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Grable Grant Will Fund BEST, PSC’s STEM Secondary Education Program

High school teachers in southwest Pennsylvania will get training in advanced computing technologies in the biological sciences—bioinformatics—thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Grable Foundation to the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC). The grant will fund PSC’s BEST (Bioinformatics Education for STudents) program, including a summer workshop for regional science teachers. “The Grable...
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MSU Scholars Challenge Colleges to Reform STEM Learning

America’s colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of scholars from Michigan State University argues in Science magazine. Melanie M. Cooper and colleagues say college students are expected to learn too many facts that do not connect across their coursework or prepare them to apply scientific knowledge in their...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 26, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Nominations Closing Soon for NVIDIA Global Impact Award Nomination Deadline – October 30, 2015 Researchers worldwide are invited to submit their innovations for the 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. The award will go to an institution...
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World's Largest Education Hackathon Taking Place in California – Register Today!

October 23-25, 2015 - San Mateo Event Center , San Mateo, California Some of the best employment opportunities for students are discovered through participation in hackathons. Industry representatives are on hand and scouting for students with exceptional talent to work for them as interns.  Hack-a-thons are intensive and enriching learning experiences for students. If you...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 12, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat Corals can genetically adapt to warmer waters from climate change, scientists say in a study that relied on bioinformatic analysis with supercomputers. Reef-building corals can withstand a small degree of warming. This study with polyps of staghorn coral Acropora millepora across the Great...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 5, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

  HPC in the News            SDSC's Comet System Offering Virtual Clusters in Current Research Allocation Submission Period September 15 - October 15, 2015 This is a reminder to those who are submitting a research allocation request in the current submission period. SDSC's Comet system is offering a new...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 28, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News        \   Blue Waters Seeking Partner Institutions to Offer Course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systems The Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana are offering an online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systems for...
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How New York City is Preparing Girls for our STEM-Focused Future

As a mother and a grandmother — and as women who’ve strived for success in the business and education worlds — we want our girls and young women to go out into the world knowing they can do anything. In today’s technology-driven economy, an important part of that is giving them the skills, support, and confidence to pursue education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 14, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

  HPC in the News           XSEDE, UC Berkeley Team Up to Offer Online Course Course Duration - January 20- May 8, 2016   XSEDE Seeking Partner Institutions to Offer Course in Applications of Parallel Computing   XSEDE project and the University of California, Berkeley are offering an...
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How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

Teachers are already capitalizing on their students’ fascination with the computer game Minecraft to teach everything from math to history. Now, a new add-on teaches kids to code their own modifications to the game. In his Wired article, Klint Finley explains how the creators of the add-on called LearnToMod hope their tool could be a gateway for students to discover a love of computer...
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