The University of Southern California (USC) has received $1.9 million to support research and expand its digital holdings in the humanities. The grant comes from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which specifically supports research universities and scholarship in the humanities as one of its funding areas.
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology, is accepting applications through May 5.
More than 50 colleges and universities are preparing students for careers in the capital markets, thanks to software donated by Trading Technologies.
Internet2 is broadening its support to include smaller colleges and universities that are not necessarily research institutions but that nevertheless have "notable research projects and cyberinfrastructure needs."
A charter school system sponsored by Arizona State University will receive a sizable grant from the United States Department of Education in order to integrate the use of technology into its classrooms.
TradingScreen, the MIT Club of New York, the MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC and NYCPromise have launched a programming competition for college students.
Colleges short on funds but seeking a way to ramp up video surveillance at their locations may want to go after one of the grants being issued over the next year by Video Insight.
Arizona State University has begun experimenting with a crowdsourcing platform that solicits charitable contributions to support specific student and faculty research projects.
The Florida Department of Education has awarded a STEM research center at Florida State University $14.3 million in new grants to build a professional development program for teachers and build up the state's online collection of science, technology, engineering and math curriculum resources.
Nominations are now open for the 2014 CT Innovators Awards.