Grants, Funding & Awards


Encryption and Secure Clouds Receive NSF Security Funding

The National Science Foundation's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program has issued two multi-million dollar awards for multi-institutional projects in cybersecurity.

Howard Salis

Building DNA in the Cloud

Penn State researcher Howard Salis created a simple tool for a complex process — DNA sequencing — and turned it into a highly scalable, on-demand system that serves scientists all over the world.

UC Irvine Team Studying Crowdprogramming

Two researchers at the University of California Irvine have been awarded $800,000 to continue their exploration of "crowdprogramming."

$1 Million Grant Funds STEM Camps Across Texas Colleges

As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.

University of Oklahoma One Digital Initiative

Leading a University Into the Digital Future

The University of Oklahoma's One University Digital Initiative is a technology strategy for a broad, sweeping campaign to ensure the university will take its place in the digital realm.

Cutting-Edge Tech Gives Students an Orientation in Experiential Learning

Cutting-Edge Tech Gives Students an Orientation in Experiential Learning

NYU's Stern School of Business transformed its student orientation process into a two-day program focused on collaborative learning and innovative tech tools.

University of Denver Anderson Academic Commons

Transforming a Traditional Library Into a Technology-Rich Learning Commons

The University of Denver saw its library renovation as an opportunity for a fundamental rethinking of the use of space and technology to support the new ways people work and learn in a digital environment.

Moribund Academic Research Investment Could Have an 'Incalculable Long-Term Consequence' for the United States

A continued reduction in federal research dollars will have an impact on the country, but those who lead research programs at major universities don't agree on what that impact will be.

Remote Captioning a Class at AMAC

Accessibility-as-a-Service in Georgia

Georgia Tech's AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center is a full-service resource that supplies repositories of accessible digital textbook files, Braille, assistive software and remote captioning for students with disabilities, as well as training and consulting services.

University of Washington MyPlan team

Open Source Planning and Advising Tool Supports Student Success

To keep students' academic plans on track, the University of Washington developed open source software that integrates previously siloed administrative functions such as degree audit and articulation, student lifecycle and recruitment, registration and advising.