Jan
25
to Feb 22

iD8 Women in Technology Speaker Series

In an effort to increase interest and diversity in technology fields and computer science, The University of Southern Mississippi and Craig Newmark Philanthropies have organized their first- ever Women in Technology speaking tour, which will reach more than 750 high school girls across Mississippi between Jan. 25 and Feb. 22. Read more …

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Nov
2
to Nov 3

iD8: Hacking for Defense for JROTC

Southern Miss welcomed 80 JROTC cadets from Jackson, Mississippi and Mobile, Alabama for our 3rd annual STEM Invitational. Future leaders learning cybersecurity, coding, digital fabrication, Linux, Raspberry pis, hearing General Blount, Juanita Ward, and more.

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Mar
2
to Mar 3

iD8: VEX Robotics Statewide Competition

The University of Southern Mississippi today announced that they will be hosting 132 robotics teams in the Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship on March 2-3, 2018 at USM’s Payne Center. This tournament will showcase elementary, middle and high school students from across the state in an educational competitive robotics program.  These competitors have been building, programming, and driving their robots at local and regional competitions throughout Mississippi to advance to this state championship, and they are ready to show off their engineering and programming knowledge. The competition also focuses on teamwork, communication, and keeping students engaged in hands-on technology challenges that build their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Winning teams from this competition will advance to the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship in April in Louisville, KY where more than 1,400 of the best VEX competition teams from around the world will compete.

If you would like more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Richardson by phone at (601) 859-6847 ext. 1038 or by email at jrichardson@madison-schools.com.

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