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TMT Launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund - $1 Million Annually to Benefit Hawaii Island Students Pursuing STEM Disciplines
November 13th, 2014 Education & Outreach

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and to become the workforce for higher paying science and technology jobs in Hawaii’s 21st century economy. TMT’s founding gift of $1 million marks the beginning of the construction phase of astronomy’s next-generation telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

Pasadena Power - TMT Business Manager Phil Lindquist Painting Featured in Exhibition
November 10th, 2014 Education & Outreach

A painting by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist was selected for the "Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV" exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of History. The painting, "Pasadena Power", oil 30" x 30", shows the view of a power plant across from the TMT Project Office.

Coming Together at the Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit
July 19th, 2014 Education & Outreach

The second annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit (PAES), sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and hosted by the Imiloa Astronomy Center, will gather high school students and educators from the TMT partner countries: Japan, China, India, Canada and the United States (Hawaii Island).

First Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Education Summit a Success - Hilo Hosted High School Students from China, Japan, India, Canada and Hawaii Island
August 25th, 2013 Education & Outreach

The first Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Education Summit, sponsored by TMT and the County of Hawaii, and hosted at the Imiloa Astronomy Center and the University of Hawaii at Hilo, brought together high school students and educators from China, Japan, India, Canada and the Big Island for four days of intense learning and interaction.

Pacific Astronomy and Education Summit Slated Next Month in Hilo
June 29th, 2013 Education & Outreach

To foster global collaboration in science, engineering and education, the Thirty Meter Telescope and the County of Hawaii are co-sponsoring a 4-day international education summit from July 23 through 26, 2013 at various locations at UH Hilo and the 'Imiloa Astronomy Center.

2013 Akamai Observatory Career Exploration Looking for West Hawaii High School Students
May 20th, 2013 Education & Outreach

TMT, in partnership Akamai Workforce Initiative (AWI) and Hawaii Community College, encourages high school students to sign up for this summer's Akamai Observatory Career Exploration session, offered June 10th through June 21st at Kealakehe High School.

TMT Active In Hawaii Island Robotics Action
October 24th, 2012 Education & Outreach

http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-active-hawaii-island-robotics-action

Astronomy in the Classroom
October 18th, 2012 Education & Outreach

http://www.tmt.org/news-center/astronomy-classroom

Inspiration Is The Ultimate Goal
October 20th, 2011 Education & Outreach

A chance encounter and pitch from Holualoa PTO Treasurer Kari Kimura turned into a new laptop computer from the Thirty Meter Telescope for Holualoa Elementary School's First Robotics Program.

TMT Teams Up with Expanded USA Science & Engineering Festival for 2012 Event in Washington, D.C. to Inspire Next Generation of Innovators
October 4th, 2011 Education & Outreach

The world's largest celebration of science and engineering, the USA Science & Engineering Festival, has announced its return to Washington, D.C., April 28-29, 2012, and TMT will once again be a sponsor and exhibitor. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, hosts of the Discovery Channel's hit TV series MythBusters, and Bill Nye the Science Guy are among the science superstars signed up to join the Festival Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention...

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