Image: alasu.edu Alabama State University recently announced the receipt of more than $1 million in federal funding to help boost research opportunities for students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Once you've figured out your laptop and smartphone situation, chances are you'll want to invest in a nice backpack or a few extras to make the dorm room feel like home. Our back-to-school accessories picks are a perfect mix of necessities and...
After eight years of studying best practices for expanding a business, a pair of Stanford professors are scaling up the size of their classroom with their first foray into massive open online courses (MOOC).
Image: File Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, arguing that the administration is forcing states to adopt the Common Core academic standards in order to compete for federal grants.
Recently, journalists and researchers have been blaming smartphones for bad parenting. They want us to put down our devices and focus on our children. But they’ve got it all wrong. It is no wonder that anxiety plagues the modern human.
You’ve probably read the rumors by now: Facebook’s Messenger app records your movements! Spies on your conversations! Kills baby unicorns! Facebook wants you to know that it’s doing nothing of the sort.
At Startup Grind we’re constantly asked how we face the challenge of the gender gap in our communities and what we’re doing to make our events more inclusive of women. Startup houses and co-working spaces want to know how they can create an environment more inviting and appealing to women, attendees ask how we get female entrepreneurs to speak, and so on. There is no easy answer to all of this, but what we do know is incredible female entrepreneurs are everywhere. Still, while women are starting companies at 1.5 times the national average, they are consistently poorly represented tech, accelerators, co-working spaces and startup events around the world. Startup Grind was proud to have hosted 40% female speakers on stage at our 2014 global event this past February. We were inspired by the brilliance of Stella & Dot’s Jessica Herrin, Y Combinator’s Jessica Livingston and GoogleX’s Megan Smith, to name a few. Despite the fact that we were able to recognize a fantastic group of women at this event, there is no denying it’s a constant struggle for Startup Grind chapter directors and their communities around the world to connect with female entrepreneurs. Whether its …
Dropbox has changed its terms of service to include forced arbitration, which limits your ability to take legal action against them if they cause you trouble. Thankfully, you have 30 days to opt out through this online form. Check out the Consumerist's take on this for more info. [Dropbox Blog]