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UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016

UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016 If past attendance is any indication, it’s time again for one of the most noteworthy nights of the year for STEAM-leaning students and their parents. Umpqua Community College will host high school and middle school students and their families on Feb. 11 for


Vroom into brain-building

Vroom into brain-building Every baby is born with a brain containing hundreds of billions of neurons. When those cells begin to make connections, a process begins that sets the foundation for learning throughout the child’s lifetime. Parents and caregivers may be daunted at the prospect of shaping a


Art of Excellence

THE CONTEST Creativity gets its due with Art of Excellence 2015, a contest that encourages submissions from student artists across Oregon. Each student may enter one piece of artwork that is designed around a theme. All two-dimensional media, including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and mixed media pieces, will


Calling all adults who like robots!

Calling all adults who like robots! Robotics teams are growing in leaps and bounds across Douglas County. With that comes a need for adult volunteers to support teams and tournaments. This is a call for VOLUNTEERS to help a first-ever event at South Umpqua High School. Come “learn