Education

As The Internet of Things Grows, Security Concerns Increase

By Sydney Bush and Joshua Konadu         In late July, the New York Times published a shocking report: The “Roomba,” a robotic vacuum that collects data as it works, also maps users homes and may sell that information to companies such as Amazon, Google, and Apple. But the Roomba is only the …

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In Dimension U competition, All Saints Academy students test their math skills against other students

  By Frank Misurelli | Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs   On May 22, Picatinny Arsenal’s STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) hosted its 4th Dimension U Tournament. Sixteen 6th and 7th graders from All Saints Academy represented the U.S. Army, while students from two other schools represented the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, …

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4th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Race gets checkered flag for fun and competition

                          By Frank Misurelli | Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs   Picatinny Arsenal’s Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Office hosted its fourth Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) competition on May 18 at the Arsenal’s recreational center, Forge Fitness. The competition is held annually with …

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Future-Mindedness and Child-Raising Today

By Daniel Rose   “I am 15 and I really want a baby. Should I have a baby?” This question, asked by a schoolgirl recently on Quora, the online crowd-sourced vehicle, provoked an avalanche of replies. The unanimously negative comments thundered, “No, not now!”, citing psychological and economic reasons and the detrimental practical impact on …

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Michael Bivins gives back to the youth at Harlem School of the Arts

 By:  Derrel Jazz Johnson New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD) founding member Michael Bivins and R&B Foundation Chairman Damon Williams hosted an event called on the first Saturday of June in celebration of Black Music Month and the HSA Spring Festival. HSA students, parents, and faculty were joined by guests to listen and learn …

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College Career Day Lets Students Announce College Choices at Apollo Theater

(Harlem, New York) By Derrel Jazz Johnson On Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 255 high school seniors announced their college choices at the world famous Apollo Theater. Students announced choices such as New York University (my alma mater!), Ivy League schools like Columbia, Cornell and Princeton universities, HBCUs like Howard University, SUNY and CUNY schools, and …

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Full STEM ahead: Army invests in science-savvy force

Written by Devon L. Suits, Army News Service WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, young Aisha Haynes had to answer the same tough question every high school student eventually has to answer: What do you want to be when you grow up? The answer arrived during a summer camp program, …

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Picatinny FIRST Robotics Teams Makes It to Final Round of Competition

By Frank Misurelli Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs Teams supported by Picatinny Arsenal ’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program competed in the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Championship held recently in St Louis, Missouri. More than 15,000 students ranging in ages from 6-18 participated from around the world …

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