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.
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.