U.S. company launches tech careers in Costa Rica
Learn how Intel is helping students in Costa Rica learn science, technology and language skills that will help them succeed.
Empowering girls in Southeast Asia through STEM
In July, 70 female secondary school students from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines attended a State Department STEM camp.
U.S. medal winner transforms study of higher mathematics
June Huh became the first person of Korean descent to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' top award, this year. Learn more.
Where do Americans play chess? Everywhere.
World Chess Day is July 20. Take a look at where Americans play chess and learn why the game is increasingly attracting children.
How U.S. students gain financial literacy
Financial education is now being taught in many U.S. secondary schools, and nonprofit groups are pushing to make it happen nationwide.
Americans we lost in 2021
As we look back on 2021, we say farewell to many notable Americans who left their mark on the world. Here are a few of those trailblazers.
America leads in higher education
New global rankings show that U.S. schools dominate the world's top universities. Many top U.S. schools excel in both STEM subjects and the arts.
Meet the Burmese American who led NASA’s flight on Mars [video]
NASA is using a small helicopter to explore Mars. Learn more about the Burmese American woman who helped make Ingenuity's historic flight possible.
Black women who changed our world
African American women have invented modern conveniences and deepened our understanding of our world. Learn about the contributions of several Black women.