About 700 students from 38 Southern California high school teams are expected to compete in the 14th annual Solar Cup, the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition, May 13-15. The event is the culmination of a year-long education program sponsored by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
A summer STEM program at the Rochester Institute of Technology for girls in middle school is winning some recognition from a local organization.
In an effort to get local students interested in coding and programming, New York's Monroe College is launching a free, 12-week summer Coding Academy at its Bronx campus.
The Huntington Beach City School District has completed the latest phase in an initiative that will save the district an estimated $16.3 million while enriching science, technology, engineering arts and math (STEAM) education for students.
Lehighton Schools has won the National Education Foundation's 2016 STEM Leadership Award.
Twenty national finalist teams have been chosen to advance in the 14th annual eCybermission competition, with its National Judging and Educational Event taking place June 20-24 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Vernier Software & Technology will once again offer its annual Summer Institute workshops to help science, technology, engineering and math teachers integrate data-collection technology into their curricula.
Students can connect and collaborate with industry professionals for free through Nepris.
Just three months after President Obama announced a new "moonshot" initiative to eliminate cancer, a group of organizations has teamed together to bring high schoolers into the work. "Decoding Cancer" offers free standards-aligned curriculum made available through a program sponsored by education media company Discovery Education, non-profit Val Skinner Foundation, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and the Rutgers School of Public Health.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Lockheed Martin is investing $800,000 in Denver Public Schools (DPS) to expand STEM programming and education. Since 2007, Lockheed Martin has committed $6 million to expand Project Lead the Way programs in school districts nationally.