STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Department of Homeland Security Calls on Students to Learn Cybersecurity Skills

The United States Department of Homeland Security earlier this week launched its 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative. The competition invites current undergraduate and graduate students to support the agency’s cyber work at more than 40 field offices nationwide.

Texas Cracks Down on Coding Bootcamps

The Texas Workforce Commission has sent letters to a handful of coding bootcamps operating without proper certification, in violation of Texas law.

U at Buffalo Facility to Advance Self-Driving Cars

UB recently received funding to build a new, multifaceted research facility dedicated to autonomous and connected vehicles, fully equipped with multiple simulators and other instruments.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Develops App That Detects Alcohol Intoxication

AlcoGait runs in the background on a user’s smartphone and continuously analyzes the user’s walking pattern for anomalies that indicate intoxication level.

Report Urges States to Take Action on Computer Science Education

A new report out from the Southern Regional Education Board recommends five actions for states and schools to help more young people and underrepresented groups learn computer science skills and explore careers in computing fields.



UCI Launches Coding Boot Camp for Continuing Ed Students

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education is launching its first Coding Boot Camp, designed for working professionals and students.

STEM Company Launches Minecraft Adventure Course to Teach Python

BrainStorm STEM Education has launched Python Temple, a new course intended to teach students how to program using Minecraft and Python.

Stanford Student-Led Program Teaches High School Girls to Code

One student-led program at Stanford University that aims to close that gap is teaching Bay Area high school girls computer science skills in order to engage them in CS early on.

NYC Data Science Bootcamp Launches Remote Program

A New York-based data science bootcamp has launched an online education program for long-distance learners.

International Students Studying STEM in U.S. Jumps 10 Percent

The number of international students studying STEM subjects in the United States grew 10.1 percent from November 2015 to November 2016, according to a recent study published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal law enforcement agency.

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