Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


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.

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.

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."

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.



College of New Rochelle Receives STEM Education Grant

The United States Department of Education has awarded the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY a $10 million grant to fund its collaborative learning program for science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

U Maryland-Led MAX To Provide Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Platform for Research, Education

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a 100-gigabit, multi-state optical transport network operated by the University of Maryland, is establishing an advanced cyberinfrastructure platform for the research and education community.

Microsoft Expands YouthSpark Efforts

YouthSpark started two years ago, and in that time, Microsoft stated, the program has "created opportunities" for 227 million people in 100 countries. The company is now nearly doubling those efforts.

Stanford Researcher Designs 'Ant-Sized' Wireless Controller for Internet of Things

Research led by an engineer at Stanford University has designed a radio chip so tiny, an American penny dwarfs it, and so efficient, it can draw all the energy it needs to function from the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its built-in receiving antenna.

Startup Launches Automatic Cloud-Based 3D Printer

A new fully automated and cloud-based 3D printer from NVBOTS will soon hit the market, with features intended to help simplify the sometimes complex 3D printing process.