Just as the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment drew attention to the goal of achieving carbon neutrality on campus, a new initiative hopes to pressure schools to accelerate their work diversifying students and faculty.
A high school in Richmond, CA will be the site of a new "Fab Lab" as part of a Chevron-funded initiative to bring the maker movement into the communities where the energy company has operations.
The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.
An institution in North Carolina will be implementing a mentor-protégé program specifically focused on science.
The CMDragons, a robot soccer team developed by computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), have won the 2015 Robot World Cup Initiative (RoboCup), which was held on July 22 in Hefei, China.
A group of research-active science faculty members has called for "immediate change" to improve the quality of university STEM education.
A Texas university and four community colleges are working together to draw students into engineering and keep them on track to graduation.
Digi-Key Electronics is partnering with ARM's University Program to help make the latter's Lab-in-a-Box available to universities.
A well-known summer program for children at the Rochester Institute of Technology has expanded its offerings this year to include such courses as video production, 3D digital graphics and even traditional art.
The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering has received two gifts worth $3.5 million that represent the start of a five-year $10.5-million fundraising campaign to support the NYU Center for K12 STEM Education's initiative to train 500 New York City teachers in science, technology, education and math.