STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Can the Performing Arts Boost Student Outcomes in STEM Disciplines?

A recent paper from North Carolina State University suggests this might just be the case.

Project Aims to Increase STEM Access for Native American Students

Native Americans make up 1.2 percent of the overall U.S. population, yet only account for just 0.4 percent of all engineering bachelor's degrees. The University of Montana is looking to remedy that situation with the help of a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Bridge Program Speeds Prep for Non-Engineer STEM Masters Studies

The Tandon School of Engineering at New York University is trying a new tack to woo non-STEM students into STEM degree programs.

Udacity Intros Flying Car Nanodegree

Lessons will train participants in smart transportation, including the software skills needed for building autonomous flight systems.

New Online Bootcamp Comes to the States; Offers Free Access to 'Dreamers'

A new bootcamp is coming to America, this one by way of France. OpenClassrooms is an online program that offers certification tracks in development, product management and, soon, design.



U Michigan to Study Flexible STEM Classrooms

Researchers at the University of Michigan are using a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to look into the difference between teaching and learning in traditional lecture halls and more flexible classrooms.

7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay)

A recent forum brought together industry and academic experts to consider how to get more girls interested in science and engineering and keep them engaged.

UCLA Researchers Land $8.3 Million To Share Miniscope for Neuroscience

Dubbed the miniscope, the device is open-sourced, can be built from online instructions and has been put to use in at least 200 labs around the world so far.

STEM Degrees Draw Top Salaries, but So Do Others

Computer science and other STEM studies aren't the end-all/be-all for career success. Visual art, sociology, business management and even journalism degrees can help their recipients earn quite respectable salaries.

Rochester Institute of Tech Opens Center Focused on 'Computing Science for All'

A new initiative at RIT is working to change how CS is introduced to learners.

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