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07/14/10 The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is sponsoring a program called Fostering Innovation through Robotics Exploration that is designed to increase the number of college students majoring in computer science, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (CS-STEM). A new four-year, $7 million educational initiative by Carnegie Mellon University will leverage students’ innate interest in robots and other forms of “hard fun” to increase U.S. enrollments in computer science and steer more young people into scientific and technological careers. The initiative, called Fostering Innovation through Robotics Exploration (FIRE), is sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and designed to reverse…