Grants, Funding & Awards


A Location-Aware App for Exploring the Library

To help users access rich information resources on campus, the University of Oklahoma Libraries created a mobile app with location-based navigation and "hyperlocal" content.

NSF-Funded Hubs Power Big Data Project 'Spokes'

The National Science Foundation has begun filling in the details of its national plan for big data research.

Vernier, NSTA Open Entries for Technology Awards

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.

U Arizona Grant Promotes Advanced STEM Degrees for Under-Represented Minorities

A National Science Foundation program that funds university efforts to promote advanced-level education for under-represented minorities in STEM fields has just awarded more than a million dollars to the University of Arizona.

University of Michigan Wins $5 Million Grant to Study Common Core

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Brown University and Stanford University have received a grant worth nearly $5 million from the Spencer Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation for the first phase of a five year study on the effects of the Common Core State Standards on teaching and learning.

Splunk Offers Free Software, Training for Educational Institutions

Splunk, a provider of real-time operational intelligence software, has launched the Splunk Pledge, a new philanthropic program of the Splunk4Good initiative.

Arizona State's Avnet Innovation Lab to Fund Tech Entrepreneurs

Arizona State University</a> and global technology distributor <a href="http://www.avnet.com">Avnet</a> are offering $250,000 in grant funding for technology entrepreneurs.

Rochester Institute of Tech, Bradley U to Evaluate Effectiveness of K-12 Computer Skills Initiatives

Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Bradley University have received a $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effectiveness of K-12 efforts to encourage computing skills.

Combining the Best of Crowdsourcing, Academic History in a Mobile App

Marshall University history students have the opportunity to contribute to the digital commons through Clio, a free tool that highlights thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States, curated by the crowd.

WOW Awards Honor Technology Initiatives in Higher Education

Five higher education institutions have received this year's WOW Awards from the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.

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