Engineers used a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to design prototypes of FaceBit, a sensor that fits inside face masks and can measure how tightly it's fitted, as well as respiration and heart rate.
With a $735,000 grant from the Semiconductor Research Corporation, the university aims to ramp up research and workforce development in microelectronics to tackle supply chain issues and build next-generation technology.
A donation from the Fletcher Jones Foundation will allow the California university to create an endowed professorship in artificial intelligence to teach basic skills that will prepare students for in-demand careers.
A school district in New York is running a job training classroom for students with special needs at the Colonie Center Mall, with internship opportunities in computer technology, construction and other subjects.
The university is Virginia’s fifth to qualify as a “Research 1” doctoral institution according to the Carnegie Classification, with some 450 active research projects involving cybersecurity and other fields.
The nonprofit CFES (College for Every Student) Brilliant Pathways program will offer sessions this month about essential skills in children, understanding pathways to careers, finding the right school, and financial aid.
As the popularity of tech-related degrees and training programs has yet to fill the growing need for IT talent, some career professionals share non-academic qualifications and experience that helped them succeed.
The East Baton Rouge district is proposing to convert two elementary campuses into "focus choice" schools for health care and environmental education, backed by the local hospital and Louisiana State University.
High school students in Pennsylvania created prototypes for products to help parents and children in neonatal ICUs as part of class that teaches basic electronics, coding and creative problem solving.
Students at Crest High School in North Carolina are receiving Electronics Technician Association International professional certifications, qualifying them to work with direct or alternating current and digital circuits.