Engineering undergraduates and graduate students do some pretty amazing things, such as developing an inexpensive neonatal ventilator for newborns in developing countries like these Brigham Young University engineering seniors (above) did. Learn about their projects, find scholarships and internships, and connect with other engineering students by subscribing to “The Accelerator,” ASEE’s free monthly e-newsletter and blog.
Summer is a great time to recharge, refresh, and learn new things. Check out eGFI’s collection of engineering education and STEM learning opportunities!
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Past winners have improved breast-cancer detection and reduced the health risks from grilling chicken. This year’s Google Science Fair grand prize includes a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands and $50,000 in scholarships. The deadline for submitting projects is May 13, 2014.
Deadline for submissions is May 13, 2014
Do you have a great idea for boosting STEM education? Dow’s STEMtheGap competition, open to all K-12 teachers nationwide, will reward the best 100 ideas with a $1,000 grant.
One day, we may be lugging our own personal wind turbines. International design company frog has unsheathed an umbrella-size, portable wind turbine called Revolver that can generate enough juice from a faint breeze to power a laptop, small light, or radio, or recharge a cellphone or other small electronic gadget.
Ten colleges have teamed up with the Technology Students Association and U.S. Army to offer summer STEM programs for rising 10th graders from underrepresented groups in science, engineering, and math.
Celebrate STEM – from Xtreme sports engineering to space exploration – at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. Billed as the nation’s largest STEM education expo, the free, two-day event starts on April 26 and features hands-on activities, demonstrations, book discussions, and lectures by such luminaries as the alternative rock band, They Might Be Giants.
Camp SOAR is a five-day summer camp at Texas A&M University for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in aerospace engineering. The 2014 session runs from July 20-25.