Grants, Funding & Awards


Carlow U To Build CREATE Lab Satellite with $205,000 Grant

Carlow University will use a $205,000 grant to build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab.

HackDuke Asks Programmers To Turn Their Skills to Social Goods

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 Launches 'Debt-Free' Degree Program

Aspen University has launched a new payment plan that it's touting as a way to earn a degree "debt free."

The Role of Technology in an Outcomes-Based Funding Environment

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.

Rutgers Ocean Exploration Project Gets Support from Iridium

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.

Kickstarting Education

If crowdfunding can take a university to the moon, how else can technology drive student learning in the 21st century?

Instructure Selects Higher Ed Canvas Grant Winners

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.

Indiana University Fine-Tuning Kuali OLE With Mellon Foundation Grant

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.

Students Master the Mainframe in IBM Competitions

Even though mainframes are about to celebrate their 50th birthday, they aren't going away any time soon. And that's why IBM has expanded its "Master the Mainframe Contest" to include a world championship intended to entice young people to consider learning more about workings of these general-purpose, very large, very fast servers.

Education and Government: Informing Goals for Student Success Technology

How will efforts for student success — especially those leveraging technology — be coordinated, so participants in the completion agenda can work toward common goals? To examine one model, CT met with the lead developers of SOCCCD's suite of student success software, en route to a federal briefing tomorrow in the nation's capital.