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3 Promising STEM Careers in Today’s Technology Revolution

Intelligent robots, self-driving cars, neuro-technological brain enhancements, genetic editing—whether we recognize it or not, technology is evolving exponentially. Called the “Fourth Revolution” by professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, we’re in an era where technology is blurring the lines between physical and digital spheres.

A kid's guide to engineering

A professional engineer studies many subjects to earn a degree in this field. Although you may not have the same knowledge and experience as a professional engineer, anyone can apply engineering principles to solve problems. You might produce a thing with engineering, or you could solve a problem. Explore the world of engineering to begin thinking like a specialized problem-solver.

UF to offer scholarships for STEM education majors

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Florida's College of Education a $1.2 million grant to offer scholarships for math and science majors who go into teaching careers.

According to a news release, the grant will fund scholarships worth $10,000 each for 50 undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math fields who commit to teaching at least two years in high-needs public school districts. The grant covers five years of funding.

The scholarships will go to UF students enrolled in UFTeach, a program where students teach in supervised classrooms in high-poverty schools.

6 things you didn't know about STEM jobs and students

There are still an overwhelming number of occupations that require specialized skills and talent, but not enough qualified professionals who are applying for or filling those positions. There is still a movement to entice female students, minority students—heck, all students—to pursue an education followed by an occupation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.