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Science Matters Spotlights St. Louis STARS Program

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The next episode of the Nine Network’s weekly science series, Science Matters, features the STARS program (Students and Teachers as Research Scientists).

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Arts America Meets Local Band Guerrilla Swing

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On the next episode of the Nine Network’s weekly arts series Arts America, members of St. Louis band Tommy Halloran’s Guerrilla Swing discuss the evolution of their unique sound within a well-established genre, the history of jazz in our city, and the great love and support that St. Louis has for its musicians.

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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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