maryland

May 07, 2017

Meet the company that's unlocking inner-city kids' potential... by teaching them to build and operate drones!

April 05, 2017

Maryland officially became the second state to ban hydraulic fracturing on Tuesday. Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday signed into law a bill preventing fracking, something the drilling industry had eyed for the state's share of the Marcellus Shale formation. Hogan's signature comes after a half-decade push from activists to ban fracking in Maryland.

January 23, 2017

The MdBio Foundation, a non-profit that provides STEM education and workforce development to underserved communities, will unveil its new mobile laboratory, the Mobile eXploration Lab (MXLab), in Annapolis, Md., on January 24. The event will include an open house and tour of the MXLab, as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Gov. Larry Hogan, state officials and business leaders.

November 04, 2016

Before Phil Rogofsky had an epiphany a couple years ago, festivals promoting science, technology, engineering and math for Maryland students were unaligned events taking place here and there across the state. Now, thanks to the Columbia resident's work, 480 events across the state are being unified this year under the umbrella of the Maryland STEM Festival.

September 19, 2016

To visit the Charles County Public Schools in southern Maryland, about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., is to get a sense of what computer science education may look like nationwide in the near future. "Charles County Public Schools has been a leader in providing STEM education for its students," said Kimberly Hill, CCPS superintendent. "In 2013, we began to ask ourselves, what's next in STEM education? And the answer for us was computer science. Since 2013, we have infused computational thinking skills into our curriculum.

September 15, 2016

More than 10,000 high school students across Maryland will have the chance to perform real-world, cutting-edge experiments and work with advanced laboratory technologies, such as comparing DNA among species, when the MdBio Foundation’s

July 31, 2016

The University of Maryland (UMD) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) announced a strategic partnership to provide HPC resources for use in higher education and research communities. As a result of this synergistic partnership, students, professors, engineers and researchers will have unprecedented access to technologies that enable scientific discovery and innovation.

May 23, 2016

Spotlight on Howard Owens Science Center; Schmidt Environmental Center; JR Finance Park; & Oxon Hill Middle School, a STEAM School

May 19, 2016

That's what Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels is hoping can breathe life back into Baltimore's economy and begin to heal the class and race issues that have consumed the city for the past year. "If you look at where the future innovation is, it comes from STEM-related activities and universities are they key laboratories for that," Daniels said, speaking Thursday at U.S. News STEM Solutions conference.

May 19, 2016

Coding may be the new educational buzzword, but how can schools teach computer science in a meaningful way when their resources are already stretched to the max? At "Ready, Set, Code: The New Essential Skill" – a breakout session of the U.S.

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