- UW makers lab prints, cuts, etches new designs, objects Updated: May-04-16 2:05 am
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming art department now has its own ability to etch and print objects, and they're willing to share.
- New science center at Vassar College Updated: May-02-16 12:38 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Vassar College has finished building its new science center.
- Augustana receives $1M donation for buildings, endowment Updated: Apr-27-16 11:04 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Augustana University has received a $1 million donation toward a student activities center, a science building and an endowment to support athletics.
- Funding cut threatens biology museum's specimen collection Updated: Apr-25-16 4:56 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A museum at the University of New Mexico contains the world's largest archive of frozen tissue samples, but the future of the half-million biological specimens stored there is at risk.
- Illinois college adds major in brewing amid craft beer boom Updated: Apr-24-16 8:20 pm
CARBONDALE, Illinois - An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.
- Report: Jailed Iranian Texas graduate student hospitalized Updated: Apr-24-16 1:15 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's judiciary spokesman has said that an Iranian graduate student studying at the University of Texas who is in jail in Tehran, has been hospitalized for surgery outside prison.
- Mind. Blown. Brain-controlled drone race pushes future tech Updated: Apr-22-16 2:31 pm
GAINESVILLE, Florida - Wearing black headsets with tentacle-like sensors stretched over their foreheads, the competitors stare at cubes floating on computer screens as their small white drones prepare for takeoff.
- LaGrange College embarks on fundraising campaign Updated: Apr-22-16 12:00 pm
LAGRANGE, Georgia - Officials at LaGrange College are launching a $45-$50 million fundraising campaign.
- Fire department calls Hawaii lab explosion an accident Updated: Apr-18-16 10:56 pm
HONOLULU - A visiting researcher who lost an arm last month in a laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii told fire investigators the blast occurred after she turned off a digital pressure gauge she was using to check the pressure in a gas cylinder.
- US grant of $20 million will study Lake Champlain resiliency Updated: Apr-18-16 2:51 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Scientists from a number of Vermont colleges and universities will be using a $20 million federal grant to study what makes some sections of the Lake Champlain watershed bounce back faster than others after extreme weather, officials announced Monday.
- Omaha-based medical school gets grant for science literacy Updated: Apr-16-16 6:15 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska Medical School in Omaha has received a renewal of a $1.25 million national grant to help strengthening the math and science curriculum among Native American youth in Nebraska and South Dakota.
- Museum enlists volunteers in search for creepy crawlies Updated: Apr-14-16 9:47 am
LOS ANGELES - Long before Southern California was paved over with freeways and covered with cars and millions of people, it was teeming with snakes, slugs, spiders, snails and uncounted other slimy, creepy, crawly creatures.
- UConn to display work of biologist who collected 2M insects Updated: Apr-13-16 7:26 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut will use a $500,000 grant to give the public access to decades of work by a former biologist and his wife, who collected more than 2 million army ants, mites and other critters during more than 20 expeditions to the jungles of Central and South America.
- State grant to help pay for roads around physics facility Updated: Apr-13-16 2:29 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - State officials have awarded a $3 million grant for road projects to support the operation of a nuclear science facility being built at Michigan State University.
- Science group wants Lead's OK for conveyor over Main Street Updated: Apr-13-16 1:56 pm
LEAD, South Dakota - The South Dakota Science and Technology Authority wants to build an elevated conveyor system over Lead's Main Street to transport waste rock from a science experiment.
- USD's new arena to be called Sanford Coyote Sports Center Updated: Apr-12-16 12:25 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - The University of South Dakota's new $66 million arena will be named Sanford Coyote Sports Center.
- Sale of sea scallops to fund research on loggerhead turtles Updated: Apr-12-16 12:23 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Organizations in five states will receive more than $15 million for marine science research projects funded by the sale of sea scallops.
- Push on to move science center to fishing hub of New Bedford Updated: Apr-05-16 2:44 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - The federal government is considering renovating one of the oldest and most influential marine science centers in the country, prompting some to lobby for the facility to relocate across the bay to New Bedford, the nation's commercial fishing hub.