Making the Grade: STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - the push continues to foster STEM education in America's schools. OnQ continues its Making the Grade series with thoughtful discussion on the importance of STEM for students, teachers and administrators - and how that would ultimately serve the nation.Guests: Art Baldwin, National Energy Technology Laboratory; Sam Franklin, Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy; Joan Schanck, Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative.


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OnQ's guest is Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom, founder and director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Weight Management Center and associate director of the UPMC Center for Nutrition in Pittsburgh.

Original airdate: Mar 02, 2010


Yes, it's back! OnQ features the Steel City Hoop Union, which wants everyone to spin, move those hips and build a Pittsburgh hooping community.

Original airdate: Mar 02, 2010


This partnership between Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design and local family support centers is helping to prevent obesity while delivering healthy lifestyle messages, tools and services to children and families. OnQ's Chris Moore visits two FitWits Zones in the Pittsburgh region.

Original airdate: Mar 01, 2010


OnQ viewers get a preview of the upcoming Filmmakers Corner, WQED's new program with host Minette Seate screening local, independent and student film and video. Videographer/producer Ralph Vittucio screens his "In Service: Iraq to Pittsburgh," an intense documentary featuring words and images of troops from Southwestern Pennsylvania during their service in Iraq.

Original airdate: Feb 24, 2010


One of the leading causes of weight gain is that hungry people prefer fast cooking and fast food. Now, slow cooking is a new buzz phrase when it comes to eating right. Registered dietitian Judy Dodd shows OnQ viewers how slow cooking Mediterranean style can be beneficial for people with all kinds of lifestyles.

Original airdate: Feb 11, 2010


He bills himself as the world's strongest clown, entertaining young and old in the Pittsburgh region. OnQ contributor Susie Meister catches up with Buffo the Clown at a local gym.

Original airdate: Feb 02, 2010


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