A company that provides access to technical information for engineers is nearing the end of its annual competition that encourages engineering students to answer questions for a chance to win prizes, such as an iPad 2 and cash.
Twenty-three colleges, universities, K-12 districts, and other organizations are one step closer to receiving a portion of $150 million to be awarded by the United States Department of Education through the Investing in Innovation (i3) program.
Barracuda Networks awarded more than $5,000 to the winners of a programming competition at the University of Michigan last weekend.
Martin University in Indianapolis, IN, will use a $1.25 million grant from the United States Department of Education to launch online certificate programs.
As part of its Education Donation Program, launched this month, NetApp will donate approximately 1,800 NetApp FAS3100 storage systems to education organizations throughout the United States.
A digital device rental program at California State University Monterey Bay has just reported student savings of nearly $120,000 in technology purchase fees. The Technology Rental (or TechRent) store at CSU Monterey Bay was started with funds with a $300,000 two-year grant issued by the United States Department of Education.
The Saylor Foundation is offering $20,000 to college textbook authors willing to allow free use of their publications by students and educators. The deadline for the first wave of funding is Nov. 1.
Echo360 is now accepting applications for its 2011-2012 blended learning grants program.
A company with applications for managing research grant applications has integrated two of its products to streamline the process of identifying potential funding streams and matching them up with researchers. RefWorks-COS, which is a business unit of ProQuest, is combining COS Funding Opportunities with COS Scholar Universe to create COS Pivot Service.
Google Education provided an undisclosed amount of seed funding for the opening of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Mobile Learning, according to the Cambridge school.