Among the initiatives that have received funding through PitchFunder is one intended to bring clean water to Bangladesh, another to teach empathy and still another to help send design students on a working spring break.
Paul Smith's College will launch a program to develop competency-based education ideas as part of the Next Generation Learning Challenges.
Carlow University will use a $205,000 grant to build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab.
Duke University will bring together college students from around the country this week for HackDuke, an event designed to promote the use of technology for social change.
Aspen University has launched a new payment plan that it's touting as a way to earn a degree "debt free."
The Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010 established outcomes-based funding in the state, rewarding institutions for outcomes related to retention, progression, and student success — not just enrollment. CT asked Brandy Cartmell, Interim Executive Director of Student Engagement and Registrar, about the ongoing role of technology in UT Martin's response to the mandate.
A long-term project at Rutgers University to gather data about the earth's oceans through the use of autonomous underwater vehicles has received a financial boost.
If crowdfunding can take a university to the moon, how else can technology drive student learning in the 21st century?
Indiana University has received an $882,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE), an open source library software system that helps research and academic libraries oversee and provide access to their growing collections.
Instructure has chosen the winners of its Canvas Grants program, an initiative designed to encourage technological innovation from within the higher education and K-12 communities.