Virginia Tech announces $1 billion 'innovation campus'

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Planned near Amazon's Northern Virginia HQ2 site, the campus will host STEM graduate students next year.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

U. of Missouri boosts STEM for rural schools with $22.4M in grants

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The university anticipates new federal funding will bring STEM education to 500 educators and nearly 30,000 students in high-need areas.

ISTE releases first-ever multi-disciplinary K-12 STEM guidelines

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The competencies are intended to give all K-12 teachers, regardless of subject, a base for instructing computer science.

DHS injects $21.5 million into national STEM and cybersecurity curricula program

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center will receive 5 years of funding to expand its reach to a projected seven million new students.

Cryptocurrency firm opens 'Ripple for Good,' a STEM and fintech philanthropy

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple Labs is allocating more than $100 million to jumpstart a new philanthropic institution.

New York illuminates career options for students with new website

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

“Paths to the Professions” is a new website to help students scout career paths in more than 50 professions.

Cyber-physical systems program to debut at University of Virginia

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Through $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a new program will train graduate students in cyber-physical and IoT systems.

Blockchain is now a senior capstone course in North Carolina community colleges

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The new course uses IBM's already freely available zero-to-blockchain curriculum, but will be taught by Wake Tech professors.

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