News Archive - 2010

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  December 2010
Dec. 24 90.9 FM WBUR.org
Searching for the Origins of Creativity
Dec. 22 AZCentral.com
Mesa Academy 6th-graders come up with medical device for peanut allergies 
Dec. 17 AmesTribune.com
Local girls create a hand for child in Georgia

HartfordCourant.com
Helping Hand: A group of Girl Scouts from Ames and Gilbert are changing the life of one special little girl
Dec. 8 Live5News.com
LEGO competition get kids pumped about science
Dec. 5 TheBaltimoreSun.com
Students compete with robots built of LEGOs
  November 2010
Nov. 30 TheMorningBlend.com
Young Engineers Build Robots (video)
Nov. 23 Wyoming's Trib.com
Students compete in robotics challenge
Nov. 24 MassHighTech.com
NASA awarding robotics nonprofit FIRST with $20M 
Nov. 19 Kauffman.org
Conversation with Dean Kamen, entrepreneur, inventor
Nov. 19 ScienceNews.org
Students put robots to the test
Nov. 17 Examiner.com
Robotics offers Jauai students valuable lessons in teamwork and problem solving
  October 2010
Oct. 28 SentinelandEnterprise.com
Local students unveil prototypes of products to aid epileptics 
Oct. 27 Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Nasa.gov
JPL-Mentored Student Robotics Team Meets The President
Oct. 21 The Today Show
Dean Kamen on The Today Show 
Oct. 19 Wired.com
President Obama Hosts a White House Science Fair, and GeekDad Is There  
Oct. 19 PhillyNews.com
Philly-area students honored in White House Science Fair 
Oct. 18 TheAtlantic.com
Meet the Students at the White House Science Fair 
Oct. 13 Gazette.net
Mount Rainier Lego enthusiasts design machines to help doctors and patients 
  September 2010
Sept. 28 USAToday.com
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 Equation.com
With Robots, Students Bring Science and Engineering to Life  
Sept. 13 RoboticsTMC.net
Dean Kamen Encourages More Than 15,000 High School-Age Students to "GET OVER IT!T" in the 2010 FIRST® Tech Challenge 
Sept. 13      Atlantic.com Magazine
School for Hackers - The do-it-yourself movement revives learning by doing.
Sept. 7 Forbes.com
Dean Kamen Introduces Children to the World of Biomedical Engineering in the FIRST® LEGO® League "Body Forward®" Challenge
 
  August 2010
August 23 Eagle-Tribune.com 
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 Central.com
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 (Seacoastonline.com)
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 TheArizonaRepublic.com
One teacher powers up his after-school kids' hope for a brighter future 
August 9 RoboticsTMCnet.com
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 OaklandPress.com
FIRST program offers a path for education in Michigan
August 5      SiliconValleyMercuryNews.com
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 News.com
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 TheJournal.com - Transforming Education Through Technology
Carnegie Mellon Invents Robot Moves To Boost Science, Technology Majors
July        CarnegieMellon.com
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 JuneauEmpire.com
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 TheDailyIowan.com
Robot competition teaches students life skills
June DailyRecord.com
NJ State FIRST LEGO League Championship Video 
June 3 TheAlternativePress.com
Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo 
June 2       Istanbul - HurriyetDailyNews.com
Innovative children meet for LEGO contest in Istanbul 
June 1 HartfordCourant.com
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 NewYork1News.com
Regional Robotics Competition Arrives At Javits Center 
May 17 ProductDesign&Development.com
FIRST Competitions: Discovering and developing a passion for science, engineering, technology and math 
May 16 NorthJersey.com
For Lakeland Regional High School's Team 223, robotics competition leaves an enduring impact
 
May 5 FIRST Tech Challenge Program launched in India:
Hindustan Times.com - Students' robots to vie for tech challenge 
DNAIndia.com - Kids tread unbeaten paths during holidays 
  April 2010
April 27 BBCNews.com
Robots and gaming on the timetable at hi-tech school
April 19 TransWorldNews.com
FIRST Announces Agreement with Underwriters Laboratories Inc
April 19 CBSNews4.com
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 Parents.com
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 USAToday.com
April 9  NewsOntario.com
McGuinty Government Supports FIRST Robotics Technology Competition For Students
April 8 MakeZine.com: 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 VoiceofAmericaNews.com
Robots Kick Up Some Fun at Annual Tech Competition 
April 1 Boston's BizBash.com
Sponsors Underwrite Student Robotics Competition to Encourage Careers in Science, Engineering 
  March 2010
March 31     PCMag.com
Podcast: Dean Kamen Interview 
March 30 Xconomy.com
FIRST Robotics Regionals Bring Sports Fervor to Engineering
March 28 FIRSTWorldTube.com
New video on SAIC's Commitment to FIRST and STEM       
March 27 TheSeattleTimes.com
Battling robots invade Key Arena for high school engineering competition
March 25 ScienceFriday.org
Dean’s interview at the FIRST NY Regional   
March 24 ASMEnews.com
N.Y. FIRST Competition Draws 60+ Teams
March 24 TexasInstruments.com
Texas Instruments fosters development of future innovators around the world as Crown Supplier of the FIRST® Robotics 
March 22 Forbes.com
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 ScientificAmerican.com
Finding the Top Bot: High School Students (and Their Robots) Take the Prize at FIRST Tech Challenge
March 15 PopularMechanics.com
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 LongIslandHerald.com
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 FastCompany.com
30 Second MBA: Dean Kamen - How do you inspire others?
 
  February 2010
Feb. 23 TampaBayBusinessJournal.com
Robotics Challenge Set for University of South Florida
Feb. 18 BusinessWire.com
JC Penny Sponsors High School Robotics Teams Nationwide
 
Feb. 3 BuisnessWire.com
Alliance of Top Industry, Academic and Non-Profit Organizations Team Up to Launch National Robotics Week
 
January 2010
Jan. 19 TimeWarnerCable.com
Time Warner Cable's Connet a Million Minds Hits Major Milestone 
Jan. 15 Blogspot.com
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 CNBC.com
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 Wired.com
From High School Robotics to the White House
Jan. 10 WashingtonPost.com
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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