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2013-12-09 23:27:31

Graham is among eight notable women in STEM recognized at annual LSC Leadership Luncheon. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Karen Graham, M.S., chief of operations at Summit Medical Group, has been recognized with the distinguished Liberty Science Center 2013 Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Award, presented Monday, December 9, at LSC’s annual Women’s Leadership Council luncheon. Graham was named as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT...

2012-11-28 12:23:03

Grassroots Campaign Must Raise $20,000 for the Science Center to Bring a Pair of Cotton-Top Tamarins to Jersey City JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cotton-top Tamarin monkeys are critically endangered with only about 1,000 left in the wild. With the help of the public, Liberty Science Center plans to participate in an international program to breed the monkeys and help preserve the species. While entertaining guests with their playful antics, these...

2012-10-04 02:24:59

This Weekend Public at Pier 54 Can Try Hands-on Electricity Experiments In the Shadow of Mr. Blaine's Tesla Coils as He Completes His Most Grueling Endurance Performance Yet JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As David Blaine stands atop a high platform on NYC's Pier 54 October 5-8, bathed in 1 million volts from massive Tesla Coils, his fans can make electricity of their own. Aided by science educators from Liberty Science Center, in Jersey City, NJ where Mr....

2011-04-07 08:12:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Science Center (LSC) will honor Noveda Technologies and its president and CEO, Govi Rao, with the Distinguished Mission Advance Award. Noveda will be receiving the award at the Liberty Science Center's 18th annual fundraising gala on April 8. The Distinguished Mission Advance Award is given in recognition of individuals and organizations whose exemplary commitment to a partnership has enabled a major advance in the scope and profile...

2011-03-08 07:45:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After successfully launching its Kids' Lab(TM) program at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, BASF is expanding its Kids' Lab program nationally. So far, 30 BASF sites across the United States will be hosting Kids' Lab programs in their local school communities to provide fun, hands on learning for children ages 6-12 as they explore various concepts in chemistry. "BASF has a strong focus on science education realizing that...

2010-01-20 08:16:00

JERSEY CITY and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- If your family likes to learn together and is curious about what causes "stuff" to be, well, stuff, sign up for BASF's Kids Lab, which has kicked off at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. Designed for families with children ages 6-12, BASF's Kids Lab offers a fun way to explore aspects of chemistry with educator-led, hands-on experiments. At the packed kickoff sessions in December during Liberty Science Center's...

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2008-04-28 15:55:00

At the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey kids can learn about science in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Science educator Lisa Silverman showed a group of students how surgery is performed "” on a person dressed in a banana suit, that is."Can everybody say the word 'autoclave?'" Silverman asked while holding up some surgical instruments. "That's a fancy word for an oven-dishwasher that goes at a very high temperature and actually kills the germs."As she guided the children through the...