Hackers have a bad reputation, but did you know that in the tech world the term hack just means build? In September of 2013, over 1,000 programmers gathered at Penn to put their programming skills to the test in the biggest university hackathon in the world. Events like this are happening across the world and targeting many different STEM topics. Learn about this major event, then see if there is something like this happening in your community!
(Photo source: http://articles.philly.com/2013-09-10/news/41906700_1_app-store-swap-programmer)