Water Balance Covers: A Better Way to Close Many Western Landfills

January 8, 2015

An innovative approach to covering and closing landfills is being used successfully in Colorado. It has great potential for other semi-arid Western states. The technique, which uses water balance covers, offers a more affordable option to smaller communities and operators trying to meet environmental regulations when closing landfills or other contaminated sites. Rather than the […]

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Highlights from the 2014 SAME Small Business Conference

December 17, 2014

Last week I attended the 2014 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) in Kansas City. There was a great mix of military and SAME personnel, small businesses and big businesses attending and exhibiting — more than 1,800 in total. As a project manager for government and military architecture projects, I look forward to this event each […]

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Two New Exhibits Now Open At Science City

December 12, 2014

Two new exhibits, Genetics: Unlock the Code and Every Last Drop: The Science of Water, are officially open at Union Station’s Science City. They feature designs inspired by some very talented students at two Kansas City-area schools: Leawood Elementary and Olathe North High School. After being named the grand prize winners at last year’s Battle […]

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Battle of the Brains: Olathe North Student Shares His Story of Success

December 9, 2014

With the excitement of the upcoming Battle of the Brains big reveal reaching its peak, we reached out to the winning group of students from Olathe North High School to ask for their reflections on winning the Battle of the Brains. Griffin Karr, a junior at Olathe North, shared his perspective on the whirlwind experience: […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for STEM Lovers

December 1, 2014

Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or thinking about your own holiday wish list, finding the perfect gift for STEM lovers can be even trickier than navigating the shopping mall during the holiday season. Lucky for you, our friends over at STEMJobs.com put together the ultimate gift guide full of this year’s must-have STEM […]

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