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Science Matters Explores Discoveries at Danforth Plant Science Center

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The Nine Network’s weekly science series, Science Matters, visits Dr. Jim Umen at the Danforth Plant Science Center. Dr. Umen’s research on algae as a biofuel source led to a discovery about one of life’s most intriguing mysteries: the origins of sex.

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The Nine Network Receives $15,000 Grant From Deaconess Foundation

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The Nine Network of Public Media received a $15,000 grant from the St. Louis-based Deaconess Foundation designed to support the station’s American Graduate high-school student internships and Nine Lab storytelling classes.

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Two St. Louis-Area Teachers Chosen as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

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Patricia Brown, a teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary in the Ladue School District, and Kelly Gilchrist, a teacher at McCurdy Elementary School in the Hazelwood School District, were recently selected as 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

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Arts America Explores Alexander Calder Exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

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The Nine Network’s weekly arts series Arts America visits Calder Lightness, a rare exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation of the mobiles and stabiles of sculptor Alexander Calder.

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Nine Network of Public Media Senior Vice President Amy Shaw Chosen as a Zhi-Xing China Eisenhower Fellow

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Nine Network of Public Media Senior Vice President of Community Engagement Amy Shaw was chosen to participate in the first Zhi-Xing China Eisenhower Fellowships Program.

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Martin Duggan 1921–2015

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Former St. Louis Globe-Democrat editorial page editor Martin Duggan, the creator and “provocateur” of the long-running KETC series Donnybrook, passed away today (May 27, 2015) after a brief illness. He died at his home with his wife of 73 years, Mae, and family members by his side.

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Nine Network President and CEO Jack Galmiche Wins Horace Mann Friend of Education Award From Missouri National Education Association

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Nine Network of Public Media President and CEO Jack Galmiche accepted the Horace Mann Friend of Education Award in television journalism from the Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) on Saturday, April 18 at The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Missouri.

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St. Louis Students Star in National PBS Series

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Four 12-year-old girls from St. Roch School in the Central West End were selected last year to star in an episode of the national PBS series SciGirls.

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St. Louisans Recognized at National Summit in Washington, D.C., for Their Role in American Graduate Initiative Under Leadership of Nine Network

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This week the 2015 Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) Public Media Summit in Washington, D.C., recognized St. Louis Public Schools dropout recruiter Charles Bean and student Malik Avery for their influential role in the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen initiative being led locally and nationally by the Nine Network of Public Media.

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Nine Network President and CEO Jack Galmiche Elected Professional Vice-Chair of National PBS Board of Directors

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Jack Galmiche, president and CEO of the Nine Network of Public Media in St. Louis, has been elected to serve as Professional Vice-Chair of the national PBS Board of Directors. Paula Kerger, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer, announced the results of the 2014 PBS Board elections after the recent Board meeting in Arlington, VA.

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