DFW Summer Library Programs Offer Way More Than Just BooksLibraries have offered summer reading programs for decades. But now, the programs involve so much more than just books, from free robotics classes to games of quidditch.
Area School Kids Get Boost From AmazonAmazon associates in North Texas delivered $15,000 worth of backpacks filled with school supplies and $24,000 to support science, technology, engineering efforts to six schools in Dallas and Fort Worth.
Curriculum In North Texas Schools Could Pave Way To High-Tech JobsIn this day and age so many jobs are based on what's called STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and the Labor Department says there's a huge need to fill millions of these positions in the next five years and beyond.
Best Buy Expands After-School Tech ProgramBest Buy is expanding an after-school tech program for underprivileged teens as it hopes to create workers with the skills to serve increasingly savvy shoppers.
Dallas Conference Aims To Teach Girls About STEM FieldsA new kind of learning aims to teach girls in school about the fields of science, technology, engineering and math outside of the classroom.
Diversity Debate Sparked In Texas After Google Engineer's MemoA now widely circulated manifesto questioning the biological fitness of women for STEM careers has the tech world talking -- and many women fuming.
Robots & Weather Among New Girl Scout BadgesGirl Scouts can now earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math. It's the largest addition of new badges in a decade. The effort nudges girls to become citizen scientists.
Homeless Children Get Fired Up About Science At UTAAbout 30 homeless children from Dallas came to The University of Texas Arlington campus Wednesday morning to watch science in action.
JROTC Students Tour GM Plant In ArlingtonDozens of JROTC cadets on Tuesday took part in a field trip to one of Arlington's biggest employers. They took a tour of the General Motors assembly plant, and many of the cadets hope to one day work in that very same facility.
Frisco Students Turn Trash Into Musical TreasuresFive Lebanon Trail freshmen are building handmade musical instruments from nothing more than landfill junk.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
Dallas ISD Holds STEM Expo For Creative StudentsSome of the brightest, young engineering minds in North Texas gathered in Dallas Saturday for the largest expo dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the state.