Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM SuccessThe 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.
Wayne State's GO-GIRL STEM Education Program Taking ApplicationsWayne State University’s GO-GIRL (Gaining Options-Girls Investigate Real Life) program, designed to help girls build confidence, capacity and career awareness in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, is now accepting applications for the winter 2014 semester.
LTU Hosts Nov. 19 Microsoft YouthSpark STEM Education Event
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.
Event Notices From Oct. 25-27The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
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.
LTU's Biggest Gift Ever, $20M, Will Create STEM CenterLawrence Technological University has received a $20 million gift to support its “Proud Heritage, Bold Future” capital campaign. It is the largest cash gift in the 4,500-student private university’s 81-year history.
Michigan Dog Who 'Did Calculus' Dies At 13Elvis the Welsh Corgi's skill came to the attention of his owner, a math professor, about 10 years ago.
Grand Valley Engineering Students Graduate, Showcase ProjectsMore than 60 engineering students will participate in a special graduation ceremony Aug. 2 at Grand Valley State University. The graduates will join the thousands of Grand Valley alumni who are helping to drive the state’s economy with their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degree.
Grand Valley STEM Graduates Help Drive EconomyGrandville native Jake Hall never changed his major while in college. He knew he wanted to pursue an engineering career since his first year of high school.
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.
Event Notices From April 16The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
West Michigan Students Invited to Find out 'What is an Engineer?' and Win PrizesStudents 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.
Wayne State Engineering Students Fueling STEM Programs For YouthIn 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.
Automation Alley To Observe STEM Awareness WeekAutomation 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.