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Gov. Phil Murphy Helps Launch STEM Innovation Fellowship at Montclair State

First cohort of Montclair State-led initiative begins program with two-day institute

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Montclair State University Partners with Math for America to Launch New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellowship

One-year fellowship for N.J. teachers will help to improve elementary STEM education. Teachers can learn more and submit applications online at www.innovateSTEMnj.org.

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Making Rainforest Connections To Classrooms Around The World

Dr. Jacalyn Giacalone Willis, founding director of Professional Resources in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), is an international innovator – and media star – featured in programs produced by the likes of Animal Planet and the Smithsonian Channel.

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Technology connects a laboratory island of Panama with the academy of the world

The island, which is part of the Barro Colorado National Monument, was previously an elevation of 171 meters, but it lost almost 30 meters when the waters of the Chagres River were dammed and the artificial lake Gatún was formed, feeding the interoceanic waterway.

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PRISM Rainforest Connection and Ocelot Conservation Project Work to Save Big Cats in Panama

Dr. Jackie Giacalone Willis (PRISM) and her husband Greg Willis, place 26+ spy cameras on one of the island’s paths to get shots of wild animals in the depths of a tropical forest.

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Live from Panama to Classrooms Around the World – It’s Rainforest Connection

Since 2003, PRISM’s Rainforest Connection project has linked classrooms with researchers and educators at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama with students, teachers and experts in countries such as the United States, Australia, Belize, Costa Rica, Kenya and Thailand.

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Wipro Science Education Fellowship Program Launches at Montclair State

Rainforest Connection Live Conducts First Interactive Telecast with Students and Scientists in Four Countries