A team of engineers at Pennsylvania State University has landed a $1 million grant fro the National Science Foundation for research into reducing power consumption at data centers.
Elsevier has launched two new modules, Award Management and Research Intelligence, for its research information management system, Pure.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) has selected eight of its member institutions as project sites for a five-year initiative to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects.
Dell is running its second Education Challenge, which will be awarding $30,000 in cash prizes as well as mentoring to university and college students who have workable ideas for improving the education experience for K-12 students.
A new initiative to encourage development of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications for education will reward developers with "bounty" money. The program is sponsored by a group of education technology vendors and the IMS Global Learning Consortium.
ATMI, a supplier of advanced materials solutions to the microelectronics industry, has donated $2 million to the University of California, Berkeley to support development of "ultra-low power consuming microelectronic device architecture and design that would enable greater ubiquity of mobile devices."
The United States Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences has launched its fiscal year 2014 grant competitions.
SAS' Excellence in Education awards went to the University of Texas System, whose UT System dashboard allows the university community to view, explore, and share data related to performance across all of the system's institutions, and Oklahoma State University, which offers data mining, business analytics, and other certificate programs featuring SAS.
Echo360 has put $60,000 up for grabs in its annual research grants program, which is currently accepting applications for 2013.
A group of five Carnegie Mellon University-Silicon Valley software students won the school's first HTML5 Hackathon this month with their "Collaborative Coding Dojo" app, which they designed and delivered within the competition's eight-hour window to aid in collaborative coding for software engineers in different locations.