STEM Academy Fellowship Trains Black Men To Become TeachersOnly two percent of teachers are black men, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and a San Francisco man is trying to transform that deficit with a new model of leadership training.
Team Of San Jose Teen Scientists Eye $8 Million Prize In Top Robotics CompetitionStudents at a school in San Jose make history again, as the youngest group to advance to the semifinals of a prestigious international robotics competition.
Chabot Space & Science Center Establishes New Partnership With NASAA new partnership between the Chabot Space & Science Center and NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley will bring more NASA to Oakland, Chabot representatives announced Thursday.
Foothill High School In Pleasanton, Horner Middle School In Fremont Named Semi-Finalists In National STEM ContestTwo Bay Area schools have been named semi-finalists in Samsung's National STEM Contest.
'Hidden Genius Project' Drives Emery High School Student To Win Prestigious STEM AwardEmeryville High's Jayden Cummings has been announced the winner of the Congressional App Challenge in the Rep. Barbara Lee's district for his app iBlinkco.
Rising Scholar Overcomes Severe Childhood Challenges, Sees Bright FutureYsabella Donlan is excited about her future after maneuvering a challenging and heartbreaking past.
Stanford Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Of StartX With Demo Day ExpoStartX, one of Silicon Valley’s long-running organizations founded to assist tech startups, celebrated a milestone this weekend.
Bay Area High School Senior Develops STEM Curriculum For Young GirlsA high school senior who, as an 8th grader, created a device to sense heat stroke and dehydration is now introducing others to the joy of innovation.
The Hidden Genius Project, Trailhead Meet Up At Salesforce To Learn From The ProsThe Hidden Genius Project and Trailhead have been meeting up at Salesforce to hone their tech skills and learn from the pros. Salesforce Senior Director Leah McGowen and Hidden Genius Project's Communications and Administrative Associate Denzel Russell talked to BR's Christin Ayers about the valuable work they are doing.
Girl With 3D-Printed Hand Throws 1st Pitch At Giants Game There’s always a ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants baseball games, but few have been as special as Sunday’s. Hailey Dawson, a courageous 8-year-old, calmly walked to the mound and tossed out the pitch.
The Social Engineering Project Helps Kids Of Color Get The Basics Of STEMAn organization called The Social Engineering Project has been working with kids of color to make sure they learn the basics of STEM. Founder Kevin Nichols talked to BR's host Christin Ayers about the group's activities.
'Oscars Of Science' Brings Together Big Names From Tech And HollywoodThe 7th annual Breakthrough Prize Awards--also known as the "Oscars of Science"--were held Sunday evening at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View.
Bay Area Science Festival Caps Off With 'Discovery Day At AT&T Park'Katherine Nielsen and Luciano Del Rio chat with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the Bay Area Science Festival happening October 26 through November 3.
Mattel Partners With 'Black Girls Code' To Promote Cool, Tech-Savvy BarbieA Bay Area nonprofit organization is loving the design of a new technology-savvy, African-American Barbie doll that aims to break racial and gender stereotypes.
Hundreds Of Students Take On The Tech ChallengeIt was a classic school competition with a high-tech twist.