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UC Davis boosting STEM for students, faculty and kids

STEM education — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — is a hot topic these days and UC Davis is in the lead in new developments and approaches. The campus is working to improve teaching and retention of students, encourage more …
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Alumn judges the Big Brains on TV

UC Davis multi-alumna Christine Gulbranson is bringing her talents to a new challenge starting today, May 1: She is one of two regular judges on a new reality TV show, “Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius” which begins an eight-week run …
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Robots teaching math: C-STEM Day and one-day conference

Two upcoming events showcase how teachers can bring robots into the classroom to help teach algebra, math and science and get kids fired up about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. C-STEM Day, May 4 — Middle and high …
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Teachers, want to be a robotics fellow?

The UC Davis C-STEM Center has two fellowship opportunities, Robotics Fellows and CREST Fellows, for teachers in science, technology, engineering and math. Application deadline for both fellowships is April 5. The Center is also once again offering its Summer Institute, …
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FIRST Robotics back at UC Davis, March 15-17

The Sacramento Regional FIRST Robotics competition returns to the UC Davis Pavilion March 15-17 for three days of intense mechanical competition between high school teams from around the region and across the country. This year’s challenge is “Rebound Rumble,” a …
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Learning robotics and programming at C-STEM Day

(Contributed by Harry Cheng, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) The 1st UC Davis C-STEM Day was held on April 30, organized by the UC Davis K-14 Outreach Center for Computing and STEM Education (C-STEM) and College of Engineering with …
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Robots play follow-the-robot

Sanjay Joshi’s lab in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering has been working on having robots pick up behavioral cues so that they can more easily follow humans or other robots. The “following problem” is a fundamental problem in …
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