Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


RIT Opening Technology-Rich Classroom for STEM Courses

Tablets, projectors, cameras, interactive whiteboards, collaborative software and more will enhance STEM learning in a new classroom being dedicated this Friday at the Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST).

RIT Opens $3 Million Prototyping Lab for Manufacturing

High tech manufacturing has a new $3 million home at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The school's "Digital Manufacturing and Product Realization Lab" will accommodate design and simulation as well as prototype fabrication and product inspection, testing and validation.

15 Colleges Revamping Computer Sci Programs To Appeal to Women and Minorities

An organization that runs programs to advance women in computing and a college that has seen success in its own efforts to woo non-traditional students to computing has launched a new program intended to help 15 American institutions increase the percentage of their undergraduate majors who are female or students of color.

Gale Adds Nearly 700 STEM Titles to Virtual Reference Library

Gale will add approximately 750 new books focused on STEM, healthcare and K-12 topics to its e-book platform, Gale Virtual Reference Library, as a result of signing four new publishers.

GitHub Rolls Out Free Student Developer Pack

GitHub has partnered with 13 companies and organizations to provide a package of developer tools free for students.



MIT Mini Maker Faire Draws 3,000 Attendees

The inaugural Maker Faire in Cambridge, MA, featured everything from demonstrations of DIY DNA to 3D Printing.

3D Tissue Creation at Heart of Biofabrication Degree

A new multi-institutional graduate program will help students learn how to create human tissue with 3D "bioprinting."

Penn State To Create PD Badge System for Educators

Penn State University has landed a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

UNC Greensboro Gets $7.7 Million for STEM Teacher Support

The U.S. Department of Education will give the university $1.6 million a year for the next five years to support the program.

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Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.