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Engineering students from across the globe competed in Energy Relay –the 2012 ASME Student Design Competition–held in conjunction with the Society's 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition.
Mechanical Engineering Magazine's Hod Lipson writes about how 3d printing is influencing fabrication....
Microsoft is taking an unusual approach to tackling a shortage of computer science graduates — one of the most serious issues facing the technology industry, and a broader challenge for the nation’s economy.
In partnership with the National Art Education Association, IDSA invites all K-12 grades 5-12* educators (as facilitators), their students (as learners), college design students and design practitioners to participate in the Design Learning Challenge 2013.
WHAT: Participate in hands-on activities and visit research labs to find out what computer science is all about! UW Computer Science & Engineering students, faculty and academic advisors along with representatives from local technology companies will introduce you to the broad range of problems computer science can address.
WHO: Middle and high school students and their families.
WHEN: 1pm - 3pm on Saturday, December 8th, 2012
The Aviation Academy, located at Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field in Everett, WA, is for all students, ages 13 through 18, who are curious about aviation....
The astonishing story of a team of high school seniors and their remarkable mentor, who come together—not to play a sport or exercise their athletic prowess—but rather to build a machine that will battle in the most heated, sophisticated robotics contest in the world.
New clubs were formed this year, including Technology Student Association (TSA), a club for students to work with all kinds of technology...
Weekend of discovery for students, teachers and families. Formerly known as Open House, hands-on activities demonstrate what engineers do and how they work. High school students and families learn about college admissions and university life.
Our STEM Vital Signs research shows that, while a STEM background offers no guarantees—nothing does—it sure does improve the odds. In the past three years, jobless people outnumbered new job postings by more than three to one. In the STEM fields, by contrast, job postings outnumbered the jobless by almost two to one.
At a time when Washington is a net importer of engineers, a more appreciative vocabulary could tempt a new generation of students into studying engineering.
Washington State University is working to engage new Engineers...
AmSafe® Industries, Inc. today unveiled a new scholarship program at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (“TARC”). Established in the honor of Brendan M. Kutler, who suddenly and unexpectedly died in his sleep on December 29, 2009, at the age of seventeen, the $5,000 annual, four-year scholarship will be open to all students who participate in the TARC competition during their Junior or Senior years of high school.
The Michigan Daily Business and education leaders urge STEM education Daily Herald A panel from government, business and education answered questions about STEM for the Women's Business Network luncheon on Thursday.
On the morning of Thursday, December 6th, CSPC released 'A Letter on STEM Education for America's Parents' at the American Association for the...
Whether you want to volunteer in a kindergarten or high school classroom or anywhere in between, it can be confusing without having a plan. Get started with the Engineers as Educators workshop, Saturday December 8th.
WHO Computer Science StudentsWHAT A contest where CS students spend 3 hours solving programming problems in teams of 1-3 people with 1 computer using the programming language of their choice.WHERE UW, Paul Allen Center for CSE (Directions & Parking)WHEN December and also next AprilWHY To allow Computer Science students to use the skills gained in class to compete for medals, prizes, and HONOR. :-)
Next school year, nearly 1,900 Washington students will get $5,000 scholarships to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, math and health care.
In the Silicon Valley Distortion Field, it can seem like everyone is learning to code -- that coding has become cool.
The curriculum, delivered through PLTW's Virtual Academy, is provided free of charge to schools that register with PLTW. More than 4,700 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are offering PLTW courses to their students.
PLTW was recently cited by the Harvard Graduate School of Education as a "model for 21st century career and technical education."
The InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, offers an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention.
InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Each InvenTeam chooses its own problem to solve.
From June 14-17, 18 teams of high school inventors were on campus for the InvenTeams Odyssey -- the teams' final event in which to showcase, present and demonstrate inventions sponsored by the Lemelson-MIT Program. The program gave teams up to $10,000 each to develop their inventions during the 2005-2006 school year.
We recently partnered with the Edmonds School District, UW, Edmonds Community College and The Boeing Company to support the STEM Magnet High School program at Montlake Terrace High School...