The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering has received two gifts worth $3.5 million that represent the start of a five-year $10.5-million fundraising campaign to support the NYU Center for K12 STEM Education's initiative to train 500 New York City teachers in science, technology, education and math.
Google has selected Carnegie Mellon University to lead a multi-university project to create new technology for the Internet of Things.
Project Jupyter, an open-source software project led by Fernando Perez of University of California, Berkeley and Brian Granger of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo has been granted $6 million over the next three years.
Wright State University revamped its approach to data and built a self-service BI tool that puts powerful drill-down capabilities in the hands of users across the university.
The soon-to-be-introduced America’s College Promise Act of 2015 aims to make two years of community college free for eligible students, and provide what proponents are calling an affordable pathway for low-income students to a four-year college degree.
Accenture has provided grants to nearly a dozen universities in an effort to support research and strengthen relationships between its own R&D groups and leading research universities.
Judging the Campus Technology Innovators awards provides a broad view of technology's impact on higher education around the world.
Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.
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.