The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) held its second annual Hour of Code event on Friday, December 11, with 150 students from local high schools participating.
AT&T and Franklin University have partnered to promote computer science education with CBusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness, a 12-week computer programming contest for central Ohio-area high school students.
Four members of the Rochester Institute of Technology Women in Computing group will encourage middle and high school girls in events held during Computer Science Education Week.
NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.
Sierra College in the Sacramento suburb of Rocklin held the third annual Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) event.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have come up with an interactive design system that lets "casual users" create 3D-printable robotic creatures.
Cyber Science 3D and Cengage Learning will join forces to produce educational science products for K-12 and higher ed schools and libraries.
NASA has awarded prototypes of its R5 humanoid robot to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, and Northeastern University in Boston, MA, for advanced research and development work.
Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.
Eastern Michigan University recently brought girls from local middle schools to campus in an effort to inspire interest in academic and professional careers in technology as part of its "Digital Divas" program.