Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


White House, Organizations Band To Pursue a Million STEM Volunteers by 2020

The Obama Administration and a group of corporate and non-profit organizations have banded together to promote the idea of bringing professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into contact with students to encourage young people to pursue careers in STEM.

Adapteva Unveils $99 Linux-Powered Supercomputer

Adapteva has completed its first Parallella parallel-processing board designed for Linux supercomputing.

NASA Looking for Academic Partners on Smallsat Collaboration

NASA is seeking Smallsat technology proposals from American colleges and universities. The agency reported it plans to select 10 total proposals, with project awards ranging from $100,000 for single schools to $150,000 for teams of multiple schools.

Analog Devices, MathWorks Partner on Analog Discovery Design Kit for Students

A new portable analog design kit is available to engineering students for less than $100.

Casio Touch-Panel Graphing Calculator Launching in April

Casio will launch the latest addition to its ClassPad series of graphing scientific calculators earlier than expected. The fx-CP400 will debut at the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics (NCTM) annual meeting in April and will carry a pricetag of $149 for education customers.



STEM Academy Partnership Leverages 3D Printing To Prepare Students for the Future

STEM Academy, a non-profit focused on improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all students, has partnered with 3D printing company Stratasys to enhance STEM programming.

Student Innovations Take Flight in DOT Competition

The United States Department of Transportation is seeking out innovations in aviation and aerospace among students in high school and college through the second annual RAISE Award competition.

U Washington Inks Partnership for High Tech RF and Microwave Teaching Lab

The University of Washington will create a new RF and microwave teaching laboratory and curriculum utilizing the industry's latest test equipment.

TI Releases Graphing Calculator Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments has released two new apps for iPad that bring the functionality of its TI-Nspire graphing calculators to iOS.

Portland State University Receives Testing, Measuring, and Monitoring Equipment Donation

Portland State University has received a donation of test, measurement, and monitoring instrumentation and equipment worth more than $22,000 to its Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science.