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2014-08-11 04:20:12

CyberCenturion competition to be launched in UK, an opportunity for young people to engage with real challenges of cyber defence LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has entered into a collaborative partnership with Cyber Security Challenge U.K. under which it will bring the proven U.S. national youth cyber education programme, CyberPatriot, to the U.K. for the first time as part of the company's commitment to promoting science, technology,...

2014-08-05 23:04:53

The grant program is extended to all attendees of The Executive STEM Summit working to improve science and technology education. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Macmillan Education, the global education division of Macmillan Science and Education, today announced a $5,000 grant program for attendees of the second annual Executive STEM Summit, hosted by Macmillan Education and Scientific American. The goal of the grant is to encourage and promote collaboration between different...

2014-07-26 20:20:16

Young Scientists from Grade School through Graduate School Showcase Work in Unique, Hands-On Event CENTENNIAL, Colo. and BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-power sport rockets carried payloads thousands of feet above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, today at the United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Student Rocket Launch. The event marked the culmination of an experience designed to simulate a real-life launch campaign and inspire...

2014-06-30 23:00:20

techJOYnT Academy is changing the STEM education landscape to prepare Oklahoma students for the future workforce by teaching practical skills using their NAO Evolution, V5 robot. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 techJOYnT Academy offers students the rare opportunity to learn using the NAO robot, transforming STEM education in the process. This complex robot not only has limitless possibilities and is available for students to learn how to use, but also keeps students actively...

2014-06-25 16:28:56

Year Three of Verizon Innovative App Challenge Starts Aug. 4 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simulating chemistry experiments to give students better access to science education, and helping visually impaired people navigate inside buildings are among the apps designed by eight winning Verizon Innovative App Challenge teams of middle and high school students that will be unveiled Sunday (June 29) at the 2014 national Technology Student Association conference. The Verizon...

2014-06-18 23:13:17

Katy-based Engaging Solutions Brings Cutting-edge MakerBot Replicator 3DPrinters to High Schools and STEM Programs Katy, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Engaging Solutions, LLC (http://www.engaging-solutions.com), a K-12 educational consulting firm based in Katy, Texas, focused on advanced technologies to transform instruction and enhance learning, is excited to offer 3D printing technology to the educational market with MakerBot, the global leader in desktop 3D printers. Engaging Solutions...

2014-06-16 23:07:35

Educational Program Started by Sally Ride, which Enables Students to Capture Images from Space via a Camera on the ISS San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Sally Ride EarthKAM will be receiving a Top Results Award at the 3rd Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference, being held June 17-19, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This conference is organized by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) with the support of the Center for...

2014-06-16 23:06:35

Dr. Pamela McCauley will emcee the 2014 eCYBERMISSION National Showcase and the Awards Luncheon, featuring student teams from all across the nation. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), encourages students in grades sixth through ninth to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their communities. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Twenty student teams...

2014-06-13 12:26:46

Sixth Annual goIT Flagship Event to Occur in Cincinnati, Ohio NEW YORK and CINCINNATI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the expansion of its goIT student technology awareness program, initially launched in 2009 in Cincinnati, OH and now planned for 10 cities across the North America in 2014. For the past six years, TCS has aimed to inspire students to...

2014-05-27 23:02:17

The invitations to the event reflect the Army's commitment to foster STEM talent nationwide. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Participants from two programs within the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) portfolio − eCYBERMISSION and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) − were selected to attend the 2014 White House Science Fair on Tuesday, May 27. The students earned this high honor by distinguishing themselves through scientific achievement and service to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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