Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Aurora U STEM Model School Gets Financial Boost

The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.

Students Show Off Inventions at Professional Engineering Conference

A number of teams from Southern California institutions will be displaying their feats of engineering in San Diego starting on Monday, February 13, at an annual user conference put on by SolidWorks, a company that creates engineering software.

Google Awards $340,000 in STEM Grants

Google has awarded $340,000 to 26 organizations that provide STEM enrichment programs to students in K-12 and higher education.

Students Prepare Rockets for NASA-Boosted Mile-High Launch

More than 500 middle school, high school, and college students will test their rocket prowess as part of a special NASA program.

Knovel Delivers Hardware Engineering References

A reference service that provides technical information has added a new subject area specifically covering computer hardware engineering.



Arizona Western College Goes for Variety in Solar Installation

Yuma-based Arizona Western College has begun generating its own electrical power through a solar installation that uses five different types of technologies.

Carnegie Mellon Figures Out How To Match Images Across Media

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed what they're calling a "surprisingly simple method" for identifying visually similar images that don't match at the pixel level.

Northwestern Adds Master's in Analytics to Engineering School

Northwestern University has added a new degree program focused on the study of data analytics.

Public Posting of Genetic Details Gets Boost from Open Science Movement

Two organizations promoting open access to research have announced the winner of a competition encouraging developers to create apps that make science more open.

Purdue Builds Top-100 Supercomputer on Unreleased Chips

Purdue University is home to one of the fastest supercomputers in the country and the 54th most powerful in the world, according to the international Top500.org list. The twist is that the system uses Intel chips that haven't been released to market yet and aren't expected until next March.