The stereotype of the typical computer scientist or engineer as somebody who's white or Asian, socially inept, obsessed with technology and almost always male is keeping girls out of those fields, according to a new study from the University of Washington.
Northwestern University now offers a specialization certificate in Content Strategy for Professionals in Organizations through the Coursera platform.
Students at the University of Utah, along with local high school students, will have the opportunity to participate in a Microsoft Mobile Application & Analytics Challenge beginning this March.
The Pennsylvania State University system is kicking off a major initiative to spur economic development. President Eric Barron has announced a multi-year $30 million investmen
The University of California, Santa Barbara has launched the Center for Digital Games Research to study digital media and games from a multidisciplinary approach.
Funding for institutional research rose ever so slightly in the most recent data, though the amount covered by the federal government once again took a dip.
When asked to indicate how much they agreed or disagreed with statements such as, "I like mathematics/science," or "Mathematics/science is one of my favorite subjects," male high school graduates were more likely to agree than female graduates.
Vista Higher Learning has launched Portales, an interactive online program for learning and teaching college-level Spanish.
A grant from the Monsanto Fund for nearly $125,000 will help the St. Louis university create a curriculum that should encourage interest in STEM fields.
Stanford University, which hosted a White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection last week, also witnessed the on-stage signing of a new executive order by President Obama to encourage companies and industries to set up hubs for sharing information.