Grants, Funding & Awards


Deadline Extended: 2015 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

The deadline for the 2015 CT Innovators Awards has been extended to March 2.

Deal with Carnegie Mellon Pits Uber Against Google

A new advanced technology center in Pittsburgh will bind Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers to Uber in development of driverless vehicles and other projects.

$5 Million Grant Expanding VIP Big-Team, Big-Scale, Long-Term Research Program

The money will fund expansion of the Vertically Integrated Projects curricular approach, which mixes engineering instruction with research through multidisciplinary teams of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students.

RIT Tangent Takes Lead in Formula Search Engine Racing

The results of search engine work begun at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York recently swept away the competition at an information access technologies conference in Tokyo.

Campus Technology Innovators Awards: 2 Weeks Left To Enter

There are just two weeks remaining to submit a nomination for our 11th annual awards program recognizing innovative technology projects in higher ed.

Obama Budget Priorities Focus on Teacher Support, STEM, Free College

The White House has released President Barack Obama's 2016 budget proposal, a 150-page document that lays out his administration's priorities for the federal budget in the coming year.

AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator

AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.

Dakota State Tops Cyber League Ranking

Students from Dakota State University, in Madison, SD, led the rankings of the National Cyber League, a virtual training ground where college students can develop their cybersecurity skills and test them against each other.

Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

The winning team used a giant gumball machine, a tennis ball, a falling hammer, a bowling ball, a fry pan, tubes and tracks and lightbulbs, a tiny boxing glove and a plastic shark, along with multiple other accessories, all as the most elaborate scheme possible for zipping up a zipper.

Competition for High School, College Coders Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.