The Bosch Community Fund’s Bosch Energy, Science and Technology Project has donated $35,000 to 26 Detroit Public Schools teachers to fund projects to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction in the district.
Honeywell (NYSE:HON) and NASA are launching FMA Live Forces in Motion, a newly expanded version of the award-winning hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a fun and memorable way.
With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.
Greenville Middle School has been selected as a Verizon Innovative Learning School and has received a $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to help ensure that more students learn the skills necessary for success in higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
The looming shortage of engineers and scientists in the United States is a frequently told story. Concrete measures to solve the shortage? Not quite as frequently discussed. Enter the Engineering Society of Detroit Institute, which has issued five recommendations for a sustainable, collaborative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics blueprint in order to help fill the pipeline.
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.
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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.
This week is Spring Break at Michigan Technological University, but for a group of Michigan Tech students from the Detroit area, it’s a working vacation. They’re coming home to try to get the next generation of Detroit school children excited about going to college and pursuing careers in science and engineering.
The Engineering Society of Detroit Institute plans a two-day symposium for Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 on increasing Michigan’s levels of proficient high school students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — the so-called STEM disciplines.