Tag Archives: university

AT&T, Learfield Partner to Extend Tech Innovations to Higher Education Institutions

AT&T and Learfield Communications’ Campus+ division have partnered to develop and deliver new educational technologies and career opportunities for students in higher education institutions. AT&T said Monday it will coordinate with administrators and other campus stakeholders to address various challenges in on-campus learning, as well as customize academic resources for …

Read More »

Deloitte-Educause Report: NIST SP 800-171 Calls for Higher Education Institutions to Make Data Mgmt Changes

A new report by Deloitte and nonprofit organization Educause says higher education institutions that aim to maintain their federal research contracts and grants should introduce changes to their data management practices as they comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s federal data protection rules. NIST’s Special Publication 800-171 …

Read More »

NASA Selects 8 Universities to Participate in Small Spacecraft Projects

NASA has chosen eight university teams to work with the agency’s engineers and scientists on two-year projects to develop new small spacecraft technologies. The space agency said Saturday these collaborations aim to create small, lightweight spacecraft that could support science, exploration and space operations. NASA chose from a variety of submitted proposals …

Read More »

NGA, US Geological Survey Solicit Applications from Universities for Geospatial Sciences Program

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Geological Survey have begun to solicit applications from universities and schools that are interested to serve as partners of a geospatial sciences program. NGA formed the Centers of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences program with USGS in an effort to establish partnerships with …

Read More »

NASA to Grant $2.5M for University R&D Projects

NASA will provide $250,000 in grants to 10 universities for projects that focus on technologies used in astrophysics and space exploration. The one year of financial support will be provided under the space technology research grants program within the agency’s space technology mission directorate, NASA said Wednesday. The space agency …

Read More »

General Dynamics AIS, University Partner in Data Science Center Program; John Jolly Comments

A General Dynamics business unit has been selected the first industrial member of a university research center that aims to foster collaboration and information sharing between the public and private sectors. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute started its data science research center in 2010 to address data-centric and data-intensive research challenges and …

Read More »

Cindy Kane of Harris Wins University Alumna Award

Cindy Kane, corporate relations director at Harris Corp., has been selected the alumna of distinction for 2013 by the University of Florida’s college of journalism and communications. Kane joined five other awardees during a banquet in April at the university, Harris said Thursday. The company said Kane received the recognition …

Read More »

Intel, University Partner to Build Biomedical Data Mgmt Tech; Stephen Pawlowski Comments

Intel is partnering with an Oregon-based university to develop computing technologies for managing volumes of biomedical data that scientists use to detect complex diseases and discover new treatments. Oregon Health & Science University and Intel aim to create information tools and workflow offerings to help the scientific community understand genetics …

Read More »

University Names Soccer Field After DynCorp; Steve Gaffney Comments

The American University of Afghanistan’s International Campus in Kabul has renamed its soccer field DynCorp International Field. The field hosted the country’s first intercollegiate soccer tournament involving six teams from universities based in the Kabul area, DynCorp said Monday. Afghanistan’s national soccer team has also used the field. “DynCorp International …

Read More »