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2013-09-27 08:26:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland is launching a campus-wide, interdisciplinary research center designed to advance a deep understanding of language to promote human and technological solutions to real world problems. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/DC61542LOGO) The Maryland Language Science Center will combine the brain trust of the world's broadest and most integrated community of language scientists to...

2013-06-18 23:15:21

Olin to Work with Wide Range of Partners to Test Whether Design Thinking Could Improve Student Motivation and Performance (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 At last week´s Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago, Olin College of Engineering announced its commitment to a year-long pilot project to test whether innovative curricular approaches developed in Olin´s undergraduate engineering curriculum could help revamp K-12 education. The project will focus on introducing design thinking--an...

2013-05-20 16:28:51

Gifts will fund construction and expansion of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and Knoebel Center for the Study of Aging DENVER, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Denver today announced plans to launch a new interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative that will allow it to address societal needs of the 21(st) century, including preparing globally competitive graduates for business and...

2013-05-02 12:29:23

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences offers recommendations for academia, government agencies, and the private sector to help maintain America's leadership in science, technology, and medicine. The report, ARISE II: Unleashing America's Research & Innovation Enterprise, highlights the need for greater synergy between government, university, and industry research. It advocates for greater integration of...

2013-02-20 09:18:03

There are “things hidden in plain sight” all around us. But art can help students see their world anew, unlocking discoveries in fields ranging from plant biology to biomedical imaging, according to University of Delaware professor John Jungck. Jungck´s sentiments were echoed by a panel of experts speaking on “Artful Science” on Feb. 15 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston. Jungck organized the panel...

2012-06-07 23:01:36

Award to Fund Study of the Impact of New Technology on Democratic Institutions New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law School (NYLS) was awarded an $800,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to convene an interdisciplinary planning group of leading researchers, public sector innovators, and technologists to design and develop a research network to study the impact of network technology on democratic...

2012-05-21 10:23:04

From May 22-25, the public can vote for their favorite science research video on IGERT.org/competition2012. The Public Choice Award is one of 25 IGERT Video Competition awards given this week in recognition of outstanding work in the communication of scientific research. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2012 IGERT Online Video and Poster Competition is showcasing the cutting-edge interdisciplinary research of 180 graduate-school students from 114 graduate...

2012-03-23 02:21:17

GENEVA and SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Cities Foundation (NCF), a global platform for innovation and exchange on the future of urbanization, announced today that frog, one of the world's foremost design and innovation firms, has become its newest member. With an interdisciplinary mix of 1,000 designers, strategists, and engineers, frog helps companies develop highly differentiated, user-friendly products and services. NCF's rapidly-growing membership base includes...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) has chosen In4Grants from InfoReady Corporation to support the university´s strategic goal to significantly increase and support research, scholarship and creative activity. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) has chosen In4Grants from InfoReady Corporation to support the university´s strategic goal to significantly increase and support research, scholarship and creative activity....

2011-11-02 11:49:18

New report from the European Science Foundation assesses Research Infrastructures in Humanities research Europe's leading scientists have pledged to embrace and expand the role of technology in the Humanities. In a Science Policy Briefing released today by the European Science Foundation (ESF), they argue that without Research Infrastructures (RIs) such as archives, libraries, academies, museums and galleries, significant strands of Humanities research would not be possible. By drawing on...