The General Services Administration (GSA) is sponsoring a new campaign for Challenge.gov that aims to expand the pool of higher education-based respondents to Federal challenges by discovering which digital platforms are best – and worst – to promote government competition outreach.
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., recently announced $1.8 million of funding or Virginia universities to research and develop AI capabilities to mitigate cyberattacks.
The State of New York Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) announced that it awarded a $78 million contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) on May 8 to modernize the state’s financial aid services platform.
The University of Hawaii (UH) at Mānoa has expanded access to its virtual reality public speaking lab. The lab, managed by the Center for Communicating Scientific Information in the Communicology Program, uses technology that allows the user to practice speeches and receive immediate feedback.
Howard University has landed a $90 million contract from the Air Force to establish a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) that will focus on tactical autonomy.
Bipartisan legislation was reintroduced in the House on Jan. 11 to address the rise in cybersecurity threats and attacks against energy infrastructure in the United States.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced on Dec. 16 its award of five grants – totaling over $18.5 million – to minority-serving institutions as part of the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program.
A consortium of universities is leveraging Federal grants to produce research on the “nexus” of terrorism and cybersecurity, one top academic said at Splunk’s GovSummit on Dec. 14.
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is using a nearly $1 million grant to launch a program that will help Iowa teachers receive their secondary computer science education endorsement – qualifying them to teach computer science in grades five through 12.
New York’s Hartwick College has received a $500,000 grant to expand its capacity for providing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) opportunities for all students, particularly those belonging to historically excluded groups.