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Wow – what a year

Reflecting back on 2016, MindFuel has much to celebrate. Our mandate of encouraging students to pursue STEM-related careers continues to grow in new and exciting ways. All of our programs (Wonderville, edacity and Ignition Packs) are funded by generous government and...

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Urban Tundra team meets the Honourable Deron Bilous

Want a VIP invite to the legislature? Start working on a game-changing science project through geekStarter and you might be the next guest. To celebrate their success on the international stage, the Urban Tundra iGEM team was invited to meet the Honourable Deron...

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Learning on the edge, advancing education at ATA Science

The Alberta Teachers’ Association hosted its Science Council Conference (ATA Science) at the Banff Centre last week. MindFuel hosted two two-hour sessions, with interactive activities for participants, which focused on integrating science, innovation and...

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Helping with Alberta’s curriculum development project

The Alberta government is looking ahead to the future and working to ensure that provincial curriculum continues to give all students the best possible start in life and meet the demands of living in the 21st century. “MindFuel is thrilled to be part of the Alberta...

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Canada’s minister of science visits MindFuel

MindFuel had a special guest this week, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, stopped by to learn about MindFuel and its programs. “It is an honour to host Minister Duncan, Stephanie Muccilli (policy advisor) and David Migadel (executive director,...

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And the winner is … Wonderville!

We’re delighted and honoured to announce that Wonderville.org, a MindFuel program, has captured two prestigious awards this season. In August, Wonderville.org received an Academics’ Choice Smart Media Award and in September we collected an Ember Award from Digital...

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Meet MindFuel’s new chair of the board, Lew Turnquist

At a recent board meeting, Lew Turnquist, president of Opryx, was appointed MindFuel’s new chair of the board. Lew’s has over 25 years of operational and transactional experience in technology companies and has been on the MindFuel board since October 2013. We asked...

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