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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


More Schools Kick Off Esports Programs, Including Purdue and Texas A&M

Purdue University Northwest, in Westville, IN, has announced it will be introducing co-educational esports in the fall, making it the first school in the state to offer competitive gaming at the varsity level.

Athletic Conferences Partner with ESL Collegiate for Greater Esports Reach

ESL Collegiate has signed a three-year agreement with the BIG EAST Conference and has expanded its partnership with the West Coast Conference for the spring 2020 season, where participating teams will compete in League of Legends.

Twitch Phenom Pokimane Donates $50,000 to Fund UC Irvine Esports Scholarships

A female gamer with 94 million total views on Twitch.tv and almost 5 million subscribers on YouTube has pledged $50,000 to University of California, Irvine for student scholarships in its esports program.

Report Finds Boot Camp Model Troubling

An intensely researched study published on Class Central has dissected the economics of boot camps and found them to be poor venture capital investments — and possibly poor investments for their students too.

Boot Camp Growth Rate Slowed in 2019

Boot camps generated nearly half a billion dollars in 2019 and graduated almost 34,000 students, yet the year-over-year growth rate slowed, according to a report from Career Karma.



Video Game Association Adds Esports Scholarship to Roster

The foundation arm of the Entertainment Software Association recently announced a new esports scholarship specifically for women and minority students.

Wiley Launches Adaptive Calculus Courseware Built on Knewton Alta

Last year, Wiley acquired Knewton. Now the company has announced the first curriculum to be built on Alta, Knewton's adaptive technology, since the acquisition.

Esports Explodes on Campus in Time for Fall 2020 Play

New esports teams and playing spaces have been announced by a dozen colleges and universities around the country in the last month.

Competition Recruits CC Students to Find STEM Solutions for Real-World Problems

The American Association of Community Colleges and the National Science Foundation have opened up the Community College Innovation Challenge.

3D Printing for Workplace Skills

Penn State University's graduate-level Additive Manufacturing and Design program is giving students the technical and professional skills they need to succeed in the industry.