Donor activity is loosening up and increasing at least moderately at colleges and universities, if the results of a new poll are any measure.
The California Community College system is turning to business process management software to streamline the work behind issuing grants to schools to help students in healthcare fields.
Purdue University is launching a new STEM effort for Indiana high school teachers to help them show students how science, technology, engineering, and math can address sustainability in their state.
A team of instructors and students at Towson University is trying to build a better CAPTCHA mousetrap, one that incorporates audio to make Web sites more accessible to the blind.
A new international competition challenges college students--and particularly women--to come up with creative ways to save energy in five different sectors of city environments.
Purdue University has received a grant that will help it fund scholarships for master students in information security. The million-dollar, two-year grant from the National Science Foundation could be renewed for an additional two years.
Chip maker Intel is stepping up its R&D funding to American universities by up to five times what it currently invests. The company announced plans to pour $100 million directly into university research in the United States over the next five years.
eProcurement systems are designed to streamline purchasing processes, eliminate paperwork, and make it easy for end users to get the best values through spending on-contract. Yet the relative success of eProcurement at any institution often depends on how the procurement department works not only with the technology, but also with the end users in academic departments, in research programs, or elsewhere in the university or system.
The University of Houston flexed its social networking muscles to win a $10,000 donation to its scholarship fund.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is setting up a new center specifically to serve as a living laboratory for testing new forms of education.