The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.
Researchers at the University of California Berkeley have won a $100,000 grant to continue their work using augmented reality to make it easier for people to control autonomous aerial vehicles commonly known as "drones."
A mix of community colleges in 17 states are participating in a new national project to help them create academic and career pathways at a scale to meet the needs of all of their students.
In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched a crowdfunding Web site.
Academic Partnerships has selected 16 faculty members from five universities as the recipients of its latest round of Academic Research Grants.
Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.
According to a Harris Poll survey, three out of four college students believe they will have to delay post-graduation plans because of their student loan debt.
The Iowa State University team of cyber detectives won $25,000 for demonstrating the best strategic skills involving threat identification.
A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.
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.