Obama Mingles With a Giraffe at 'Maker Faire' to Promote STEM Education and Boost Manufacturing Industries
Today President Barack Obama mingled with a 17-foot electric giraffe. It was towering in the South Lawn of the White House as a symbol of innovation at the White House's first "Maker's Faire."
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)’s scholarship funding arm, AME Institute and Kronos Incorporated recently announced a new scholarship for students interested in manufacturing careers.
This year's U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference was aimed to focus on tangible results and facilitate collaboration to develop strategies that will help drive the STEM workforce, fill more STEM jobs and encourage greater student participation in STEM education.
This article was published in our February 2008 issue of Control Design along with "The Not-So-Odd Couple."
Lego invests in redesigning the STEM revolution. They have maintained a relationship with National Instruments for over 20 years with the purpose of bringing hands-on learning to children in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines and continue to push for modern learning styles.
Siemens hopes to infuse more women into the engineering workforce. And they have a great idea of how to do it.
The latest report from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council shows that integrating (STEM) disciplines in K-12 education leads to greater student retention and achievement, improved college-readiness skills and increased interest in pursuing a STEM-related career.
How does your gender, marital status and family affect a career in science, technology, engineering and math?
University of Utah Doubles Engineering Grads in Support of High-Tech Job Growth
Valeo Innovation Challenge experts and independent scientists have begun reviewing the projects of 1,412 students from around the world.