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.
The Online Learning Consortium's work to spread adoption of next-generation digital courseware solutions in higher education just got a $2.5 million boost from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Funded by $1.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education, Excelsior College is developing the Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS), an open source assessment tool for targeting resources and services to students based on their academic and non-academic skills.