Boeing gives Virginia Tech $50M for innovation campus

by Emily Bamforth

The new partnership boosts an ongoing construction project that will include a student success center and space for startups and larger businesses.

Ohio State researchers outline ‘smart’ job growth post-COVID

by Jake Williams

A new study from university researchers offers the central Ohio region six ideas to prepare for jobs of the future.

Penn State joins initiative to hire more diverse STEM faculty

by Betsy Foresman

Ultimately, the initiative will increase career opportunities in STEM fields for underrepresented groups, as well as improve student success.

U. Houston partnered with Microsoft to build STEM career pipeline

by Betsy Foresman

A new partnership is hoped to educate students and professionals in Texas to prepare them for new career opportunities in technology fields.

Illinois launches STEM website to improve education access

by Betsy Foresman

A new website showcases STEM resources like career-development events, virtual summer camps and learning centers at local universities or community colleges.

University of Florida builds supercomputer for AI research, education

by Betsy Foresman

The supercomputer, slated to be completed in 2021, is to prepare university students for jobs in AI, while also providing access to K-12 programs and Black and Hispanic colleges nationally.

Google announces certificates, scholarships to support workforce

by Jake Williams

Google says it will consider completion of the Coursera-based programs, which begin this fall, the equivalent of a four-year college degree.

Florida International University moves its summer camps online

by Betsy Foresman

While students can't participate in traditional summer camps this year because of the pandemic, FIU has created several virtual alternatives.

U. South Florida to offer cybersecurity courses for K-12 districts

by Jake Williams

The new program, which launches at schools in three Tampa-area counties this fall, will stress the importance of IT security and attempt to create talent pipeline to help close the cybersecurity workforce gap.