Austin, TX–A professor emerita of mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin has received mathematics’ top international award for the year. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has named Karen Uhlenbeck its 2019 Abel Prize award winner. Continue reading Mathematics’ Highest Prize Awarded to UT Austin’s Karen Uhlenbeck
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in 1970 children didn’t start regularly watching TV until they were four years old. Today, they report that children begin interacting with digital media at four months old. One look around and it’s easy to see that many children have their own cell phone, tablet, television, or other type of screen that is occupying a lot of their time and attention. Continue reading What Every Parent Needs to Know About Kids and Screen Time
A red laser pointer shining through a raw chicken carcass may not seem like groundbreaking science, but for veteran technologist Mary Lou Jepsen, it’s worth $28 million in funding for her latest startup, Openwater. Continue reading How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup
For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either raised substantial amounts of money or otherwise achieved notable milestones. Continue reading These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1
Technology is being consumed at an ever increasing rate causing executives, managers, and process improvement experts on the factory floor to re-define the methods of training and dissemination that have become obsolete.
Continue reading The iGen iEverything Train is Coming, but Are You Ready?
A pair of former Disney executives have created a new social media platform for girls.
Continue reading Former Disney Execs Launch Social Network For Girls
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi, whose research helped reveal the insidious spread of radioactive fallout from the US nuclear testing ground in the Pacific. If she were still alive, today would have been her 98th birthday.
Continue reading Katsuko Saruhashi turned radioactive fallout into a scientific legacy
What is a “Gique”? It’s a cross between “geek” and “chic,” a maker and creative problem-solver whose interdisciplinary interests turn STEM into STEAM. Meet Danielle Olson, researcher and PhD student at MIT and proud founder of Gique, a nonprofit that provides transformational, culturally situated STEAM learning for underserved youth.
Continue reading Meet Danielle Olson: A ‘Gique’ Advancing the Case for STEAM Education
Those who concentrate on courses related to math, science, engineering, and technology will probably have the widest array of options upon graduation.
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If you laugh at how older people use computers, this 81-year-old from Japan is going to set you straight. Continue reading 81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60