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'We look for that spark'

Summer high school internship program inspires students from backgrounds often underrepresented in science

June 30, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

More than 20 rising high school seniors are participating in Fred Hutch's summer science internship program, which is geared toward, but not limited to, students from racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds often underrepresented in science.

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Boosting women in STEM, ‘one girl at a time’

Sen. Patty Murray talks about women in science with Fred Hutch interns and researchers

April 2, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

U.S. democratic Sen. Patty Murray visited Fred Hutch yesterday to discuss the importance of women in science, technology, education and math, or STEM, with some female scientists and students.

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More high schoolers to discover lab-based research at the Center

Additional NIH funding will expand science education opportunities for students from Technology Access Foundation Academy and Cleveland High School

Sept. 19, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

Two additional Technology Access Foundation Academy high school students will be able to participate in a unique, year-round science education/internship program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, thanks to two supplement grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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Torok-Storb wins science education leadership award

Clinical researcher recognized for high school training lab and curriculum development

June 13, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division was honored with the Dr. Alvin J. Thompson Award for leadership in advancing science education by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research at its annual dinner on June 2.

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TAF Academy students discover what it means to be a scientist

New Center program with science-focused high school provides hands-on training throughout the school year

June 13, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

The Technology Access Foundation Academy’s multiyear program with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center combines in-depth training and on-site lab experience in a space specially appointed by Torok-Storb to provide students with a rich learning environment.

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Science Education Partnership wins science advocacy prize

Teacher training and support efforts awarded $5,000

May 3, 2010

The Science Education Partnership, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s professional development program for high-school science teachers, has won a prestigious Science Champions: Science Education Advocate Award for their support of science education in the state of Washington.

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