A university in Florida has persuaded IBM to invest $2 million to help prepare its students for jobs in systems engineering.
A multimedia graduate thesis project that uses a Volkswagen Bug, a Nintendo Wii, and three Google programs could just help renew interest in preserving what's left of Route 66.
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science will soon meet the new boss, but she's the same as the old boss.
The Cyber Challenge has set as its national goal to identify and train an army of cybersecurity experts to help fill shortages in industry and government. Campuses like Cal Poly are helping to lead the charge.
On May 14, 2010 a team of students from the University of Michigan will get into a 2011 Ford Fiesta, loaded with an application they've developed, and drive out of Ann Arbor to hit Maker Faire, a do-it-yourself festival in San Mateo, CA. The students are the winners of a competition set up in a three-month computer science class titled "Cloud Computing in the Commute."
The University of North Carolina isn't the only institution to develop a standardized approach to license technology developed on campus. According to Lee Taylor, technology licensing associate at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, his institution implemented a form license at the beginning of the academic year, in September 2009.
MapleSoft has released Maple 14, an application designed for mathematical education and research, and MapleSim 4, a modeling tool for engineering projects.
The University of North Carolina has upgraded projectors used in medical imagery analysis with hardware from Canon.
A university in northern Michigan has upgraded its robotics line lab through engineering student labor.
Twenty college and university teams from around the world will be heading to the country's capital to show off their solar housing design and building expertise.