Jan 11, 2013 — Two new books by writers with ties to the Adirondacks feature girls in elite level sports. Betsy Kepes reviews Soccerland by Beth Choat and Sugar and Ice by Kate Messner. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Mar 03, 2011 — Today is Girls' Festival Day in Japan. It's a day to celebrate the future success and happiness of daughters. Peach blossoms, tri-colored cake and festive sushi are all part of the celebration. Yuka Uno is a Japanese exchange student at St. Lawrence University. She says, traditionally, the day is celebrated with a display of formal dolls on a red-robed stand, crowned by the emperor and empress. Yuka Uno spoke with NCPR's Barb Heller and is today's "Heard Up North". Go to full article
Horizons participants learn robotics design, programming, strategy and logic. Here they build competing Lego robots.
Jul 26, 2002 — Only 12 percent of the nation's jobs in science, engineering and technology are held by women. Clarkson University wants to help change that statistic with its Horizon program, a two-week summer camp that brings middle school girls and science together. Jody Tosti found out kids in the program are not only learning about science but also about teamwork. Go to full article