Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


$1 Million Grant Funds STEM Camps Across Texas Colleges

As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.

Carnegie Mellon and Warwick To Join in Research for Next-Generation Applications

Two universities — one in the United States and the other in the United Kingdom — have signed a $10 million memo of understanding to undertake joint research and education projects.

Transcriptic Launches Science-as-a-Service Platform

Transcriptic, a cloud-based research services provider, has launched Transcriptic Platform, a programmable system for defining and executing experimental protocols for molecular and cell biology researchers.

Moribund Academic Research Investment Could Have an 'Incalculable Long-Term Consequence' for the United States

A continued reduction in federal research dollars will have an impact on the country, but those who lead research programs at major universities don't agree on what that impact will be.

MentorLinks Funds STEM Tech Development at 10 Community Colleges

Ten community colleges make up the latest cohort in MentorLinks, an initiative to help them improve, expand and build their technology programs



AT&T Funds STEM Programs for High School Students at Lehigh U and Carnegie Mellon

In support of education focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T has contributed $25,000 each to two Pennsylvania Governor's School programs at Lehigh University and Carnegie Mellon.

NYU School of Engineering Launches Summer STEM Programs

It's raining STEM in New York City this summer. Several programs are underway, involving a quarter of the New York University School of Engineering full-time faculty, 90 NYU student "fellows," dozens of K-12 teachers and hundreds of middle and high school students participating in camps, workshops, courses and research projects to immerse participants in science, technology, engineering and math activities.

NASA Undergrad Program Launches Student Projects Into Space

Through a new NASA-sponsored initiative, ten teams of undergrads will get the chance to perform scientific experiments on board suborbital platforms like rockets, Zero-G aircraft, and weather balloons.

Report: Open Access to Journal Articles Gaining Acceptance from Researchers

Journal authors report increasingly positive attitudes toward open access journals, according to a new report.

Penn State Students Perform Energy Audit for Local Business

Energy engineering students at Pennsylvania State University recently audited the energy usage of a local business through the school's Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program.