STEM is one of the buzziest acronyms in education, but there’s a lot to all the talk about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A new study finds some critical shortfalls in the Philadelphia area, but also points to some solutions.
In the next few years, engineers are among the top 10 jobs US employers will have a hard time filling, so preparing students accordingly is key.
Silicon Valley was still number one — that’s a given. But Philadelphia ranked a pretty strong seventh, cited for its “diverse concentration of biopharma businesses and institutions,” including 25 medical schools.
When speakers aren’t an option, good enough is better than not at all.
Commencement ceremonies are being held Sunday for Villanova’s graduating class and among them is the university’s largest ever group of female engineering grads.
President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.
Many leaders, including Bill Gates, have warned that America is at risk of losing high-tech dominance if we don’t do a better job of teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, sometimes called STEM.
It was a day of fun and learning about the science of stuff at a fair on Drexel University’s Campus.
One New Year’s resolution you won’t have to make is to get ready for the phase-out of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. Enforcement of the change was de-funded by Congress.
They weren’t trying to make a better mousetrap, just trying to get as much power out of it as possible for their homemade vehicles.
Two electrical engineering students at Rowan University have built a robot that solves the Rubik’s Cube puzzle in nearly record time.