By Aisha Syed, Intern, Networking and Mobility lab
Summer just ended and along with it my wonderful experience interning at Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto. But thankfully I have some great memories to remember it by, from working with some really talented teammates to helping get local kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Being a Labs intern turned out to be much more fun than just sitting in a cube doing research. Our mentors and especially the intern coordinators arranged for us to have many opportunities for bonding with fellow interns and getting to know other researchers.
Teachers from across the United States have until Nov. 9 to apply to win a share of $2 million in technology
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Teachers only have 10 more days to submit their science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) ideas to the eighth annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. Now through Thursday, November 9, Samsung is calling on teachers to apply to the competition by briefly describing how their students can use STEAM to address a real-world problem in their community, for a chance to win a share of $2 million* in technology and other prizes.
$4 million fund to support youth employment organizations across 15 U.S. cities
NEW YORK, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Citi Foundation today announced the launch of the Youth Workforce Fund as part of its Pathways to Progress initiative to provide youth both in the U.S. and around the world with training and access to jobs, including paid apprenticeships and internships.
Week-long LA Galaxy Academy program will bring soccer, technology, art and math to middle school students across Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Five-time Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup champions, the LA Galaxy, and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), a private nonprofit university and the exclusive education partner of the club, came together this week to give 250 middle school students across Los Angeles the opportunity to take part in an exclusive supplemental curriculum called LA Galaxy STEAM (Soccer, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).
The global challenge for education is not just about providing access, but also ensuring progress. Working with strategic education partners, Eastman's Corporate Responsibility team takes a comprehensive approach to investments in education by getting students excited about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
PASADENA, Calif., October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) is participating in the third annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a day of education and advocacy sponsored by the Value of Water Campaign. Tetra Tech is among hundreds of organizations that are raising awareness about the importance of water in daily life and the crucial need for investment in water infrastructure to ensure that no community is left without safe and reliable water.
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) connects educators and parents with the materials they need to help kids explore and understand the natural world around them with a new educational resource, Wild Classroom. Now available for free download, Wild Classroom is a growing library of species-focused toolkits that can be used to enhance children’s learning inside or outside of a traditional learning environment.
When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.