Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

MCWT Opens Applications For Reignite Program

SOUTHFIELD–The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation announces the opening of applications for the 2024 Reignite! program, aimed at supporting women returning to the workforce and transitioning into tech careers. This initiative seeks to retain tech talent in Michigan by providing essential resources, community, and skills. MCWT Executive Director Orletta Caldwell highlighted the program’s

High School Students Can Study STEM On A College Campus Through DAPCEP

DETROIT - This summer, high school students can get a taste of campus life with residential STEM programs offered through DAPCEP. Research shows studying on campuses at an early age gives students a glimpse into the future. There are two programs at Michigan State University (MSU) of note this summer. In one, Oakland County students entering

GVSU Gets $10 Million Grant To Expand Programming In Battle Creek

BATTLE CREEK — Grand Valley State University received a three-year, $10.3 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand the university’s community outreach and educational opportunities in Battle Creek, which includes renovating the Kendall Center to accommodate new programs. The grant enables Grand Valley to serve Battle Creek area residents through three main areas:

Summer Program Offers Students Chance To Learn Engineering Skills

DETROIT - The Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) invites Michigan students to add unique experiences and learning activities to their plans this summer through a series of programs and classes. This summer students can explore a new subject, pick up new skills, and earn certifications in unique summer camps starting in late June. The

Feds Issue Warning Earth To Be Pounded By Powerful Solar Storm That Could Wipe Out Internet

WASHINGTON DC - A rare warning has been issued over a solar storm that could affect Earth’s power supplies and knock out the internet. A severe geomagnetic storm watch was put out by the US’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration yesterday – the first such warning since January 2005. At that time, the highest dose

New Dean To Lead GVSU’s College Of Computing, Blue Dot Mission

GRAND RAPIDS  - Grand Valley State University Provost Fatma Mili announced the appointment of Marouane Kessentini as the new dean of the College of Computing, effective July 6. Kessentini is the Winegarden Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Innovation and Technology at the University of Michigan-Flint. He also

Dokidokon 2024 To Transform Kalamazoo Into Anime, Gaming Playground

KALAMAZOO – Dokidokon, a celebration of anime, gaming, and all things nerd culture, returns to Kalamazoo July 19 to 21, and the promoters promise the 2024 event promises to be an electrifying extravaganza for fans of anime, gaming, cosplay, and everything in between. Dokidokon 2024 will transform Kalamazoo into a haven for enthusiasts, bringing together

Wayne State Researcher Aims To Improve Coding Peer Review Practices

DETROIT — Amiangshu Bosu, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science in the College of Engineering at Wayne State University, received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to formulate better practices involving peer code review. Peer code review is a mandatory software verification practice among most open source and commercial software development organizations.

Empowering Women In Technology Ann Arbor Meet Up May 2

ANN ARBOR - The Michigan Council Of Women in Technology offers women the opportunity to get plugged into key Information Technology decision makers in Michigan with a myriad of events, including golf outings, executive summits, galas and more. Updating all these events is Kathleen Norton-Schock, who help found the organization 20 years ago. The next

LEAD Prep Academy, Washtenaw CC Sign Agreement To Educate Student-Athletes

ANN ARBOR – Washtenaw Community College and LEAD Prep Academy have signed a multi-year agreement for WCC to become the preferred educational partner of LEAD Prep Academy. LEAD Prep Academy, powered by the L.E.A.D Foundation and the Legacy Center Sports Complex, will open in May at the state-of-the-art sports complex in Brighton, 15 minutes north