Stories tagged: National Science Foundation
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
$650,000 grant helps Spokane Falls Community College attract women, minorities to engineering program
Spokane Falls Community College will use a $650,000 National Science Foundation grant to attract women, minorities and students from rural areas to its engineering program.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:26 a.m.
WSU, EWU students get support for innovative research
Students from Eastern Washington’s two public universities are scoring recognition – and funding – for research on a wide range of topics.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
EWU receives NSF teaching grant for STEM training
Eastern Washington University received a National Science Foundation grant to fund improvements to their STEM teacher-training programs, Tuesday.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
UI to use grant to study online courses for rural teachers
Teachers in rural areas will be able to advance their math education through online courses and video coaching under a $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the University …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Grant will help map Northwest wildfire threats
Mapping where severe wildfires are likely to occur in the Northwest is the focus of a $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant. The four-year grant will help researchers at the …
Wed., July 15, 2015
GU researchers’ antenna eases wireless network traffic jam
Dropped calls, unsent texts and badly buffered cat videos are no fun. But there’s a more serious side to overburdened wireless networks. They can wreak havoc during crises.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
UI researchers tracking sources of Fernan Lake algae
Strands of blue-green algae beading Fernan Lake’s shoreline are a common but unwelcome sight to Bill Miller and other residents living near the lake. The small lake east of Coeur …
Wed., May 2, 2012
Grant funds science programs for tribal pupils
The University of Idaho has received a $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to help expose students from the Coeur d’Alene and Spokane tribes to hands-on learning through watershed and …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2012
Science grant to help women
A National Science Foundation grant recently awarded to Gonzaga University is aimed at bringing more women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, often called the STEM fields. The nearly …
Thu., Jan. 13, 2011
GoNano receives $149,000 grant
GoNano Technologies, a tech startup in Moscow, has received a $149,000 National Science Foundation SBIR phase one grant to develop a Nanospring catalytic converter for diesel engines. Diesel engines contribute …
Fri., Jan. 23, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Geographer proposes study of Spokane River
Everyone wants their gallon’s worth from the Spokane River. The river and its connecting aquifer slake the thirst of a region of 500,000 people. They provide flows for electrical generation, …