STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

MIT’s New Makerspace Plans to Facilitate International Collaborations

Funded by the Victor and William Fung Foundation, the makerspace will provide local resources and global connections for the MIT community.

Where's the 'Computer Science' in STEM?

According to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a non-profit science and technology think tank, while there's a certain "groundswell of interest" in CS in the United States, it's still not enough to address the high demand for skilled workers among employers.

St Petersburg State U Wins IBM Programming Contest

A team of three students from Saint Petersburg State University in Russia won first place in the 40th annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Elsevier Stirs Up Controversy with SSRN Acquisition

Response to the purchase was immediate and fierce, but Elsevier maintains it will keep SSRN's "freemium" model.

4 Ways to Use Social Media for Learning

These four uses for social media in STEM courses focus on deepening student learning through better communication.

National Institute for STEM Ed Integrates Chalk & Wire's E-Portfolio Tool

The National Institute for STEM Education has partnered with Chalk & Wire in an effort to improve assessment of STEM teachers as they seek certification.

UC Davis Hosts C-STEM Day

Students from elementary school through community college will take part in the sixth annual C-STEM Day held by the University of California, Davis on May 21. The C-STEM Day events will take place at the UC Davis campus and at University High School in Irvine, CA.

Carnegie Mellon and Disney Develop RFID Tagging for Real-Time Interactivity

The signals from radio-frequency identification tags can make physical objects interactive.

The Shocking Data Security Gap in Computer Science Education

Giving students an early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram.

Director of RIT's SMASH Experience for Girls Wins STEM Award

The director of the Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls program at the Rochester Institute of Technology has received a STEM Program Recognition Award from the Finger Lakes STEM Hub.

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