The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll LanesThe idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner's account.
Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The WeatherBad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And AffordabilityThe State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.
The People Who Took Us To The MoonThis year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy's dream.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme WeatherStorm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s JourneyAs a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

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