Expanding Your Horizons 2015

Expanding Your Horizons at College of the Siskiyous focuses on motivating middle school girls to become innovative thinkers in the realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The annual, day-long career conference provides hands-on STEM activities, and introduces students to STEM careers and role models. As conference presenters, NMR Project Representatives Alysa Embree and Melissa Freilich informed participants about the science behind architecture and performed an analysis of passive solar design. NMR also gifted each attendee with a notebook and…
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STEM Career Fair 2015

On Friday, October 23rd North State S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) hosted it’s 2nd annual S.T.E.M. Career Fair. More than 1,000 high school freshman from seven counties attended the event to learn more about S.T.E.M. degrees and careers, and to meet Redding businesses and organizations in S.T.E.M. fields. Project Representatives Tyler Hendrickson, David Harrington, Kip Hall (pictured left to right) and Page Ledbetter (not pictured) represented architecture and engineering S.T.E.M. careers on behalf of NMR. NMR is proud to…
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West Sonoma County Unified High School District Career Fair

On Thursday, March 31st NMR Architect and Santa Rosa Office Manager Rudy Tanner and Architect Chuck Krumenacker attended West Sonoma County Unified School District’s “Spring Forward 2016 Career Fair.” Over 200 students and parents stopped by Analy High School Gym from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm to explore career options and learn about the education and training from over 60 North Bay businesses. For two hours, Rudy and Chuck informed attendees about architecture and engineering as STEM fields, described the…
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3D Carving Machines and K -12 STEM

We’ve all heard a lot about STEM in the classroom, but what does it look like? K-12 Tech Decisions article, “3D Carving Machines: What Are They? And How They’re Impacting Education” explains how 3D carving machines are impacting STEM classrooms in the U.S. See the article below. Learn more from K-12 Tech Decisions, http://www.k-12techdecisions.com/.

NMR Sponsors High School Robotics Team

On Saturday, December 10th four Shasta High School VEX Robotics teams competed against 38 other Bay Area teams at the VEX robotics competition at Vanden High School in Fairfield, CA. The Shasta High team took 2nd place out of forty-two teams! Three of the four Shasta High teams placed in the top eight, and one of the teams won the “Innovate Award” for the most innovative robot design. For years the Shasta High School VEX Robotics Club, under the leadership of…
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Local News Features NMR’s Design of Proposed Riverfront Project

NMR has created a proposed design for a section of Redding riverfront property on Park Marina Drive. NMR Principal Les Melburg shared about the proposed project with KRCR and the Redding Record Searchlight. Read the full article KRCR here and the Record Searchlight piece here. See NMR’s animation of the proposed project below.

Shasta VEX Robotics Attends CA State Championship

Two of Redding’s own Shasta High School Robotics VEX teams competed against top robotics teams in the state, last weekend at the VEX State Championships in San Jose. The Shasta High teams learned a lot about robotics, and are excited to implement new ideas and improvements next year. NMR is proud to sponsor the Shasta High School Vex Robotics Club and their endeavors to advance STEM education and robotics in the North State. Keep up the great work!

NMR Presents at Analy STEM Career Day

If you’ve ever wondered if STEM Career Days really make a difference for students, the answer is YES! After career day presentations, NMR frequently will hear from students who weren’t previously interested in STEM fields who want to learn more about the industry or apply for an internship to see if architecture is a good fit for them. On Tuesday, March 7th NMR Project Representatives Todd Junker and Lauren Malbrough attended the STEM career day at Analy High School in…
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NMR at Ignite Career Fair

On Friday, October 20th NMR Redding engineering and architectural staff participated in Shasta County Office of Education’s annual Ignite STEM Career Fair. 1,000 freshman high school students from various North State counties gathered at Shasta County Fair Grounds to learn more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields. NMR Redding Associate Principal Engineer John Corless, Engineer Sean Ewing, Engineer Lorena Gills and Architectural Graduate Intern Marissa Olsen shared about architectural and engineering careers. Many thanks to the Shasta County…
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Shasta Union High School District Spotlight

Located in Shasta County’s Redding, California the Shasta Union High School District (SUHSD) educates 4,200 students at 9 school sites, and is dedicated to inspiring and equipping each student to be successful in a continually developing world. The District’s dedication to providing quality education is clearly demonstrated through their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, dual enrollment and STEM clubs. With only 27% of college grads entering a job related to their degree, according to a study conducted by the Federal…
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NMR Introduces Local High School Students to Architecture

If you’ve ever wondered if career days really make a difference for students, the answer is YES! After career day presentations, NMR often will hear from students who weren’t previously interested in STEM fields who want to learn more about the industry, apply for an internship or have decided that they would like to become an architect or structural engineer. The U-Prep High School Career Day is no exception. On Monday, February 26th NMR Architect Melissa Freilich attended a Career…
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NMR’s Block City

On Saturday, February 17th NMR Architect Mel Freilich helped future architects and engineers design and build their very own “Block City” at Turtle Bay Exploration Park and Museum’s Science Saturday. Children ages 3-9 were invited to design and build their own buildings with windows, doors and trees, and add their building to our mini-city.