Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

U Michigan Launches Project To Improve STEM Teaching

University of Michigan is preparing for a new project, called REBUILD, which aims to improve STEM education with implementation of evidence-based teaching practices.

Cornell Joins Jet Propulsion Lab's Strategic University Research Partners

Cornell University has become the 13th member of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Strategic University Research Partnership program. SURP provides support for summer internships for undergraduate students and collaborative research and educational opportunities.

Cuyahoga CC Tests 3D Simulation App in Anatomy Class

A community college in Cleveland, OH has just begun testing a new interactive 3D simulation intended to help its students learn how stress affects the body.

U California San Diego Launches Computer Science Workshops for STEM Equity

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego has partnered with local middle schools to offer a series of computer science workshops aimed at getting more female and minority students interested in computing.

U Virginia Researchers Launch Middle School Advanced Manufacturing Academy

The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia have launched a new lab school that puts digital fabrication technologies in the hands of middle schoolers.

U Colorado Boulder Researchers Develop 4D Print Process

A new process for 4D printing integrates "shape memory" polymer fibers into composite materials used in conventional 3D printing.

Brief: NASA Seeks Applications for Balloon Experiments

NASA is applications from graduate and undergraduate students interested in flying experiments to the edge of space in a high-altitude balloon.

University of Washington Upgrades Engineering Lab

New electronic testing equipment at U Washington's Embedded Systems Laboratories aims to give engineering students real-world experience designing, analyzing, and debugging systems.

Moodle LMS Gets Boost from Google Summer of Code

With the end of the latest Google "Summer of Code," the open source learning management system Moodle has added several new plugins and feature enhancements thanks to student coders.

12 Technologies To Dominate STEM Education

The use of big data, instruction through mobile devices, online learning (including MOOCs), and virtual and remote laboratories that emulate real ones are the technologies that will have the greatest impact on "STEM+" education over the next year.