3/14/2014 9:17:39 PM

WNYT: STEM takes off in schools with help from CNSE

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ALBANY - Andrea Unser is leading a lesson in one of the world's most cutting edge fields.

It's probably not the kind of science you learned from a text book in grade school. It's a hands on activity using materials that could potentially save lives. It's the same stuff this Guilderland native uses to study breast cancer at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

Unser, a College of Saint Rose graduate who studied bio-chemistry, recalls her father telling her to check out the CNSE campus because,in his words, "there were cool things going on."

She did. And now she's sharing those same cool things to inspire younger students. It's one of the main goals of CNSE's partnership with Myers Middle School in Albany.

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