The benefit of the convenience of online courses is apparent to many students. “I could stay at home and go on vacation and still have a summer,” said UConn senior Jennifer Birchwale, who has taken two online summer classes, said.
While the U.S. may not lie on the extreme end of civil rights violations against the female population, the U.S. still impedes women's access to certain positions. The result is a vicious cycle. Women are not encouraged to be doctors, lawyers or politicians to the same extent as their male peers.
Astronaut Scott Kelly says that his epic year in space will help fuel longer-term space missions, paving the way for NASA’s ambitious plan to send humans to Mars. “I think that expanding our envelope and our ability to operate is something that will take us further from the planet,” he said, during an interview with NASA TV shortly after landing in Kazakhstan early Wednesday.
Eric Schmidt, the former chief executive officer of Google, will head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Mar 2. Schmidt, now the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google, said the board would help bridge what he called a clear gap between how the U.S.
As our society becomes more technology focused, it is important to help our kids remain competitive and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. STEM education is more than just a new education fad. There are many benefits to pursuing these fields of study. Below are the top four...
Boeing Co said on Feb. 26th that it is considering layoffs of airplane engineers, a plan that it said may cause it to reorganize or consolidate its engineering teams, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Boeing said in a memo to employees that the company is deciding whether to make voluntary layoffs available to those workers, according to the document.
The core of our claim is that the convergence of enormous and continuous advances in computing power, the Internet of Things, broadband speeds, cloud computing, mobile applications, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnology inevitably will unleash a broad range of new, disruptive products and services that none of us can foresee now.
Next month, a lot of scientists and engineers are descending on our Nation’s Capital to make their case to get funding for their critical science and technology projects. This is one of those ways our government works that few people know about, but that affects almost all of us.
A novel program at the University of Maryland is addressing the need for highly qualified science and math teachers. The Terrapin Teachers program is putting college students in public school classrooms to prepare them to teach STEM.