Fri., May 17, 2013 6:42am
In the popular Harry Potter series of novels, the boy wizard often uses an invisibility cloak he inherited from his farther. Atlanta high-school senior Julia Abelsky is working to make such vestments a reality. NASA hopes to return Americans to the moon and eventually build a permanent colony. Junior Sergio Parra from Auburn is working to make that cheaper by making concrete from materials on the moon’s surface. Both students are competing this week at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix.
Thu., May 2, 2013 6:44am
Georgia celebrates science, technology, engineering and math education with the first-ever governor-declared “STEM Day” Friday. A tech-industry leader says Georgia is showing lots of potential in those areas.
Wed., September 26, 2012 1:56pm
Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big companies coming to Georgia.
Fri., August 17, 2012 7:56am
Georgia Southern University has established a new institute for interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering and math education. The institute plans to create a wide variety of partnerships across academia, business, education and research centers in southeast Georgia.
Thu., May 24, 2012 9:00am
The Goizueta Foundation is providing a $5 million grant for Georgia Tech to encourage Hispanic K-12 students to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Thu., May 3, 2012 10:30am
Up to a dozen science teachers will get to build and pilot underwater robots under a grant program intended to improve teacher quality.
Mon., April 30, 2012 3:46pm
The University of Georgia’s new engineering school will begin admitting students this fall. University officials say the move will keep student engineers from leaving the state to study.
Wed., January 26, 2011 3:14pm
Engineers have found that parts of the Savannah Riverwalk extension are unstable, and the Savannah City Council plans to review a consultant's report that outlines the concerns.
Tue., November 9, 2010 4:30pm
The state Board of Regents has approved the University of Georgia's request to offer engineering degrees.
Wed., October 13, 2010 2:17pm
The University of Georgia may need to convince lawmakers that it’s the best place for expanding engineering programs in the State. Governor Perdue convinced the Board of Regents to delay a vote on UGA’s engineering proposal.