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Obama: More Women And Minorities Should Take On STEM, And This Student Is Proof

Obama: More Women And Minorities Should Take On STEM, And This Student Is Proof

Kimberly Yam  01.23.2015
An engineering student's dedication to her field has earned her praise from the president. Camille Eddy, sophomore at Boise State University,...
Researchers Use Twitter To Track Heart Disease

Researchers Use Twitter To Track Heart Disease

01.24.2015
By Tom Jacobs Why does one community have higher levels of heart disease than another? Some of the reasons are obvious, such as income...
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Rethinking The Three Rs: Why We Need A New Model Of Education

Rethinking The Three Rs: Why We Need A New Model Of Education

01.23.2015
In America, traditional schooling has frequently drawn inspiration from the trusty “three Rs”: writing, reading and arithmetic. But...
Bill Gates Makes Bold Bet About Ending Poverty, And Tech Plays A Big Role

Bill Gates Makes Bold Bet About Ending Poverty, And Tech Plays A Big Role

Robbie Couch  01.22.2015
Technological advances will drastically change life in the developing world by 2030. Bill Gates is betting on it. In the 2015 Gates...
10 Fundraising Projects Backed By YouTube's International Stars

10 Fundraising Projects Backed By YouTube's International Stars

01.22.2015
When YouTube star Tyler Oakley decided to support the Trevor Project for his 25th birthday, he knew he could count on his huge fan base....
'State of the Union' Relies on Stronger Elementary, Secondary STEM Offerings

'State of the Union' Relies on Stronger Elementary, Secondary STEM Offerings

01.22.2015
As the president stated, to ensure a more prosperous future, we must continue to focus on education. At the K-12 level, we must equip students...
An Investment in Education for the Next Generation of STEM Innovators Is a Smart Bet

An Investment in Education for the Next Generation of STEM Innovators Is a Smart Bet

01.21.2015
As the focus on innovation and technology in American industries continues to sharpen, the need for qualified applicants in science, technology,...
Sheryl Sandberg Joins Global Women Leaders in Tech to Demand Gender Equality

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Global Women Leaders in Tech to Demand Gender Equality

01.20.2015
Sheryl Sandberg has been outspoken in encouraging and mentoring other women and girls to be leaders -- a critical component that is often...
10 Apps To Keep You Accountable For Those New Year's Resolutions

10 Apps To Keep You Accountable For Those New Year's Resolutions

Heather Adams  01.21.2015
(RNS) Still trying to keep up with those New Year’s resolutions? Fear not: As your vows to lose weight or give more to charity get harder...
Sleeping Bag That Turns Into Tent Could Help Homeless People This Winter

Sleeping Bag That Turns Into Tent Could Help Homeless People This Winter

Eleanor Goldberg  01.21.2015
Homeless people are at risk of dying on the streets this winter since many frigid cities don’t have emergency action plans in place. But...
7 EdTech Startups Revolutionizing STEM

7 EdTech Startups Revolutionizing STEM

01.21.2015
What we need are new ideas, which means we need scientists. The key to training the next generation of idea-generators is an education...
Horyou TV: Can Social Good Videos Go Viral?

Horyou TV: Can Social Good Videos Go Viral?

01.19.2015
High above the west fifties in Manhattan overlooking Fifth avenue the people at Horyou -- pronounced OR-YOW -- are attempting to make social...
Food Waste Is A Serious Problem In The U.S.

Food Waste Is A Serious Problem In The U.S.

01.20.2015
Through innovative monitoring and tracking technology, a network of 200 food banks across the country, a dedicated volunteer force and...
Engineering for the Future

Engineering for the Future

01.16.2015
With the world's population rapidly expanding and our ecosystems under extreme stress, the field of engineering must focus like never before...