Education / STEM
Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech
The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.
Navy pushing for more IT education in new community college and executive-level courses
IT education is front-and-center in the Navy's new community college. "The return on investment is really exponential," acting Secretary Thomas Modly says.
2016 in review: Capitol Hill’s big year in tech legislation
The MEGABYTE Act, U.S.-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016 and the BOTS Act all became law this year.
Obama’s TechHire initiative adds 20 new cities
As President-elect Donald Trump fights to keep jobs at large employers like Carrier Corp. based in the U.S., President Barack Obama is pushing one of his key jobs initiatives — TechHire.
Education sets sights on mobility-focused IT overhaul
The Education Department needs industry's help crafting the acquisition strategy for its planned mobility-focused IT environment to replace its current decade-old infrastructure.
Bill on research policy seeks to engage women, minorities
A senate bill seeks to support underrepresented populations in STEM--or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math--from their kindergarten days to major career moves.