STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Harvey Mudd College Triples Female CS Graduation Rates

More than half of HMC’s most recent graduating class were women, surpassing the national average.

Deloitte Runs University Cyber Contest as Recruiting Tool

In just a couple of weeks students from universities across the country will vie for scholarships (and attention from a potential employer) in the latest Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition.

American Military University Backs CyberPatriot

American Military University has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.

U of Wyoming Runs STEM Program for K–12 Teachers

The university worked with a Wyoming school district to launch the federally funded professional development program, which trained K–12 teachers on project-based STEM learning.

Competency STEM Teacher Ed Program Wins State Pre-Approval

A new initiative to test out competency-based learning for training middle and high school teachers in science and math has shown enough mastery to gain the "informal" approval of the state where it's located.

GitHub Education Launches New Online Community

GitHub, a popular web-based repository of software source code and other computer files, has launched a new community forum for teachers and students who use GitHub in the classroom.

Vincennes U Adopts Tool to Connect Students to STEM opportunities

Vincennes University has adopted a new platform designed to connect students with opportunities in STEM careers and education.

Stanford Hosts AI Camp for Girls

A summer program at Stanford University introduced high school girls to artificial intelligence.

Stony Brook U Project to Extend Functions of Virtual Science Labs with Gaming Controls

Virtual labs have done a decent job of introducing students to scientific work and allowing them to simulate experiments in the absence of a physical lab. However, a faculty member at Stony Brook University said she believes virtual labs could do more, and she intends to apply gamification to find out whether its use could expand how science is practiced online.

Penn State Program Intros Teens to Software Behind Pokémon Go

A summer-time enrichment experience for high schoolers at Penn State has taken on a heightened level of excitement with the use of the same development toolset behind the global phenom Pokémon Go.

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