One woman who worked in the oil and gas industry for 15 years found a common issue among women in similar fields: there is no protective clothing that helps women “fit in” in industrial careers.
Their aim is to engender a sense of community and to inspire other girls to pursue their passions in these fields.
Lockheed Martin will offer on-the-spot jobs to up to 175 information technology professionals this weekend in D.C., but those who get the offer will have to prove themselves first.
Maryland Rep. Anthony Brown is scheduled to discuss a U.S. Army initiative to expose more young people to fields related to science, technology, engineering and math in national security.
A new D.C. middle school is preparing kids living in one of the city’s most underserved areas for a future in one of the world’s most in-demand fields.
Hundreds of high school kids from around the country competed in a simple task of physics: send two eggs 800 feet into the sky and get to land 41 to 43 seconds later in Fauquier County, Virginia, for the Team America Rocketry Challenge.
The secret to the best tasting mac and cheese doesn’t involve homemade pasta or expensive, artisan ingredients. It just requires some chemistry. Learn about the science of cooking and more at this weekend’s free USA Science and Engineering Festival.
Move over, circle time. At a day care center in Gaithersburg, Maryland, toddlers are tackling science projects — even learning how to make medicine.
George Washington University wants to train more STEM teachers to work in “high-needs” schools.
Some D.C.-area middle school girls spent part of their summer break building computer science skills, as part of a weeklong program at George Mason University.
There are more than 5 million job openings nationwide, according to the Department of Labor, and many of them are STEM jobs — science, technology, engineering and math careers.
Unlike popular culture’s depictions of a 1960s NASA being majority male and predominantly white, the mathematicians featured in “Hidden Figures” are neither male nor white. It’s a true story about four black women whose genius contributions made America’s space program possible.
A new mobile science laboratory will tour local schools in Maryland to raise student interest in STEM careers.
The region’s economic growth depends on STEM jobs and being able to fill them, according to a COG report released Wednesday. Find out what the top jobs are in key economic clusters.
The popular emoji set is getting a whole new cast of characters.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.