Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


NASA Invites College Students To Help People Get to Mars

Even as NASA is culling through volunteers willing to sign on to head to Mars, a trip that could be one-way, it is also hoping to woo college students to help it design critical systems for that same journey and other space travel.

Preschoolers Practice Programming with Help from MIT

Is it possible to teach programming concepts to a four-year-old? A research project at MIT is examining just that question.

MIT Shares Progress on Innovation Initiative

Six months after kicking off its "Innovation Initiative," MIT recently revisited the school-wide effort to hear about progress.

U South Alabama Reengineers Administrative Processes for Research

The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."

Public Policy Contest Prods Graduate Student Systems Thinking

This month 181 graduate students from 93 institutions put their systems thinking into action during a first-of-its-kind competition.



San Diego Supercomputer Center Opens Internship Program for High School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is now accepting applications for the 2015 SDSC Research Experience for High School Students summer program, which runs from June 22 to August 14 at SDSC.

U Colorado Boulder Students To Staff NASA Missions

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder will be working on a mission for NASA scheduled for launch next week and intended to explore geomagnetic storms, solar flares and other energetic phenomena in the atmosphere.

Midlands Technical College Adopts STEM Profiles for Students

Midlands Technical College has teamed with a private partner to help connect students with businesses in an effort to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

JoVE Adds Online Tool for Video STEM Quizzes

JoVE has launched JoVE Quiz, an online tool designed to be used in conjunction with the company's JoVE Science Education video database.

Princeton Uses 3D Printers for Custom Lab Equipment

Three-dimensional printers have emerged as an important tool to help researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University produce laboratory equipment.