“For three years the weather has been splendid for us when we are at the Missouri State Fair,” says Diane Pilla, MySci project coordinator for the Institute for School Partnership. The MySci Investigation Station was part of the Science Street Fair exhibition Aug. 10 and an estimated 1,060 people explored the unique space. The Investigation […]
The Institute for School Partnership MySci Resource Center opened Feb. 18 to much fanfare, including an appearance by “Magic” Mark Wrighton. The WUSTL chancellor, a chemist by training, demonstrated to students the magic of chemistry and how fun science can be. With classrooms, meeting rooms and a warehouse of educational science materials, the MySci Resource […]
University City Patch Feb. 20, 2013 “Washington University Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton became “Magic Mark” to teach kids about science. Most new facilities are opened with a ribbon cutting. Washington University in St. Louis’ MySci Resource Center opened with a bang. After a round of science experiments featuring Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and speeches from […]
KSDK NewsChannel 5Feb. 18, 2013 “Science class isn’t all about textbooks and test tubes. That’s the idea behind a new learning center that opened Monday on the campus of Washington University.” Watch the full news story on the KSDK website.
St. Louis Business JournalFeb. 15, 2013 “Washington University Chancellor Mark Wrighton will be on hand Monday to open the MySci Resource Center, a new 17,500-square-foot K-12 science education facility at 6601 Vernon Ave.” Read the full story in the St. Louis Business Journal.
Institute for School Partnership’s cornerstone program to have permanent home on campus Sept. 5, 2012 “Washington University in St. Louis’ Institute for School Partnership (ISP) has received a $2.2 million grant from the Monsanto Fund to take the institute’s cornerstone program, MySci, to the next level. In its eighth year serving the St. Louis community, […]
St. Louis Business JournalSept. 5, 2012 “The Monsanto Fund gave Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership a $2.2 million grant to advance the institute’s mySci program.” Read the full story in the St. Louis Business Journal.