Rice University’s Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity will offer summer camps for middle and high school students aimed at increasing their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as future careers. The camps are targeting underrepresented populations in STEM fields.
The Council on Integrity Results Reporting (CIRR) last week released its first set of outcomes for students who attended an accelerated computer science program, or "coding bootcamp," during the first half of 2016.
Hackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Word, which security researchers say can be used to quietly install different kinds of malware — even on fully patched computers, according to tech news and analysis site ZDNet.
Through a new partnership with VitalSource, faculty and students within the CSU system will be able to access CSU-created OER materials and other digital content on the VitalSource Bookshelf Platform.
Mobile student assistant app OOHLALA today introduced a smart calendar feature designed to help users track their activities on and off campus.
The NitroScore online calculator ranks college and major choices based on a student’s predicted ability to repay student loans after graduation. Families can compare schools, financial aid offers and majors to find an affordable option.
Worldwide, enthusiasm for new computing devices seems to be tapering off. According to a new repor, overall device shipments will remain flat in 2017, even as traditional PCs (including laptops) go into a decline that's forecast to last at least through 2019.
The deadline for the 2017 CT Impact Awards has been extended to April 21.
The agreement with Atlantis Charter School is the first of its kind for the "Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies" or BLOSSOMS program. While other schools have used BLOSSOMS on an ad hoc basis, the latest arrangement will include professional development starting this month for teachers to help them improve their STEM instructional practices.