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Lethrese Rosete, a 20-year-old DePaul sophomore who is majoring in UX design to combine her creativity and coding skills, plays an online game at the university's Esports Gaming Center on Sept. 22, 2022, in Chicago. A growing effort to channel students' enthusiasm for esports toward preparing them for jobs in science, technology, engineering and math could improve racial diversity in STEM. (AP Photo/Claire Savage)
Dec 21, 2022

Esports seen as pathway to boost diversity in STEM careers

A growing effort to channel students' enthusiasm for esports toward preparing them for jobs in STEM could address the lack of racial diversity in STEM careers.

Aug 10, 2021

Frederick County schools, Battelle announce $50K in STEM Challenge grants

The Battelle National Biodefense Institute and Frederick County Public Schools announced recipients of $50,000 in teacher challenge grants for STEM education.

Aug 2, 2019

Learning Undefeated debuts 3 mobile STEM labs for Md., Texas

A Maryland nonprofit organization that provides STEM education opportunities for underserved communities has launched learning spaces made of shipping containers.

Sep 13, 2018

Hood College receives $650,000 for new STEM scholarships

Hood College received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support new math and technology scholarships.

Sep 13, 2018

Maryland governor to push to expand STEM program

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan wants to further expand a program that encourages students to study math, science and technology.

Jun 19, 2018

Morgan touts economic impact as STEM efforts grow

Morgan State University has a nearly $1 billion economic impact on Maryland including more than $500 million impact on Baltimore, a university commissioned study found. The results of the study come as the historically black college has pushed over the past couple of years to reinforce its reputation as a go-to school for students interested […]

Apr 17, 2018

Towson University breaks ground on $180M Science Complex

Towson University broke ground Tuesday on a new $180 million science facility expected to modernize the school’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning. The Science Complex will be the largest building on the campus and take a prominent position along York Road. The university expects the building to be completed by August 2020, when it […]

Mar 8, 2018

Battelle donates $50,000 to Frederick schools for science, math grants

Battelle National Biodefense Institute donated $50,000 to Frederick County Public Schools to be used for STEM challenge grants.

Mar 7, 2017

With STEM designation, Towson international students can work longer in US

International students in Towson University’s Master of Science in marketing intelligence program wanted a change. When they graduated, the students wanted to be able to hone their skills in the United States before they returned to their home country. “Obviously, when you are coming from a country, you know more about the process than those […]

Jan 22, 2016

Md. bill would create grants for robotics teams

A state delegate from Montgomery County wants Maryland students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education outside of the classroom and is asking the state to chip in by supporting robotics clubs and competitions. Del. Kirill Reznik, a Democrat, is sponsoring a bill in Annapolis that would create a robotics grant program within […]

Jan 7, 2016

Three Baltimore schools get boost from Northrop Grumman, UMBC

Northrop Grumman wants to be able to draw future generations of engineers from Baltimore schools and has announced a new effort to make that happen. With help from the city schools and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Northrop Grumman Foundation is launching a $1.6 million initiative to boost science- and art-focused education at […]

Jun 17, 2015

Army experts advising kids on science fair project patents

HUNT VALLEY — Today’s junior high school science fair projects just might become tomorrow’s big business ideas. Technology innovation experts from the U.S. Army are holding a workshop Wednesday in Hunt Valley to tell kids how to bring their inventions to market. It’s part of the Army’s eCybermission competition for science, technology, engineering and mathematics [&hellip[...]

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