Latest Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Stories

2009-03-09 12:42:00

Verizon Foundation to Award $105,000 in Grants RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Local San Bernardino area students will receive specialized, experiential instruction in math and science as a result of a new partnership among UC Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, the Mathematics Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program and Verizon. The Verizon Foundation has invested $105,000 to fund two initiatives designed to improve preparation and success of Inland Empire...

2008-09-19 03:00:26

By Nealy, Michelle J Pluviose, David; Roach, Ronald Introducing the "Champions of Diversity" in the Academic Kickoff issue proved a timely reminder of the mission of Diverse during the lead-up to the 25th anniversary of Cox, Matthews and Associates, the founder of the former Black Issues in Higher Education and publisher of Diverse.

2008-09-05 21:00:18

By Neil Gonzales STAFF WRITER REDWOOD CITY -- Canada College student Jeremy Morales Madrigal has run into very few Latino engineers -- an occupation he's pursuing. "I've only met three or four other Latino students even interested in my area of chemical engineering," he said Friday.

2008-06-18 03:00:10

By Chikoore, Heather In a global economy many argue that America needs to emphasize science, technology, engineering and math in its schools. Move over reading, writing and 'rithmetic, a new acronym has taken the front seat in education.

2006-11-28 12:01:02

The Goldman Sachs Foundation today announced $9.4 million in grants to programs designed to further the Foundation's commitment to support the academic and leadership development of promising young people around the world.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.