STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


U california San Diego Program Lands $30,000 Grant for Scholarships

Sally Ride @ UC San Diego has received a $30,000 grant that will allow it to give scholarships to middle and high school girls attending the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy.

USC Opens Rocket-Based STEM Program to Community College Students

Community college students will live at USC and work on projects at the student-run Rocket Propulsion Lab on campus.

Tufts U to Host Lego Learning Symposium

Tufts University is partnering with Lego to host a two-day event where teachers can share best practices for using Legos in literacy, science, technology, engineering and math education.

Carnegie Mellon Taps Private Gift for Engineering Simulation Center

Carnegie Mellon University has launched a new collaboration with Ansys, a global company that produces software for engineering simulation.

Clemson U Team Blends Creative Movement with Computer Programming

The National Science Foundation recognized the Clemson team that created VEnvI, a program for middle school students that combines dance and computational concepts.



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.

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