As YouTube reels from a series of scandals related to its lack of policing around inappropriate content aimed at children, obscene comments on videos of children, horrifying search suggestions, and more, a new app called Jellies has arrived to offer parents a safer way to let their kids watch videos on mobile devices. Continue reading Jellies is a kid-friendly, parent-approved alternative to YouTube Kids
USC Viterbi junior runs a competition that could turn a teen’s career path toward science Continue reading Engineering student helps high schoolers’ aerospace dreams take flight — starting with paper planes
Brown University has initiated a $120 million campaign to drop all loans from financial aid packages awarded to their undergraduates. Continue reading Brown University raising $120 million to eliminate all student loans
A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to developing 21st century leaders and innovators.
Columbia University will expand its ongoing commitment to diversity in its faculty, dedicating another $100 million over the next five years—in addition to $85 million since 2005—to support recruitment and career development for professors, doctoral and post-doctoral students who traditionally have been underrepresented in higher education. Continue reading University Commits Another $100 Million to Faculty Diversity
Ian Freed, a longtime Amazon executive best known for his roles leading its Kindle and Fire phone teams, recently left the company after a 12-year career there, Recode has learned. Continue reading This long-time Amazon exec left the company and is now recruiting tech workers to mentor students of color
SYRACUSE, New York – (October 18, 2017) – WonderWorks Destiny, Syracuse’s premier indoor amusement park that focuses on STEM “edutainment”, is celebrating its 5th anniversary.
Continue reading WonderWorks Destiny Invites Public to Join in On Cake, Giveaways, and More to Celebrate 5th Anniversary
Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who changed the world alongside Steve Jobs, has today announced the launch of Woz U. Continue reading Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U
Three Yale alumni — visual artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby (M.F.A. 2011), photographer Dawoud Bey (M.F.A. 1993), and psychologist Betsy Levy Paluck (B.S. 2000 and Ph.D. 2007) — are among the 24 individuals who have been named 2017 MacArthur Fellows. Continue reading Three Yale alumni are recipients of MacArthur ‘genius’ grants
Most people choose to do an MBA degree after concerted deliberation and meticulous planning. A full-time MBA at one of the world’s top business schools can cost anywhere between $30,000 and $200,000, depending on the program length and location you opt for. Continue reading Why Get An MBA Degree?