Education & Research – Page 8

Thanks to Federal Grant, University Launches Summer Drone Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 27, 2016

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to Tuskegee, Ala.-based Tuskegee University to bring drone technology to high school students and their teachers during an annual summer program. Spearheaded by the university’s computer science department, the project will engage [Read More]

Stetson University Program Invests in Drone Stocks

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 31, 2016

Stetson University, a private university in Florida, is getting into the drone business through the launch of a new index called “Drones 9,” which includes nine publicly traded companies with drone-related exposures. The university says the index is a bold [Read More]

Middle Schoolers Get Hands-On UAS Experience in Reno

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 27, 2016

Through a partnership with Aerospace Learning Xperience (ALEX), Reno, Nev.-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) company Drone America recently hosted an aerospace day for a sixth grade class from St. Albert the Great Elementary School at ALEX’s facility in Stead, Nev. [Read More]