A new regional research data center is scheduled to open at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in fall 2015.
A collection of grants from the John M. Belk Endowment totaling $9.6 million aims to increase community college completion in North Carolina, create career pathways for more students and strengthen the state's workforce.
The Accelerator will establish a network of K-12 and college-level educators, researchers, business people and investors focused on improving educational outcomes and with an emphasis on research and development.
Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are developing methods to explore hard-to-find information on the Web — both on the surface and on the deep Web, the realm not indexed by standard commercial search engines.
Teams from Pennsylvania State University took first and second place in the first-ever Civitas Learning Student Success Hackathon.
Cornell University is collaborating with a private partner to launch a six-month entrepreneurial competition.
The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.
The University of California, Santa Barbara has launched the Center for Digital Games Research to study digital media and games from a multidisciplinary approach.
A grant from the Monsanto Fund for nearly $125,000 will help the St. Louis university create a curriculum that should encourage interest in STEM fields.
A $100,000 grant from Symantec will fund a pilot course in cybersecurity at university-led STEM summer camps for middle-school girls.