Posted on: February 25th, 2021

How the Rise Program is Empowering Students to Make an Impact  

Rise, an initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust, is one of the largest scholarship programs in the world. Top winners could be awarded $500,000 in benefits, depending on demonstrated...

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021

How Leading Competitions Teach Students Critical Thinking Skills

Critical-thinking skills are crucial for students to thrive in the 21st century business world. Unfortunately, this is also one of those skills that is not a direct part of many school curriculums....

Posted on: February 10th, 2021

Artistic Academic Competitions Your Creative Student Will Enjoy

 S.T.E.M. programs are everywhere in education these days and for good reason. They help students get ready for a technology-driven world, but that doesn't mean that we should not nurture our...

Posted on: January 26th, 2021

Amazing Rube Goldberg Machines!

The Rube Goldberg competition is a fun contest with a lot of history. The first competition was held over 70 years ago in 1949 between two rival fraternities. As engineering students, the two frat...

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge brings unique twist to math modeling competition

STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, continues to be a major focus in education, and for good reason. LinkedIn projected that "85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't been...

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

Four essential life skills students will learn from competing in academic competitions

Academic competitions are becoming extremely popular for good reason. They are a great way to subsidize learning and help students fill in the gaps missing from their school's regular curriculum....