Galvanize expands to Phoenix Warehouse District

An urban campus where students and entrepreneurs can build their skill set in data science is expanding to Phoenix. Mayor Stanton announced today that Galvanize, the Denver-based education company, will open their 9th campus right in the heart of the Downtown Warehouse District. Co-founder Jim Deters also announced that insurance company Allstate will be working … Read more

#ItWasNeverADress STEAM Conference Recap: Confidence, careers and capes

Over the weekend 50 girls ages 12 to 17 spent their weekend at Axosoft, learning about STEAM fields, confidence, and leadership from some of the Valley’s tech and non-tech leaders. The conference began with introductions from Axosoft’s Tania Katan, Miss Phoenix 2015 Kaitlin Vortherms, Miss Gilbert 2015 Lauren McBurnett, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. Both … Read more

Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant helping little girls change the world – interview

Photo contribution by Vianka Villa Kimberly Bryant spent years in the corporate world as a software engineer climbing up the ranks in a field where very few women of color, and women in general, held a seat in the boardroom. In an interview with Oprah, Bryant talked about her first engineering job where her manager (who … Read more

From jetpacks and LEGO sorting to better barbecues, ASU eProjects excite – slideshow

Arizona State University students are building everything from jetpacks to LEGO sorting machines as part of the eProjects program. The eProjects initiative, formerly known as iProjects, challenges students to take innovative ideas and work with university faculty and outside sponsors to address real-world issues. Check out some of the stand-out ideas from years past in … Read more

GOOOOOOAAL!!! U of A exchange students build fútbol playing robots

The World Cup might be over, but students from Mexico participating in an international exchange program at the University of Arizona (UA) still had a few matches to go. With a special designed soccer ball that transmits infrared signals along with stand-alone robots the students created themselves, The games began with 34 industrial engineering and mechatronics undergraduates … Read more