Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Public Policy Contest Prods Graduate Student Systems Thinking

This month 181 graduate students from 93 institutions put their systems thinking into action during a first-of-its-kind competition.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Opens Internship Program for High School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is now accepting applications for the 2015 SDSC Research Experience for High School Students summer program, which runs from June 22 to August 14 at SDSC.

U Colorado Boulder Students To Staff NASA Missions

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder will be working on a mission for NASA scheduled for launch next week and intended to explore geomagnetic storms, solar flares and other energetic phenomena in the atmosphere.

Midlands Technical College Adopts STEM Profiles for Students

Midlands Technical College has teamed with a private partner to help connect students with businesses in an effort to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

JoVE Adds Online Tool for Video STEM Quizzes

JoVE has launched JoVE Quiz, an online tool designed to be used in conjunction with the company's JoVE Science Education video database.



Princeton Uses 3D Printers for Custom Lab Equipment

Three-dimensional printers have emerged as an important tool to help researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University produce laboratory equipment.

Universities Send Research into Space by Balloon

Two universities turned to a balloon flight company to send research experiments into space. Montana State University and the University of North Florida worked with World View, a commercial operator that performs pilotless flights up to 140,000 feet.

Sony Math Challenge Comes to U.S. for First Time

Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.

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Social Homework Platform Aims to Boost Student Engagement

Three Cal State Long Beach physics professors developed a new tool for making large lecture courses more interactive.

Intelitek, Robai Partner on Robots for STEM Ed

Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.