- Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs and mounted animals Updated: Oct-07-15 4:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Need to borrow a polar bear fur? Or a walrus skull complete with tusks? Or how about a beluga whale vertebrae or piece of baleen?
- Purdue researcher gets $1.4M to study women in engineering Updated: Oct-06-15 3:56 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University researcher has landed a $1.4 million federal grant for her study of the barriers women often face in the engineering field.
- Colorado schools expand search for teachers Updated: Oct-03-15 1:37 pm
DENVER - About 1,000 freshly minted teachers graduated in Colorado last year with credentials in elementary education.
- Fall enrollment down 4.3 percent at University of Montana Updated: Oct-03-15 12:28 pm
- 2 globe-trotting college professors bring world to class Updated: Oct-03-15 9:41 am
MIDDLETOWN, Virginia - When Ann and Robert "Rob" Simpson took a group of Lord Fairfax Community College students to the Galapagos Islands for a three-week educational visit, their tour guide showed up in a mini skirt and go-go boots.
- Bend man honored with governor's volunteer award Updated: Oct-03-15 6:11 am
BEND, Oregon - A Bend man has been recognized for his work at Ponderosa Elementary School with a 2015 Governor's Volunteer Award.
- Kansas education commissioner says schools need to change Updated: Oct-02-15 3:19 pm
SALINA, Kansas - Kansas' new commissioner of education says schools need to become more focused on the student, not the system.
- Homeowner hopes to rebuild textbook collection after fire Updated: Oct-02-15 11:33 am
COLUMBIA, Maryland - Over the course of a 41-year career as a math educator, Honi Bamberger amassed a wealth of textbooks and teaching supplies.
- Olympia middle school launches Citizen Science Institute Updated: Oct-02-15 6:11 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Donning safety gear and climbing up to "the catwalk" at Camp Colman was the easy part, according to 13-year-old Grace Playstead.
- Colleges in Rapid City, Yankton planning building projects Updated: Oct-01-15 11:47 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Two colleges on opposite sides of South Dakota are planning building projects.
- Pennsylvania student test results fall but test was harder Updated: Sep-29-15 7:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania students have fared a lot worse on the state's new, more difficult standardized math test, the first to test students on their mastery of skills based on Common Core standards.
- Community college enrollment falls from 2008 peak Updated: Sep-28-15 9:41 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Enrollment is falling at California community colleges while some schools struggle to find qualified math instructors.
- Landmark College opens $9.6 million academic building Updated: Sep-27-15 10:34 am
PUTNEY, Vermont - Landmark College in Putney has opened its new 28,500-square-foot education and research center focused on science technology, engineering and math.
- Invasive plant discovered in Coventry Lake by UConn students Updated: Sep-27-15 9:35 am
COVENTRY, Connecticut - State officials say they're concerned about the discovery of a highly invasive aquatic plant in Coventry Lake in Coventry.
- No driver, no problem: Self-driving car developers Updated: Sep-26-15 10:30 am
FRANKLIN, New Jersey - "It's turning! It's turning," said Jonathan Colella, his eyes fixed at the wheels on the "Cockroach."
- Michigan State U. gets grant to make science sizzle Updated: Sep-26-15 4:02 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University and researchers in Finland are joining forces to try to make science more exciting in high school.
- Student overcomes blindness to study computer programming Updated: Sep-26-15 12:25 am
BRADENTON, Florida - Michael Griffin knew he could no longer pretend his eyes were fine after he failed the vision test required to renew his driver's license.
- 10 years after evolution case, plaintiff family leaving Updated: Sep-25-15 11:57 am
DOVER, Pennsylvania - Two white labradoodles are often prancing around the front yard of Bryan and Christy Rehm's Dover Township home.
- Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids gets surprise $3M gift Updated: Sep-25-15 2:13 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids has received an unexpected gift from a man who had no connection with the institute.
- Alabama middle school girls learn about engineering careers Updated: Sep-24-15 12:05 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Mckayla Carroll, 13, used the tip of an uncooked angel hair pasta noodle to puncture the soft, white fluff of a miniature marshmallow in the process of building the Leaning Tower of Pasta.
- Newspaper: Reports of teacher exodus from Kansas exaggerated Updated: Sep-22-15 12:32 pm
Kansas City, Missouri - Yes, most Kansas teachers you talk to are mad.
- Audit finds need for better records of student grade changes Updated: Sep-21-15 5:32 pm
BUFFALO, New York - Auditors who looked at grade changes in several New York school districts often couldn't find any written explanation from the students' teachers, leading Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to recommend Monday that districts keep better records and take other steps to safeguard grades.
- Drones increasingly becoming common part of education Updated: Sep-19-15 10:45 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - More than footballs were flying at a recent Westside Warriors practice.
- Bismarck university developing 4-year engineering program Updated: Sep-18-15 8:23 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The University of Mary is developing a four-year engineering degree program in response to a growing demand for engineers in the western North Dakota oil patch.
- School board members: Ala science changes not major Updated: Sep-18-15 5:30 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - State school board members say changes in Alabama's science standards won't be a big deal in the classroom.