STEM Education

Giving Back Offers a Capstone All Its Own

by Christine Hobson September 12, 2016

At Burns & McDonnell, we like to say, “We invest for a better world.” Giving back is among our core principles — because we see the needs, because we care about our communities, and because we know we’re in a position to help. That’s among the reasons I’m proud to have completed my third year […]

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Are You Man Enough to be a Girl Scout?

by Julee Koncak January 25, 2016

Are you man enough to be a Girl Scout? Our CEO Greg Graves is — and he joins a cast of 13 other Kansas City leaders in a fun new campaign by Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri. The Man Enough to be a Girl Scout campaign showcases men who are committed to […]

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2015 STEM Gift Guide

by The Burns & McDonnell Team December 3, 2015

December is officially here and that means holiday shopping is in full swing! This year why not surprise your loved ones with gifts that are not only fun, but educational too? In our 2015 STEM gift guide, we’ve picked a few of our favorite STEM (that’s science, engineering, technology and math) toys for the future […]

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Announcing the 2015 Battle of the Brains Winners!

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 18, 2015

Drumroll please… From everyone at Burns & McDonnell and Science City, we’re excited to name Mason Elementary (elementary) and Pleasant Ridge High School (secondary) the division champions of the third Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains competition! The Burns & McDonnell Foundation distributed $155,000 in STEM education grants to the top 20 finalists, including […]

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Battle of the Brains Finalists Announced: Time to Vote!

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 6, 2015

A panel of judges from Burns & McDonnell and Science City have officially announced the finalists for the 2015 Battle of the Brains competition — and now it’s time for you to vote! The top 20 finalists are one step closer to seeing their big idea become a reality as part of this Kansas City […]

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