Underrepresented minorities comprise approximately 30 percent of the United States population, but only 10 percent are college educated in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A Wayne State University study recently funded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science aims to change these statistics.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
Kids can be scientists for the week while conducting experiments and exploring exhibits at the Michigan Science Center.
Scientists at Michigan State University have confirmed the discovery of the world’s first-ever, two-headed bull shark.
Students in grades 6-12 in West Michigan, who are curious about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, are eligible to win a Kindle Fire, remote-control helicopters, Lego kits and t-shirts at the second annual “What Is An Engineer” demonstration on Tuesday, April 16.
In case classes, co-ops, extracurricular activities, work and other commitments weren’t enough, a growing number of Wayne State University College of Engineering students are dedicating their free time to promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers to Michigan youth.
Lawrence Technological University offers more than 20 engineering, science, design and technology summer science camps for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in improving their academic preparation while previewing career fields and college experiences.
St. Clair County Community College will have a Program Fair and STEM Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 27, in the College Center on the Port Huron campus.
Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that a resolution has passed in the Michigan Senate proclaiming March 24-30 as Michigan STEM Awareness Week, drawing attention to the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in Michigan.
The new three R’s are spelled S-T-E-M. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and the Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC) is partnering with more than a dozen community groups to kick off Lansing’s first STEM Week, Nov. 26-30.