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Smooth sailing

Smooth sailing

Making waves STEAM Summer Institute launches successful maiden voyage  Barbed needles stabbed felt balls with controlled gusto, creating penguins, foxes, space aliens and even a carrot. The fabric creatures took shape in an Umpqua Community College classroom in mid-August during one of about two dozen courses comprising the

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Field research

Field research

Field research Sutherlin company hosts local students exploring job options Expanding Horizons camps organizers say they want to expose kids to potential career ideas – and, moreover, to jobs offered by local employers. It’s a “grow your own” workforce mentality that aims to boost the local economy. That

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Strong foundations

Strong foundations

Strong foundations North Douglas camp offers engineering challenges Seismic energy produced a variety of reactions on a summer Monday afternoon at North Douglas High School, ranging from groans and face-palms to whoops and high fives. Disappointment or joy hinged on one factor: How sturdy is your pasta/candy tower?

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Partners’ Post July 2017

Partners' Post July 2017
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