STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Rochester Institute of Tech Launches Series on Artificial Intelligence

RIT is kicking off a new seminar series focused on connecting the campus’s growing artificial intelligence (AI) community. The series builds off the success of RIT's Move78 retreat last February, and will delve deeper into machine learning, neuromorphic computing, computer vision and other topics.

Howard University to Open Campus at Googleplex

A new campus at Google's corporate headquarters in Mountain View, CA expands its partnership with Howard University, a historically black college in Washington, D.C. The “Howard West" campus will enable juniors and seniors in Howard’s computer science (CS) program to stay three months at a time at Google to learn from Howard and Google CS experts.

U of Florida to Open IoT Institute for Future Engineers

The Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World will facilitate collaboration between resident expert research faculty in the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research and industry professionals in the IoT space.

AI Market to Grow 47.5% Over Next Four Years

The artificial intelligence (AI) market in the United States education sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 47.5 percent during the period 2017-2021, according to a new report by market research firm Research and Markets.

Arizona State U Launches Open, Adaptive Lessons on Space Exploration

Arizona State University has created a free series of digital lessons, simulations and virtual field trips designed to teach science through space exploration.



Undergrad Research Experiences Can Deliver 'Value-Add' in STEM

A new National Academies Press book examines the successes, challenges and opportunities for undergraduate research experiences, specifically for STEM students.

Incoming NYU Tandon School of Engineering Students Experience VR-Gaming

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering has created a virtual reality app that enables users to explore and engage with a microscopic, intracellular world in a game-like environment. The VR experience, called Tandon Labs, is being used as an admissions tool with a simple goal: Attract future engineers and scientists who are hyped about STEM.

New Education Think Tank Debuts, Offering Online News and Research

FutureEd, a new education policy think tank, has launched today, offering online news, analysis and research that’s independent, nonpartisan and “solution-oriented.”

Largest Coalition of Coding Bootcamps to Publish Data on Job Outcomes

The first cohort of coding bootcamps in the newly formed Council on Integrity in Results Reporting plans to release student graduation and job placement data in a standardized framework later this month.

Smithsonian and National Art Education Assoc. Partner on Teaching With Digital Resources

The Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association, which represents visual arts educators, have entered a three-year agreement to work collaboratively on educator professional development and to support teacher creation of model curriculum. One of the resources available to educators is the Smithsonian Learning Lab, an online toolkit to find, customize and share digital museum resources.

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