National Science Foundation Awards Chicago State University $1.3M For STEM StudiesThis funding will allow researchers to obtain significant new knowledge on factors that sustain institutional collaborations that advance underrepresented minority student achievement in STEM majors at LSAMP campuses. 
Ice Box Derby Is The Coolest Race Of The YearGirls ages 13 to 18 worked in teams to transform recycled refrigerators. They made them into electric and solar powered race cars.
Chicago Represents At International Robotics CompetitionX-Machina is the only representative from Chicago Public Schools going to the event.
Young Women's Leadership Charter School Hosts Girl Power DiscussionAn all-girls charter school in Chicago is planning to bring together a high-powered panel of female executives in hopes of inspiring students to enter and excel in technical fields of work.
Chicago Female Chemist Acts As Role Model For Young GirlsOne of the nation’s leading chemists is mixing things up in Chicago and paving the way for a whole new generation of female entrepreneurs.
Arne Duncan Says STEM Programs Could Be Game-Changer For ChicagoChicago Vocational students like freshman Makiya Wright once viewed science and math like castor oil. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Despite State Budget Cuts, Boys & Girls Clubs Of Chicago Keeping STEM Programming GoingThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago is not letting state budget cuts take a bite out of its vital science and technology programs, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.