The Dominion Foundation, part of Dominion Resources, one of the largest energy companies in the country, is currently accepting applications for $1.3 million in grants for programs that help students studying science, technology, engineering and math.
Rice University is doubling the number of supercomputing hours it can offer its researchers with the addition of a new IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer, which will become operational in May. Rice and IBM are sharing the cost of the system.
Rutgers University is teaming with IBM to launch a new high-performance computing (HPC) center in its newly created Rutgers Discovery Information Institute.
Educational software developer Design Science has released a major upgrade to its cross-platform MathFlow product line.
San Francisco's Academy of Art University is partnering with NASA to design a user interface that astronauts will use in space to control a robot on the ground.
The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.
A number of teams from Southern California institutions will be displaying their feats of engineering in San Diego starting on Monday, February 13, at an annual user conference put on by SolidWorks, a company that creates engineering software.
Google has awarded $340,000 to 26 organizations that provide STEM enrichment programs to students in K-12 and higher education.
More than 500 middle school, high school, and college students will test their rocket prowess as part of a special NASA program.
A reference service that provides technical information has added a new subject area specifically covering computer hardware engineering.