STEM

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.

Sept. 30 Application Deadline For Flagstar Bank MortgageTech Accelerator Program

TROY - Flagstar Bank and the Fintech Consortium are accepting applications for the Flagstar MortgageTech Accelerator Program now through Sept. 30. Qualifying applicants will be selected by Oct. 12, and the program will start Oct. 19. The accelerator program focuses exclusively on incubating tech startup engaged in developing innovative solutions for the mortgage sector. It's

By |2020-09-20T17:55:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|Featured, STEM|

Lawrence Technological University Reopens With In-Class, Virtual Learning

ANN ARBOR - Lisa Kujawa, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Outreach at LTU, explains how LTU reopened with a hybrid In-Person, Virtual Learning format - and offers tips for how LTU pulled it off. Freshman Lawrence Tech encourages students to be the ones who will blaze a new trail with the next great breakthrough

By |2020-08-31T09:17:36-04:00August 28th, 2020|Featured, mitechtv, STEM|

US Begins $1 billion Quantum Computing Plan To Best Adversaries

WASHINGTON DC - The Department of Energy's five quantum computing centers, housed at US national laboratories, are funded by a five year, $625 million project bolstered by $340 million worth of help from companies including IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Applied Materials and Lockheed Martin. The funds came from the $1.2 billion allocated by the National Quantum Initiative Act, which

By |2020-08-26T18:12:06-04:00August 26th, 2020|IoT, STEM|

Free Online IT Training Offered For Detroiters

DETROIT–ExperienceIT, the collaborative group of IT-focused employers and workforce agencies in downtown Detroit, has announced that its fall 2020 training cohort will be held virtually. The free program, scheduled to begin Sept. 22, is open to any Detroit resident, 18 years or older, with an aptitude to learn career IT skills. Prospective students’ applications are

By |2020-08-15T14:46:30-04:00August 15th, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association Seeks To Make Michigan A Space State

ANN ARBOR - Gavin Brown, Executive Director of MAMA, provides details on a three pronged plan to make Michigan a space state. Two parts of the plan are in place with Oscoda as the horizontal launch center and Marquette as the vertical launch center announced on Thursday. The control center will be announced in October.

By |2020-07-24T12:43:09-04:00July 24th, 2020|mitechtv, STEM|

LTU’s Detroit Center For Design + Technology Goes Virtual Due To Pandemic

DETROIT--In this segment of the M2TechCast/MITechNews.tv, Andrea Bogart, manager of Lawrence Technological University's Detroit Center for Design + Technology, talks about how the pandemic prompted the center to take a planned lecture and exhibit series on sustainability in architecture virtual. The series, called "Yeah, What Lester Said," is centered on the work of designer Lester

By |2020-07-27T13:45:07-04:00July 18th, 2020|mitechtv, STEM|

Lawrence Technological University To Offer In-Person Fall Classes

ANN ARBOR - Lisa Kujawa, an associate provost at LTU, announces that the private STEAM college in Southfield, MI., plans to offer in-person fall classes, after spending the past few months offering classes over the Internet. Want to build a bridge? Design a car? Reimagine a green space? Create a business? Change the world? Our

By |2020-06-23T15:25:52-04:00June 23rd, 2020|mitechtv, STEM|

Thirdware Funds $100K Scholarship For MCWT To Benefit Women STEM-Studies

DETROIT – Thirdware, an IT consulting firm specializing in enterprise applications, has committed to fund a four-year Michigan Council of Woman in Technology Foundation scholarship valued at $25,000 each year. The donation aligns with the company’s 25-year anniversary. “This is an incredibly generous gift that will make a positive impact on a Michigan woman’s life,”

By |2020-06-13T14:29:48-04:00June 13th, 2020|Featured, STEM|

Accomplished Scientist, Educator Named Chief Academic Officer At Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD—Tarek M. Sobh, the interim provost at the University of Bridgeport as well as UB’s executive vice president of research and economic development and founding dean of its College of Engineering, Business, and Education, has been named vice president of academic affairs and provost at Lawrence Technological University. Sobh’s appointment is effective Sept. 1 and

By |2020-06-03T19:51:18-04:00June 3rd, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Canadian Startup Creates Drone That Can Plant 40,000 Trees A Month

SAN FRANCISCO - This week, on land north of Toronto that previously burned in a wildfire, drones are hovering over fields and firing seed pods into the ground, planting native pine and spruce trees to help restore habitat for birds. Flash Forest, the Canadian startup behind the project, plans to use its technology to plant

By |2020-05-17T11:13:54-04:00May 17th, 2020|Drones, STEM|