FIRST NY Regional   
March 24
N.Y. FIRST Competition Draws 60+ Teams
March 24
Texas Instruments fosters development of future innovators around the world as Crown Supplier of the FIRST® Robotics 
March 22
Ten Minutes That Mattered:  Inventor Deam Kamen
March 19 KSL, Channel 5 in Utah
Robot Soccer Match Shows Students the Fun Side of Science
March 17
Finding the Top Bot: High School Students (and Their Robots) Take the Prize at FIRST Tech Challenge
March 15
Soccer Bots Battle It Out at FIRST NYC Regional
March 8 Tech Talk Radio Show with Craig Peterson
Podcast of the play by play of the final rounds of the BAE Granite State Regional
March 5 Popular Mechanics
How FIRST Competitors Plan to Face 4 Key Bot Challenges
March 3
A FIRST for East Roackaway Middle Schoolers
March 3 The Wall Street Journal
FTC Team included in article about fund-raising drives for Haiti
March 1
30 Second MBA: Dean Kamen - How do you inspire others?
  February 2010
Feb. 23
Robotics Challenge Set for University of South Florida
Feb. 18
JC Penny Sponsors High School Robotics Teams Nationwide
Feb. 3
Alliance of Top Industry, Academic and Non-Profit Organizations Team Up to Launch National Robotics Week
January 2010
Jan. 19
Time Warner Cable's Connet a Million Minds Hits Major Milestone 
Jan. 15
MIT Mommy - Two Engineers. Three Highly Engineered Children. No proper instructions.
Jan. 11 USA Today
SAIC Launches Enterprise-Wide Initiative To Support K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education 
Jan. 10
SAIC Launches Enterprise-Wide Initiative To Support K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Company Forms Strategic Relationships to Support STEM Initiatives, Pledging $1 Million Worth of Sponsorships to FIRST, Project Lead The Way
Jan. 10
From High School Robotics to the White House
Jan. 10
Washington area students enter robotics competition 
Jan. 9 WWJ News Radio in Detroit
2010 FIRST Robotics Competition Begins
Jan. 8 Popular Mechanics
Game On for Students in FIRST Robotics
Jan. 5 Anderson Cooper 360º
Video: Dean Kamen makes predictions for the future during an interview with Anderson Cooper
Jan. 5 National Public Radio (NPR)
Dean Kamen interview with Talk of the Nation's Neal Conan 

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