Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


'Engineers on Wheels' Roll into South Florida Schools

"Engineers on Wheels" will be rolling into high school campuses all over South Florida this fall. The Chrysler van, loaded with hands-on activities and engineering experiments, will visit classrooms as part of a Florida International University project to introduce the subject to high school students.

Dartmouth Engineering Expands Use of Design Software

The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College is now using design software as part of its undergraduate core curriculum, as well as for graduate and doctoral research.

U California Davis Courses Earn A-G-Approval

A California university program has earned the seal of approval for its K-12 and college STEM-related courses, allowing students to use the grades they earn in those classes to help prove they've fulfilled some of the admission requirements for the University of California.

U Iowa Grows a Green Roof

U Iowa Grows a Green Roof

The University of Iowa recently opened its new $126 million interdisciplinary biomedical research center, which sports what it claims is a first for the state: a green roof.

Renovations Create 'Most Advanced Instructional Facility' at Nebraska-Lincoln

One of the oldest buildings on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus has been turned into one of its most innovative.



Carnegie Mellon Researchers Learn 3D Image Tricks

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a new photo editing system that allows users to take objects in 2D images and turn them into 3D models that can be turned over and flipped around, exposing sides that are not part of the original image.

Cornell Xray Imaging Lab Uses Kickstarter To Provide Low Cost Advanced 3D Imaging

The director of Cornell University’s 3D computed tomography imaging facility hopes to raise funding to provide low-cost imaging to nonprofits and enhance its digital library of 3D assets open to anyone interested.

MIT Offers STEM Institute for Middle School Students

Students entering grades 6-9 in the Boston, Cambridge and Lawrence, MA area recently had an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and math concepts thanks to a STEM Summer Institute offered by MIT's Office of Engineering Outreach Programs.

University of Houston Intervention Program Focuses on Struggling Bio Students

A successful intervention program at the University of Houston is funneling resources to faculty development and curricular improvements to keep students from failing or dropping intro and general biology courses.

3d printing in education

Widespread 3D Printing in Classrooms Still a Decade Out

While colleges and universities have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis.