STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Tesla Brings Unmanned Aerial Systems Training to East Los Angeles College

ELAC has announced that the Tesla Foundation, the charitable arm of Tesla, is introducing a first-of-its-kind program that will train participating students for future careers in unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

XYZprinting Intros $230 3D Printer

XYZprinting announced multiple 3D printer models, including one that sells for under $230, along with two new precision 3D printers and a commercial-grade prototyping printer.

Per-Credit Expenditures for Undergraduate Courses Declines 16% Over 15 Years

The largest drops occurred in engineering and health, where per-credit spending fell by more than 40 percent. A report of the results was issued by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Hawaii Offers College-Caliber Courses for Future Engineers

A program in Hawaii to help students get a head start on their college studies and career aspirations has sparked a partnership between the state's Department of Education and its university system.

Clemson U, Carnegie Mellon to Develop Robots for Advanced Manufacturing

Researchers at Clemson University (CU) are collaborating with a robotics institute affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop next-generation robots for advanced manufacturing across the automotive, aerospace, electronics and textile industries. CU will also help train the workers who will operate the robots, as part of a $253 million plan to fill roughly 510,000 jobs in manufacturing by 2025.



UNC Asheville Makerspace Brings Together Engineering, Art, Computer Science

The University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNC Asheville) last month opened a new makerspace that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration among students, encouraging engineers, artists and entrepreneurs to work alongside each other as well as faculty and staff experts.

Carnegie Mellon AI Ups the Ante in 20-Day Poker Fest

So far, in the poker tournament being heralded as "Brains Versus Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante," AI has collected more chips.

Ford Funds Creation of Electric Vehicle Summer Camp

The program will become part of a summer camp run by Kettering University, a Flint-based institution that offers programs in engineering, mathematics, business and science.

Penn State Pushes Use of IBM Watson to Improve Student Experiences

An organization at Penn State that brings the campus community together with industry for development of education technology is teaming up with IBM to challenge students, faculty and staff to use the company's artificial intelligence platform, Watson, to improve the student experience at the university.

Flatiron School, Birchbox Launch Women in Tech Initiative

The Flatiron School, an outcomes-based coding bootcamp based in New York City, has teamed up with Birchbox, a female-founded online subscription service for makeup and other beauty products, in an effort to increase female representation in the computer science field.

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