Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot RideRaytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.
Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The WeatherBad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And AffordabilityThe State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme WeatherStorm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s JourneyAs a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Engineer Urges Girls To Smash StereotypesToday’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.