An increasing number of students from Michigan’s most financially strapped urban school districts, including Detroit and Flint, are joining robotics teams because local universities are making space and materials available at no charge.
It offers scholarships of up to $25,000 to students seeking auto industry-related degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM), or other eligible fields related to the automotive industry.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
The 2014 U.S. News and World Report survey of the best online college programs for veterans ranked the Southfield-based university 17th in the country.
The state’s senior automotive adviser will outline details of a 30-year strategic plan that aims to elevate Michigan’s status as a global auto industry leader.
They’re training students to fill the skilled workers gap in Michigan.
Engineering enrollment has doubled since 2008 and now stands at 320 students.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM (science, technology , engineering, and mathematics) fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.
Elizabeth Barrios says her career dream officially began when she was just 10 years old on a trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Now, she’s graduating from Wayne State and off to get her Ph.D.
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