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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Rated the 5th best haunted attraction in the country by Hauntworld magazine, Scarehouse in Etna has folks lining up around the block this Halloween season for the scare of a lifetime! Will anyone hear you scream?


Often those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS lose their jobs, slip into depression, and experience overwhelming life challenges. OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you to a unique Pittsburgh volunteer agency bringing hope and confidence to those affected.


In this special episode, we pay tribute to mothers. Kathleen Bailey of Penn Hills was not able to have children of her own, so she and her husband adopted five special needs children. OnQ contributor Lynn Sawyer reports on this very special mom.


Time, nature and vandals are taking a toll on the Gettysburg battlefield monuments. This Emmy-winning OnQ documentary profiles the people working to protect, repair and raise funds for these "stone soldiers." Writer/producer: David Solomon. Camera/Editing: Paul Ruggieri.


This new exhibit at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is unlike any other in the country. OnQ explores the Tropical Forest - which took years of careful planning and visits to Thailand.


OnQ's Michael Bartley hosts a discussion on the much-debated proposed City of Pittsburgh tuition tax. Council members Ricky Burgess, Theresa Kail-Smith, and Bill Peduto join Chatham University President Esther Barazzone and Pitt graduate student Daniel Jimenez, as council prepares to vote on whether to tax local university students to satisfy the city's pension deficit.


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