Grants, Funding & Awards


MIT Formally Kicks Off Cybersecurity Work

MIT has shared additional details on how it plans to spend a $15 million cybersecurity grant. The multidisciplinary effort will address cybersecurity from three directions: technology, public policy and organizational management.

U South Alabama Reengineers Administrative Processes for Research

The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."

Regional Research Data Center Planned for U Nebraska-Lincoln

A new regional research data center is scheduled to open at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in fall 2015.

$9.6 Million in Grants To Boost Community College Completion in North Carolina

A collection of grants from the John M. Belk Endowment totaling $9.6 million aims to increase community college completion in North Carolina, create career pathways for more students and strengthen the state's workforce.

New Accelerator at U Virginia School Putting Ed Innovation to Test

The Accelerator will establish a network of K-12 and college-level educators, researchers, business people and investors focused on improving educational outcomes and with an emphasis on research and development.

NYU-Poly Researchers Awarded DARPA Contract to Explore the Deep Web

Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are developing methods to explore hard-to-find information on the Web — both on the surface and on the deep Web, the realm not indexed by standard commercial search engines.

Cornell Launches Prototype Challenge for Engineering Students

Cornell University is collaborating with a private partner to launch a six-month entrepreneurial competition.

Penn State Teams Dominate App-Building Hackathon

Teams from Pennsylvania State University took first and second place in the first-ever Civitas Learning Student Success Hackathon.

NEF Initiates 2 Programs To Improve Digital Skills of U.S. Students and Workers

The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.

U California Santa Barbara Launches Multidisciplinary Game Research Center

The University of California, Santa Barbara has launched the Center for Digital Games Research to study digital media and games from a multidisciplinary approach.

Campus Technology News

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.