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.
Community college students will live at USC and work on projects at the student-run Rocket Propulsion Lab on campus.
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 University has launched a new collaboration with Ansys, a global company that produces software for engineering simulation.
The National Science Foundation recognized the Clemson team that created VEnvI, a program for middle school students that combines dance and computational concepts.
Funded by the Victor and William Fung Foundation, the makerspace will provide local resources and global connections for the MIT community.
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.
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.
Response to the purchase was immediate and fierce, but Elsevier maintains it will keep SSRN's "freemium" model.
These four uses for social media in STEM courses focus on deepening student learning through better communication.