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MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 23 hours ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

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

Cyber training center at USC Aiken to receive $15M

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

The facility being built on the South Carolina university campus is tied to one of five Army National Guard cyber battalions.

Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.

Arkansas to develop statewide high-school cybersecurity program

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The new curriculum and courses will give students the ability to immerse themselves in industry-relevant concepts and prepare for future careers.

New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”

Filling the cybersecurity workforce gap is education’s responsibility

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Commentary: With the huge demand for cybersecurity professionals, it’s the job of universities and high schools to step up, says Eileen Belastock.

Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

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