Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Vernier, Variable Bring Sensor Platform to STEM Classrooms

Vernier has partnered with Variable to bring the latter company's iPad-based modular wireless sensor platform, Node, to science classrooms.

NSF Pumps $20 Million into Cybersecurity Research Projects

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted Frontier awards totalling nearly $20 million to three multi-university research projects that seek to develop technical solutions to improve computer security.

Hagerstown Community College, Washington County Schools Partner on STEMM Ed

Hagerstown Community College and Washington County Public Schools in Hagerstown, MD have partnered to launch a new STEMM Technical Middle College.

Alabama State U and Tuskegee University Receive STEM Education Grant

Alabama State University and Tuskegee University are joint recipients of a National Science Foundation grant to fund a three-year program to teach science, technology, engineering, and math courses and information and communication technology to students in Montgomery Public Schools and Macon County Schools.

ISTE and HP Expand Free Teacher Training in Catalyst Academy Mini-Courses

Intercultural understanding through digital exchanges, a crash course on games for learning, and using mobile apps to convert students into "citizen scientists" are three of the topics that will make up the latest round of "mini courses" offered through HP's free Catalyst Academy.



NYC College Incorporates Data Analysis Software To Support Science Curriculum

Students in the department of chemistry at New York City College of Technology will have a new tool to help them analyze, graph, and professionally present data.

Wayne State U Upgrades Engineering Labs

The College of Engineering at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI has received a $500,000 grant to aid in upgrades to its facilities.

Texas STEM Camps Get Funding Boost

Twenty universities and colleges in Texas are offering summer-time STEM camps to students, thanks to the annual largesse of a state agency in charge of workforce development.

Vincennes U Promotes Sustainability, Cuts Costs With 3D Printing Technology

Vincennes University has deployed a paper-based 3D printer cut costs while providing fabrication students with unlimited access to 3D modeling technology.

BOINC for Android

UC Berkeley Android App Uses Phone's Idle Computing Power for Scientific Research

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) project has released an Android app that lets users donate their smart phone's idle computing power to scientific research.