Engineers at Stanford University have created a small computer using transistors built with carbon nanotubes rather than silicone.
A new reverse mentoring program through the University of Miami School of Business Administration aims to give bank executives a practical education on social media and digital technologies.
The University of Massachusetts has partnered with two local municipalities and a renewable energy supplier to build a pair of solar projects that will save the school an estimated $1 million per year in energy costs.
Stanford has launched Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms, the eighth course in its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program.
The United States Department of Education has awarded $20.1 million in grants through the Strengthening Institutions Program, a competitive grant designed to help colleges and universities improve their ability to serve low-income students.
New data reveal that annual federal funding for research has dropped 9 percent in the post-stimulus era, losing about $6 billion after 2010, with no overall improvement expected at least through 2013.
The University of Oregon has been awarded $1.6 million in federal funds to operate the National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, an organization that supports children with disabilities.
NASA will award 10 one-year grants worth approximately $250,000 each for the "study of innovative, early stage space technologies that address high priority technical needs America's space program must master to enable future missions," according to an agency news release.
Khan Academy has added a new personal tutor feature designed to help students figure out where to start their lessons and to know when they have mastered the concepts.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have received a $748,000 grant to develop methods for improving the Web and cloud applications for people with disabilities.