Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Southwestern Michigan College to Use 3D Visualization in Science Classrooms

The college in Dowagiac, MI, will install Sensavis's The 3D Classroom software in every classroom of its newly renovated science center.

New Arizona State 'Future of Innovation' School Wants Students 'To Make a Difference'

Arizona State University has introduced a new school that examines how innovation operates within the maelstrom of technology and society.

Big Data Research Project Looks for Answers to Questions Nobody Knows to Ask

A computer science researcher at an Illinois institution is working on algorithms to help computers apply artificial intelligence to figure out what important answers are buried in big data — even though the users may not know what questions to ask.

Olin College-Built SnotBot Soon To Start Collecting

The partnership between Olin College and the Ocean Alliance intended to use drone technology — the "bot" — to collect samples of blow — the "snot" — from whales has succeeded in reaching and exceeding its Kickstarter goal of $225,000.

NASA Selects Winners for Minority University Research and Education Project Grants

NASA has selected five higher education institutions to share in $6 million as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project, an initiative that aims to provide educator training and expand science, technology, engineering and math course offerings.

U California Los Angeles Wins $1.62 Million To Build Energy Storage System

Engineers from the University of California Los Angeles Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have won a $1.62 million grant to build a hybrid energy storage system.

Research: Iterative Decision-Making Improves Critical Thinking

Want to help your students improve their critical thinking? Then give them opportunities to make decisions during your lab exercises.

Texas A&M Summer STEM Camp Preps Young Engineers

The second annual CampBUILD for high school students at Texas A&M University focused on project-based learning in STEM subjects.

Elsevier Launches Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is now accepting registration for the Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge, "a series of online quizzes that measure how quickly chemists can find the information they need to correctly answer research questions."

Detroit University To Promote College Prep at Middle-School Level

Middle-school students at Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy in Detroit will receive extra help with STEAM subjects that will follow them until they’re ready to enter Lawrence Technological University as freshmen.