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Drone Racing League, Eduscape Launch DRL Academy to Support Students Studying Remotely

With the coronavirus pandemic causing national school shut-downs, students need positivity and access to engaging, educational content more than ever. The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global professional circuit for drone racing, today unveiled DRL Academy, an innovative STEM program, which features online learning opportunities for students studying science, engineering,

SportTechie: Polar Partners With i-tri to Empower Girls Through Triathlon Training

Polar, known for its heart rate monitor technology, wil work with Polar Partners With i-tri to empower girls through triathlon training, on a STEM component of to the curriculum known as The Science of Triathlon, according to SportTechie. “Polar’s partnership with i-tri is a major step in empowering adolescent girls to

DCist: STEM Is The Future, World Cup Champion Kelley O’Hara Tells DC-Area Students

2019 U.S. Women’s World Cup player Kelley O'Hara, channeling her lifelong love of math and science, regularly integrates STEM concepts into her work as a professional athlete and public speaker. DCist has the details here. “Athletes track everything. We have apps, we have devices, we have programs that help us improve,” she

‘BroadcastHER Academy’ Esports and Gaming Fellowship Program for Women Announced

Today the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a national nonprofit that provides micro-grants that support the dreams of talented young women, announces the expansion of the BroadcastHER Academy (powered by Allied Esports & HyperX) into the first-ever esports and gaming fellowship program for high potential women interested in pursuing careers in the industry

Philadelphia Inquirer: The Urban Youth Racing School is about more than fast cars

The Urban Youth Racing School (UYRS), which connects STEM education to racing with kids in Philadelphia, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Natalie Pompilio wrote: Don’t let the name fool you. UYRS is about more than fast cars. Founded in 1998, the nonprofit offers science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education to

NPR/Only a Game: Math Students Give Davidson Athletics An Edge

NPR's "Only a Game" show/podcast took a look at how an enterprising group of math students at Davidson College dubbed "Cats Stats" are helping its sports teams through advanced analytics. "The manpower we have is extensive," says Matt McKillop, the Davidson men's basketball team's associate head coach. "So when I walk

Streetwear Designer Jeff Staple Teams up With Overwatch League to Create Esports Kit

The Overwatch League™ today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with designer and streetwear powerhouse, Jeff Staple, to reimagine, design, and create an authentic player kit for esports. The new kits, designed in concert with Overwatch League player feedback for a look and feel that’s unique to both traditional sports and esports,

Sports Innovation Lab Forms Athlete-Driven Media Leadership Board, Kicks Off at CES

Sports Innovation Lab From the floor of the Sports Technology Lounge at the Consumer Electronics Show [CES], Sports Innovation Lab announces the formation of a brand new leadership board focusing on the role athlete data will play with innovation in sports media. Comprised of some of the industry's most prominent executives,