Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

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.

Report: Computing Infrastructure Resources at Academic Institutions Up Substantially

Bandwidth availability and high performance computing is on the rise nationally on college campuses, according to data from the National Science Foundation's latest Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.

NYU-Poly Launches #STEMNow To Jumpstart Conversation about STEM Education

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has launched #STEMNow, a campaign designed to spark a national conversation about science, technology, engineering, and math education and to highlight 16 summer programs at the school.

NASA Taps X-Hab Challenge Participants

Seven teams from six universities will take part in NASA's 2014 Exploration Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge.

Vernier Adds Logger Pro 3 to Connected Science System for Data Sharing

Vernier Software & Technology has enhanced its Logger Pro 3 software with wireless data sharing, allowing users to access and collaborate on experiment data via their tablet or mobile device.

AAU Launches STEM Education Initiative at Eight Member Universities

The Association of American Universities (AAU) has selected eight of its member institutions as project sites for a five-year initiative to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects.

U New Mexico Taps Private Partner for Senior Engineering Project

The University of New Mexico recently collaborated with a private partner for a senior project in electrical and computer engineering.

UC Berkeley Constructs New High-Tech Chemistry Lab

University of California, Berkeley has begun construction of its redesigned chemistry and chemical engineering laboratories in Latimer Hall as part of the Chemical Science Laboratories for the 21st Century project. The new chemistry labs will provide students with daily access to advanced lab equipment using the latest technologies, along with a revised curriculum and new methods of teaching and learning.