Like many institutions of higher education, Purdue University is dealing with its fair share of economic challenges right now. Balancing those hurdles with the need to remain progressive and in touch with student needs isn't always easy, as the university's board and administration have come to realize.
Academic researchers can now apply for free access to Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud services. The company's Research division announced the program Thursday in a joint press conference with the National Science Foundation (NSF), which will act as gatekeeper between researchers and the service.
Pennsylvania State University will use an automated system to manage researcher disclosures. Total funding of research at Penn State's 22 campuses totaled $765 million in the 2008-2009 fiscal year.
Carnegie Mellon University is working with Intel to develop a new class of materials that could help streamline the process of computer electronic packaging and reduce energy expenditure.
Ohio University stands to gain millions of dollars from the sale of a company whose technology was created at the Athens-based university.
Portland Community College in Oregon is taking the first step in a larger effort to retrofit its aging campuses and shift to energy-efficient, environmentally friendly facilities.
Seven American colleges and universities received funding from the National Science Foundation in 2009 to support their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) initiatives.
A research project at Tel Aviv University is tackling the problem of making Captcha more secure. Captcha is an open source program created by a team from Carnegie Mellon University.
Two professors--one from Stanford University and the other at Cornell University--are being recognized for their contributions in computer science by being named recipients of the Katayanagi Prize.
Microsoft has announced the finalists for its fall round of student competitors in the Imagine Cup USA and opened up registration for the spring round of the competition.