FIRST Robotics Adds 77 New Michigan Teams, Now Top State In U.S.A new season is upon the FIRST Robotics competition teams across the country, and Michigan leads the way with more high school teams than any other state.
Bosch Supports STEM Education With $35k Grants To Detroit Public SchoolsThe 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, NASA Bring 'Hip Hop Physics' To Rochester Hills, ManisteeHoneywell (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.
Wayne State Changing Undergraduate STEM Teaching TechniquesWith 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 Gets $50k Grant From Verizon FoundationGreenville 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.
ESD Urges STEM Education Authority, More And Earlier STEM EducationThe 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.
WSU Researcher Aims To Make STEM Education More Accessible To Native AmericansUnderrepresented 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.
Event Notices From April 16The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
Program Fair, STEM Awareness Day Set At St. Clair County CCSt. 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.
Michigan Tech Students Spending Spring Break In DetroitThis 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.
ESD Sets Two-Day Conference On Boosting STEM EducationThe 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.
Volt Auction Winner To Be AnnouncedChevrolet will announce the winner of the Volt Charity Auction, which hit $225,000, on Thursday, Dec. 16 at the Detroit International Academy, an all-girls academy that stresses science and math.