February 9th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
To inspire and encourage girls' interest in STEM education, DiscoverE Engineering is sponsoring "Girl Day" on February 25 to encourage STEM pros to organize initiatives and activities for girls in their communities.
January 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
In honor of the legendary physicist Richard Feynman and his quantum legacy, California Institute of Technology held a two-day event this week all about quantum science—and it featured one epic video battle.
January 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.
December 22nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
In the spirit of the giving season, Ted Day, chair of the CGIF and president and CEO of Mo-Sci Corporation, will "match dollar-for-dollar all gifts of $1,000 or more to the CGIF (up to $100,000 total) from now until December 31, 2015,” he wrote in a recent letter to current and future donors.
December 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Students and young professionals from around the world are encouraged to attend ACerS Winter Workshop, Jan. 22–25, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
December 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K. television show "The Great Pottery Throwdown" goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.
December 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
UC Davis professor Ricardo Castro’s "Science of Superheroes" undergraduate course, born from a childhood love of comic books, is capitalizing on pop culture to communicate enthusiasm in materials science to young students.
November 20th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation has launched a new initiative—the University-Industry Network, a program that focuses on encouraging schools around the world to align more closely with industry as they continue teaching key concepts in ceramic and glass science.
November 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Most of us can agree robots of all levels are fascinating, but few have the knowledge and capability to actually build sophisticated machines from scratch. At least that used to be the case, thanks to a new interactive design system developed by Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University.
November 3rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
There’s still a gender gap when it comes to women versus men in STEM-related career fields, but these super girls are helping to close it.