The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming.
Cornell University is collaborating with a private partner to launch a six-month entrepreneurial competition.
The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.
The stereotype of the typical computer scientist or engineer as somebody who's white or Asian, socially inept, obsessed with technology and almost always male is keeping girls out of those fields, according to a new study from the University of Washington.
The Pennsylvania State University system is kicking off a major initiative to spur economic development. President Eric Barron has announced a multi-year $30 million investmen
When asked to indicate how much they agreed or disagreed with statements such as, "I like mathematics/science," or "Mathematics/science is one of my favorite subjects," male high school graduates were more likely to agree than female graduates.
Funding for institutional research rose ever so slightly in the most recent data, though the amount covered by the federal government once again took a dip.
A grant from the Monsanto Fund for nearly $125,000 will help the St. Louis university create a curriculum that should encourage interest in STEM fields.
A new program beginning this fall at Mount Holyoke and Smith College aims to develop women professionals in the field of data science.
A $100,000 grant from Symantec will fund a pilot course in cybersecurity at university-led STEM summer camps for middle-school girls.