An Eastern Kentucky initiative aims to shift the focus of the classroom away from activities that simply comply with education standards and toward driving innovation through projects like building tiny homes and detecting cancer.
In the new Virginia Space ThinSat Program, students from fourth grade to rising seniors create small satellites that collect data from a low-Earth orbit.
Solar energy is on the rise across the nation. According to The Solar Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing solar energy, “one out of every 50 new jobs added in the United States in 2016 was created by the…
Two North Carolina projects aim to help young and aspiring farmers make connections in the business.
Regional schools are finding that solar power and energy efficiency can help reduce electric bills, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and provide a valuable learning opportunity.
Virginia Tech students are helping high-schoolers learn about sustainable building materials, all while constructing a home for a family in need.
A new Virginia community college course will give teachers the knowledge and techniques to present the region’s rich musical heritage to students in a multimedia format.
Through educational advancement and hands-on training, two programs strive to build new opportunities for girls and women in rural Appalachia.
By Carvan Craft Who said it can’t be fun to help the environment? By capitalizing on the spirit of sports rivalries, these three competitions have prompted colleges and universities to recycle, reduce electricity use, get outside and pounce on their…
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