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Mobile software startup 52apps has an ambitious goal: create a new application for the iPhone or iPad every week. Just as ambitious: Do it with college students in South Carolina, far from the engineering hotbeds of Silicon Valley, New York or Austin, Texas
Monsanto has presented a $10,000 grant to the N.C. School for Science and Mathematics Foundation to help fund the school's Labs for Learning program in school districts in Northeastern North Carolina.
EdLeader21 CEO and author Ken Kay has been a leading voice for 21st century education in the United States for the past decade. He will be in Chapel Hill this week speaking during the Global Schools Network Leadership Conference.
Battelle Memorial Institute and 13 state STEM education networks officially launched STEMx on Wednesday at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas. North Carolina is one of the states participating in the effort.
American colleges and universities have long been viewed as the best in the world. Beneath this impressive exterior, however, some significant cracks are evident. North Carolina institutions of higher learner have a little bit of both, according to a new report released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Innovative technologies such as interactive white boards, iClickers and tablets are becoming standard tools in today's classrooms. And, if recent research is any indication, futuristic study buddies may not be far behind.
Education Department tours STEM East facilities; Students get science lesson at Carowinds' new ride; STEM Summit 2012 quickly approaching in Dallas; Special summer recruitment for NCNSP STEP 2012-13 cohort; U.S. News Ranks Top 250 STEM High Schools
Online Universities recently came out with a list of the top 50 iPad applications geared specifically for students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.
A pilot curriculum being tested at Apex High school is one of only five in the country looking to teach mobile app development to students. The idea is to increase interest in science, technology, engineering, and math by leveraging the technology inside the classroom that kids already are excited about outside of the classroom.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields promise a growing rate of career opportunities in coming years. While this bodes well for an ailing job market, it may not provide mutual benefits for both men and women. Professional engineer and author Karen Purcell explores the reasons why so few women are pursuing careers in STEM fields.
Sina Bahram was recognized as one of 14 "Champions of Change" at a White House ceremony on Monday, honoring those who have made significant efforts to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) more accessible to people with disabilities.