Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


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.

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.

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.

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.

U Buffalo SUNY Technology Transfer Grant Supports Rehabilitation Technologies for the Disabled

The University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, has received a nearly $1 million grant to support its technology transfer efforts related specifically to technologies developed for individuals with disabilities.



Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U Kicks Off Real World Design Challenge

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has released the details of next year's Real World Design Challenge scenario.

RIT Takes Community Mapping Project to Rwandan High School Students

In a two-year pilot project, led by the Rochester Institute Technology, Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.

U Bedfordshire Building Researcher Repository with Social Networking

Technology experts at the University of Bedfordshire in the United Kingdom are launching a site specifically for academics that will act as a research repository with social networking features.

Brown To Host Wikipedia 'Edit-a-Thon' for STEM Equity

Brown University will host an "edit-a-thon" October 15 to help students and other interested individuals create or expand Wikipedia pages for women scientists.

U Chicago, Northwestern Open Professional Development Network for Women in STEM

Northwestern University and the University of Chicago have joined forces to open a professional development program for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).