Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Texas A&M U To Host Sixth Annual Summer STEM Camps

Texas A&M University's (TAMU) Aggie STEM will host four science, technology, engineering and math camps for students in middle and high school this summer.

U Akron To Host STEM Career Day

The University of Akron will host a STEM career day featuring a challenge asking students in grades 6-12 to build a Rube Goldberg machine in competition for $15,000 in prizes.

Rice U Engineers Develop Vibrating Vest for the Deaf

A group of engineering students at Rice University and their mentors at Rice and Baylor College of Medicine are working on a vest that lets profoundly deaf people understand speech through vibrations.

NASA Student Rocket Fair Set for Launch

More than 30 middle school, high school and college teams of student scientists will compete April 10 and 11 in the National Aeronautic & Space Administration (NASA) Student Launch event near the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

Hack Reactor Opens New MakerSquare Programming School in Los Angeles

The Hack Reactor collective of programming schools plans to open a new campus in Los Angeles through its Austin-based partner, MakerSquare.



MIT Students Get a Taste of Programming for Autonomous Vehicles

Every January for four weeks MIT students, faculty, staff and alumni have the chance to partake of "independent activities period" where they get to try out lectures series, how-to sessions, contests and other activities that strike their fancy. This January, a joint program offered by the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AeroAstro) and Lincoln Laboratory gave participants an opportunity to learn how to program autonomous algorithms for driving cars without human intervention.

UC Riverside Expands Online Engineering Degree Programs

Through a partnership with Pearson, the University of California at Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is growing its online engineering degree programs, adding specializations in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering (Power Systems), Environmental Engineering Systems (Water), Materials at the Nanoscale, and Mechanical Engineering.

Universities Share $3.2 Million To Improve STEM Teaching Skills

The 22 institutions of higher education associated with the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning will get the funding to train and mentor graduate students preparing to become college instructors themselves.

Contest Giving Away 3D Printers to Schools

Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.

Cooke Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.