Robotics, drone teams to battle in Huntington

Robotics, drone teams to battle in Huntington

Teams from across West Virginia and beyond will battle it out by land and by air during two days of robotics competitions hosted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. On Dec. 3, RCBI will host the Marshall University VEX IQ Robotics Qualifier...
RCBI promotes STEM through drone awards

RCBI promotes STEM through drone awards

Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will engage more than 450 students across 11 West Virginia counties in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math with the donation of drone kits to groups across the state. RCBI announced this...
RCBI to award drones to student teams

RCBI to award drones to student teams

To engage more students in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is once again offering free drone kits to groups that agree to form aerial robotics teams and compete in West Virginia competitions. Middle and...
National organization supports RCBI maker camps

National organization supports RCBI maker camps

RCBI’s statewide efforts to introduce young people to manufacturing and entrepreneurship by immersing them in the making process has received another boost from a national organization. Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), the charitable foundation of the Fabricators...
RCBI donates drones, robots to promote STEM education

RCBI donates drones, robots to promote STEM education

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has awarded robot and drone kits to student groups across West Virginia and southeastern Ohio to increase the number of youths – particularly girls – engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities. More than...