Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.
Our tenth annual awards program recognizes institutions, technology project leaders and vendor partners that have used technology in new ways to support teaching, learning, administration and operations.
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.