This week the NSF unveiled the establishment of four regional hubs for data science innovation, each led by a team of university experts and extending out to almost 300 other organizations, including non-profits, cities and businesses.
A multi-institutional research project will examine how to measure the quality of youth civic and political engagement, whether face-to-face, in writing or online.
To address the broader career aspirations of humanities PhDs, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has introduced a cost-sharing grant to help institutions remake their programs with new areas of emphasis.
The field of accessible technology has just received an infusion of funding.
Arizona State University has received a continuation of a multi-million grant to help the public explore questions first posed in 1818 with the publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.
The Neuroscience Gateway portal, led by researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, has received funding to add new programmatic access to high-performance computing resources for the computational neuroscience community.
Seattle University School of Law is hosting its first Social Justice Hackathon, a two-day event bringing together law students, lawyers and developers to create software applications designed to improve access to legal service.
High school students in rural Oklahoma schools can now earn college credits prior to graduation without commuting long distances or being limited to online-only courses.
The Online Learning Consortium is launching two new awards programs with the help of a $2.5-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
More than one-third of Americans are paying or have paid student loans and a sizable number of them are delaying other major purchases because of it.