NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.
The University of Maryland has received a new vote of confidence for its approach to data security training from the company that helped the institution begin the program in the first place.
Two universities and a behavioral research and development firm will be working together on a five-year project to reduce high school violence.
The company will award up to 15 schools with a new active learning classroom valued at $62,000.
More than 125 students at Cornell University in New York participated in a multi-disciplinary event that partnered non-profit organizations with diverse teams of students to develop solutions to problems.
The partnership between the technology provider and online engagement platform will help the former’s customer institutions create stronger ties with their alumni.
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.