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April 17, 2019 Disney & Lucasfilm Team up with FIRST; FIRST Championship Starts Today
April 10, 2019 All Systems Go! FIRST Championship is Only a Week Away
March 27, 2019 How can we best prepare tomorrow's workforce?
March 13, 2019 FIRST Turns 30, New Sweepstakes, and Jump-Start Your Season
February 27, 2019 5 Ways to Bring Robotics to the Community, ‘Nerdy Girls’ Inspire, and a Leadership Experience for Mentors
February 13, 2019 4 Strategies for Successful School STEM Programs, a FIRST Love Story, and Why You Should Put FIRST on Your Resume
January 30, 2019 10 Tips for Fundraising, Jump-Start Your Season, and Thank Your Mentor
January 16, 2019 Young Alumni Find Their Calling with FIRST
January 2, 2019 DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE Kicks Off This Saturday
December 12, 2018 Countdown to Kickoff; Plus, a Year in Review
November 28, 2018 Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, Robotics Center Impacts the Community, and Empower Young Leaders
November 14, 2018 Jeff Bezos Honored at FIRST, Inspire Gala; Plus, How You Can Support FIRST
October 31, 2018 Celebrating Mentors; Plus, 6 Experts on STEM Education
October 17, 2018 5 Ways Hands-On Learning Inspires Success, Lessons from Space, and Grants Available to Support STEM Equity
October 3, 2018 3 Ways to Support Girls and Boys in STEM, Lockheed Martin Invests in Innovators, and How to Help Students Land STEM Jobs
September, 18, 2018 DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE Teaser, ROVER RUCKUS Game Details, and Watch FIRST on ‘STEM in 30’
September 5, 2018 ROVER RUCKUS Kickoff, Grant Winners, and Smashing Stereotypes
August 22, 2018 Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Workforce, 4 Strategies to Help Students Succeed, and Top Honors
August 8, 2018 MISSION MOON and INTO ORBIT Challenge Details; Plus, Tools to Inspire Success
July 25, 2018 Reinventing Learning In-Person and Online
July 11, 2018 Using FIRST to Shape Curriculum, Mentor Spotlight, and New Board Members
June 27, 2018 FIRST Featured on HBO, Lessons for any Classroom, and the Global Innovation Award Winners
June 13, 2018 Hands-on STEM Engages Students with Special Needs, Meet FIRST LEGO League Innovators, and FIRST Alum Explores Space
May 30, 2018 FIRST LAUNCH 2019 Celebrates Space Innovation and STEM Inspiration
May 9, 2018 All systems go! Get ready for FIRST Launch 2019
April 25, 2018 FIRST Championship is just a click away
April 18, 2018 Get your (virtual) front-row seat to FIRST Championship
April 9, 2018 Join us for FIRST Championship
March 21, 2018 Bringing STEM to Rural Students, One Young Innovator’s Story, and Meet Teams Live on Twitch
March 7, 2018 Tips for New Mentors, Boeing Supports Young Innovators, and Meet Teams on Twitch
February 21, 2018 Overcoming the STEM Opportunity Gap, Breaking Stereotypes, and a Community STEM Hub
February 7, 2018 Acting to Ensure Equity, Learning After Hurricane Maria, and Teams Give Back
January 24, 2018 Grant Funding at Work (and Play), Alumni Spotlight, and Jump Start your FIRST Tech Challenge Season
January 10, 2018 FIRST®POWER UPSM Game Revealed, New Strategic Partner, and Crown Suppliers Enable Innovators
December 27, 2017 Countdown to Kickoff and a Look Back on 2017
December 13, 2017 Year-Round STEM Engagement, From FIRST to a Full-Ride, and Help Students Create Their FIRST Story
November 27, 2017 Giving Thanks, a Dose of Gratitude, and the Impact of FIRST
November 9, 2017 Barack Obama Honored; Plus, New Grants to Support STEM-Literacy
October 26, 2017 Hands-on Engineering, High Expectations, and ‘Hello’ Houston
October 10, 2017 The Ripple Effect of Kindness
September 20, 2017 FIRST Tech Challenge Game Released, FIRST Robotics Competition Teaser
September 6, 2017 HYDRO DYNAMICSSM; plus, Teacher Tips and Alumni Spotlight
August 23, 2017 Meet the STEM Equity Grant Recipients, Recycling for Good, and Inspiring Innovators
August 9, 2017 FIRST Class, Strategic Partner, AQUA ADVENTURE
July 26, 2017 Watch the FIRST Festival of Champions LIVE
May 2017 FIRST Champ recap, registration, TED, and more
FIRST Championship 2017 Join Dean Kamen at the 2017 FIRST Championship
March 2017 Water Challenges, Scholarships, Bears, and more
January 2017 New Year, New FIRST Celebrations
Fall 2016 Lights, Camera, Robots!, Superhero Inventors, and more
Summer 2016 Innovators Shine, Robot Day Proclamations, and more
FIRST Championship 2016 Countdown to the 2016 FIRST Championship
Winter 2016 FIRST Fanfare, Grant and Scholarship Opportunities, and more