Florida International University moves its summer camps online

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

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 • 2 months ago

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.

Coding workshops go virtual at Florida International University

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

Virtual workshops at the university cover topics like Python, penetration-testing tools and machine learning as organizers adapt to the pandemic.

LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 months ago

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