STEM EDUCATION - Higher Education

Experts See Early STEM Exposure as Key to Fortifying Cybersecurity

by Ya-Marie Sesay | May 18, 2017
If students were exposed to STEM earlier in life, the nation’s cybersecurity could be improve [...] Read more

University of Illinois Cancels Scientist Talk After Backlash

by Associated Press | May 17, 2017
URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois has cancelled plans to host a talk by Nobel Laureat [...] Read more

Study: Teacher Prep Programs Failing to Thoroughly Cover Subject Matter

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 11, 2017
An NCTQ report concludes that too many teacher prep programs at the undergraduate level don’t [...] Read more

NASA Recognizing Veteran Science Writer Warren Leary

by Reginald Stuart | May 2, 2017
Leary is set to be formally inducted Friday into the elite “Chroniclers,” a program at NASA [...] Read more

University of Illinois Statue Honors Women in Engineering

by Associated Press | April 30, 2017
URBANA, Ill. — A new statue on the University of Illinois’ campus honors women in engineeri [...] Read more

Engineer Set to Take Over New York State University System

by Associated Press | April 24, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — An entrepreneur and engineer who has worked in government and is in the Nation [...] Read more

New Mexico Nursing Board Puts College on Notice

by Associated Press | April 12, 2017
SANTA FE, N.M. — Santa Fe Community College won’t be able to accept any new students into i [...] Read more

Martin Learned to be Game-Changer Off the Field

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 6, 2017
Although he was the first Black football player at North Carolina State University, Dr. Marcus [...] Read more

Leading Educators: All Students Need Data Analytics Courses

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 30, 2017
The growing need for college graduates who are versed in data analytics is emphasized in a new [...] Read more

Project Aims to Help School Nurses Tackle Suicide Rates

by Associated Press | March 28, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Researchers in New Mexico, California and Maryland are working with publi [...] Read more

Blind Chemist Creates STEM Curriculum for Sightless Children

by Olivia Johnson, Minnesota Daily | March 27, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS — When she was 6 or 7, Mona Minkara’s eyesight began to fade. Eventually diagno [...] Read more

Cuba Offers Colombia 1,000 Medical School Scholarships

by Associated Press | March 16, 2017
HAVANA — Cuba is offering Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships to support a peace accor [...] Read more

Arkansas College Grant Provides 2 years of Tuition and Fees

by Sarah Morris, The Jonesboro Sun | March 12, 2017
JONESBORO, Ark. — Kyler Daniels has not yet graduated from Walnut Ridge High School, but the [...] Read more

Leader of Texas Medical Center Selected as University of Arizona President

by Associated Press | March 8, 2017
PHOENIX — The state Board of Regents on Tuesday selected the leader of the world’s bigg [...] Read more

Wright State University Gets its 1st Female President

by Associated Press | March 6, 2017
DAYTON, Ohio — Wright State University in southwest Ohio has announced the first female presi [...] Read more