Industry, academia, government and other partners have come up with dual plans to help the United States become a major player in manufacturing and supply chain operations. The White House has introduced two new research institutes to encourage manufacturing innovation.
ARM's University Program has begun shipping Lab-in-a-Box, a set of equipment, software and teaching resources for use in engineering courses. The ARM University Program provides ARM tools free of charge "to support teaching, laboratory work and educational research projects."
Researchers at the University of Houston are working on plans to create a therapeutic device, with a 3D printer, which would be used to help treat children with cerebral palsy.
CompTIA, a nonprofit association for the information technology industry, is seeking volunteers to help build and deploy an evangelism platform in an effort to raise interest in IT careers among women and girls.
The National Science Foundation has granted seven awards of $300,000 each to university research projects that aim to develop next-generation network technologies.
The "STEM pipeline" is leaking. But according to a new study published today, there's a fairly straightforward way to patch it up: Expose high school students to the actual workplaces where science, technology, engineering and math are done.
A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently took on a project for the Library of Congress to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books. The solution: an online game.
Researchers at the University of Florida have received a four-year, $1.97 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a national network that brings together professional and amateur paleontologists.
A new program out of MIT promises to introduce high school students to the wonders of invention. The Lemelson–MIT Program announced the launch of the Junior Varsity (JV) InvenTeam initiative, with pilots going on in Massachusetts and Texas.
Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.