Engineering and computer science programs at six higher education institutions will get a big revamp thanks to $12 million in funding from the National Science Foundation.
Researchers from Harvard, Penn State's College of Education and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have won a $1.387 million grant to develop labs designed to help middle school students understand spatial thinking in astronomy.
A group of local teachers will visit University of Colorado Boulder to learn how to use infographics in their classrooms as part of a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing STEM literacy.
A team of engineering students from West Virginia University has taken home a $100,000 prize from NASA in a "Sample Return Robot Challenge," part of the space agency's Centennial Challenges prize program.
The STEM Funders Network has launched a new initiative designed to help create communities of practice supporting science, technology, engineering and math.
The education school at the University of California Davis has won a $3.5 million grant to deliver instruction to students who are struggling with early reading in 100 first-grade classrooms.
Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories.
The University of Michigan has won a $4 million grant to launch a predoctoral research program in education sciences.
An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
A unique venture capital company that teams up with universities to invest in their most promising start-up companies recently closed a $215 million fund, the second one in the company's history.