Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Northwestern U Holds Big Data Analytics Hackathon

Northwestern University and Teradata held their second annual data mining hackathon on April 29.

Brigham Young U To Host Chem Open Lab Day

Brigham Young University will host its third annual Chem Open Lab Day May 9 and 16 in an effort to encourage students in grades 7-12 to pursue an education in chemistry.

UC Riverside Receives 4.5 Million NASA Grant for Big Data Research and Education

The University of California, Riverside has received a grant of nearly $4.5 million as part of NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project.

Nonprofit Aims To Prep 11,000 Community College Students for STEM Careers

Base 11 has initiated its STEM Revolution program at West Los Angeles College, hoping to stir interest among community college students in STEM subjects.

U Maryland Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

The University of Maryland and MakerBot have opened a MakerBot Innovation Center at the university's A. James Clark School of Engineering to provide UMD students and faculty with access to 3D printers for prototyping, model-making and small-scale creative and manufacturing projects.



NYU School of Engineering Expo Shares Research with the Public

This Friday the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering will share with anybody who wants to come by some of the most intriguing research projects from 10 disciplines and centers on campus.

Stanford Takes Biology Experimentation to Cloud

A project going on at Stanford University offers the promise of allowing online students and others with an interest to perform live biology experiments over the Internet.

U Wisconsin-Madison Project Tackles Big Data Question in Astronomy

An astronomy project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has made inroads on two questions: how to track neutral hydrogen in the "distant" universe and how to scale up the capacity to maintain and manage the data generated through such work.

New York City Area Teams Win Cornell U Programming Contest

Teams from New York City-area high schools aced the second annual Cornell University High School Programming Contest, in which the teams were asked to solve problems by writing their own computer programs.

Biopac Update Student Lab System with Learning Objects, Curriculum Management System

Biopac Systems has updated its Biopac Student Lab (BSL) software with new hardware integrations, lessons and features.