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General Motors, University of Michigan Show Automated Safety Features Preventing Crashes

Safety and driver assistance features are helping GM move closer to its vision of a world with zero crashes
Press Release

DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As General Motors moves toward its vision of a world with zero crashes, the company partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes.

Discovery Education and STEMROBO Technologies Announce Partnership Supporting STEM Education Across India

New Agreement Empowers STEMROBO to Sell Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services to Indian Public and Private Schools
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide, today announced a new agreement with the India-based education technology company STEMROBO Technologies supporting STEM education across South Asia.  Through this new agreement, the STEMROBO team is now empowered to sell Discovery Ed

Booz Allen Summer Games Challenges Gen Z to Change the World

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Since 2014, the Booz Allen Summer Games has engaged university students from around the world to respond to major global problems through collaboration and creativity.

This year, 383 internss were chosen from thousands of applicants. Teams brought together university students representing 11 regions, 24 cities, and a diverse range of interest areas, talents, and academic specializations.

HP Wins BLI PaceSetter Award for K12 Education Solutions from Keypoint Intelligence

By: Gus Schmedlen, Vice President, Worldwide Education
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HP is committed to helping schools, teachers, and communities co-create the Classroom of the Future through innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment.  From our groundbreaking research in virtual and augmented reality with the world’s leading universitiesto our support of students in refugee communities, we’ve committed to enable better learni

From Science Fair to Scientist: How One 6th Grader’s Research Could Change the World

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Maya Sushkin, a 6th-grade student from Worcester, Massachusetts was recently selected as the grand prize winner at the Region II Central Massachusetts Science and Engineering fair (Worcester Regional Science & Engineering fair).  She competed with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Massachusetts public and private schools systems. She is the daughter of Yin-Ying Lu, a SCADA lead engineer at  Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA.

Interview With Raina Dwivedi, Water Resources Engineer

Addressing new and emerging issues and solutions in engineering
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As a water resources engineer, Raina Dwivedi specializes in integrated water resources management and watershed planning. Raina has a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. We spoke with Raina as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomeninSTEM on social media for more stories.

The U.S. Education System is Ripe for Innovation—And Investment Can Help

Words by by Laura Wise
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Education is a powerful tool. Often seen as an opportunity for advancement both socially and economically, education lies at the center of a country’s ability to grow, thrive and compete in the global economy. It’s no secret; however, that student performance and equitable access to quality education in the U.S. is lagging behind. 

Schneider Electric Announces Go Green in the City 2019 North American Regional Finals Winner

Summary: 
  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets
Press Release
  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets

HPE Partners With Texas A&M to Create New Computer Engineering Center

With support from the technology giant, Texas A&M students and faculty will be able to explore the future uses of data analytics.
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Can Summer Camps Help Close Tech’s Gender Gap?

This summer, girls across the country will head for adventures in coding, researching DNA, building robots and even making a salad — in space.
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By Deborah Lynn Blumberg

Summer camp has evolved dramatically since America’s first organized camp, the Gunnery Camp, was founded in 1861 in Connecticut to teach boys to hunt, fish and shoot. It set the model for the kind of summers many remember from childhood:  An oasis in the wilderness, slathered in sunscreen and bug spray shooting bows and arrows, braiding friendship bracelets and competing in canoe races. But times have changed.

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