Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Rochester Institute of Tech Receives Grant for STEM Equity and Assistive Tech

An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

U California San Diego Develops Sustainable Computer Science Classes for K-12

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is launching a three-year initiative to help three school districts in the region keep their computer science courses up-to-date with rapid changes in technology.

Internet2 Deal Gives Free Memberships to Society of Women Engineers

Internet2 has struck a deal with the Society of Women Engineers to give up to 200 women free membership in SWE.

Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things

USC Tool Taps Big Data to Bring Down Child Trafficking

A three-year research project at the University of Southern California wants to shutter child trafficking operations, and it's using big data searching to do it.

Ball State Students as Developers: Not Just Technology Users

Ball State University is known for offering its students not only the experience of using the latest technologies, but also the chance to develop them. CT spoke with Ball State University's Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Kyle Parker.

Russian Team Wins Battle of the Brains

Three students from St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics and Optics won the International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

Partnerships and the Future of Research Universities in America

Freeman Hrabowski considers the need research universities have to become more inclusive in terms of working with agencies and other partners at multiple, different levels.

Vanderbilt U Wins NASA's Student Launch Challenge 3 Years Running

Vanderbilt University has won NASA's Student Launch Challenge for the third year in a row.

AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.