Although the space shuttle program may have been temporarily halted in the United States, NASA is still alive and well — and now, thanks to 18-year-old Rifath Sharook of India, are launching their smallest-ever satellite into space. The satellite is called ‘KalamSat,’ named after Indian nuclear scientist, pioneer in the aeronautics field, and former president, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, and is the first-ever to be manufactured by 3-D printing, a tech trend we don’t see disappearing (or even going away a bit) anytime soon. NASA is planning on launching it off of Wallops Island, Virginia, on June 21, according to the Business Standard. Continue reading World’s Smallest Satellite Created for NASA by 18-Year-Old Indian Teen
There were a lot of happy faces in the crowd of workers that watched the first massive steel truss being raised into place high above the new Milwaukee Bucks arena last week. Continue reading 24-year-old engineer adds $524 million Bucks arena to her impressive resume
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 AISES National Conference. Held annually, the conference is the premier event for American Indian science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students and professionals. Continue reading Registration for the 2017 AISES National Conference is Now Open!
Design Influence – Pottery of the Hopi Tribe of the American Southwest Continue reading PENDLETON® introduces the 2017 American Indian College Fund Blanket in partnership with creative agency Wieden+Kennedy
Education technology startup Byju’s, backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), is now a Harvard case study. Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study
By: Deborah Peters, International Business Accelerator
One way of looking at your life, your relationships, your health and your business or career is identifying what you don’t want it to look like or what you don’t like about it. It is human nature to see things or observe circumstances that we don’t want and is often the catalyst to identifying what we do want. Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to Push Through to the Next Level
The 2017 SACNAS is brought to you by Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). For over 40 years SACNAS has been the leading multicultural and multidisciplinary STEM diversity organization in the country. Since its inception, our SACNAS family has grown from the number of people who can fit in to an elevator to over 25,000 SACNISTAs (members, partners, and friends). Continue reading Registration for SACNAS is now open!
A new beginning for a Fairfax County girl who has just received a new prosthetic arm that was designed and 3-D printed by George Mason University college students. Continue reading GMU students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for violinist
Earlier today, Apple announced a new educational initiative which will see its Apple Stores transformed into veritable classrooms, under the name “Today at Apple.” Continue reading The Apple Store is becoming a classroom, with coding, photography and music lessons
R&B artist and producer Ne-Yo is making his first move into tech via an investment in the Holberton School for full-stack software engineers. Continue reading Ne-Yo makes his first move into tech with an investment in a coding school