LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.

Portland State U. to upgrade STEM facility with $4.5 million donation

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The founders of Vernier Software & Technology have now donated more than $10 million to PSU in support of STEM learning and underrepresented student groups.

Texas A&M innovation challenge draws students from around the world

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

In a two-day competition, students from 40 universities will design and build inventions that can be used to help solve global challenges.

North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.

Virginia Tech names director of new innovation campus

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Lance Collins will lead Virginia Tech's efforts to build university and industry partnerships to advance development of technology and talent.

Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.

Rural STEM education bill aims to grow workforce

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

If passed, the legislation would set up grants for research and development of STEM education plans for rural schools.

New Jersey announces K-12 'Computer Science for All' plan

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

To prepare students for success in STEM careers, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murpy has unveiled a new plan to fund and promote computer science education.

How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

Commentary: Technology is a key to students integrating into an increasingly global economy, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.