Young innovators are wanted to enter the Big Hero 6 xPrize by answering the question “What one problem would you tackle to change the world, and how would you do it?” Use S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to solve a problem, big or… Read More »Disney’s Big Hero 6 Partners With XPrize to Change the World
Disney’s Community involvement results in a ton of great stories. It’s always been my pleasure to share how support from The Mouse is helping an endangered species, cleaning the environment, or helping a non-profit. Today’s story focuses on Disney’s efforts to promote the the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Students coached by Disney engineers took home the top honors from the 14th annual College Bowl during the HENAAC conference in New Orleans. One highlight from the annual conference held by Great Minds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) was the team’s creation of a fantastical magic carpet model designed during a timed challenge.
Great Minds in STEM hosts the HENAAC College Bowl each year to encourage and recognize a new generation of STEM talent and help create a diverse workforce. The conference includes seminars, networking, internship and recruitment opportunities for attendees.Read More »Disney World Engineers Help Students Win STEM Prize