NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.
Sierra College in the Sacramento suburb of Rocklin held the third annual Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) event.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have come up with an interactive design system that lets "casual users" create 3D-printable robotic creatures.
Cyber Science 3D and Cengage Learning will join forces to produce educational science products for K-12 and higher ed schools and libraries.
NASA has awarded prototypes of its R5 humanoid robot to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, and Northeastern University in Boston, MA, for advanced research and development work.
Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.
Eastern Michigan University recently brought girls from local middle schools to campus in an effort to inspire interest in academic and professional careers in technology as part of its "Digital Divas" program.
Cornell University is launching a new program designed to prepare middle and high school students for higher ed academic careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Context is everything. That's true whether you're trying to understand just how harmful red meat really is or considering how to create robots that can help people based on the information the machines receive in real time. The latter effort will be the focus of a new institute at the University of California San Diego.
In a new agreement the STEM education company created by America's first female astronaut has become an official part of the institution under a new multidisciplinary program that intends to continue its educational mission of inspiring K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math, with a special emphasis on reaching out to girls and other under-represented groups of kids.