Grant http://wunc.org en UNC Receives Digital Humanities Grant http://wunc.org/post/unc-receives-digital-humanities-grant <p>The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill has received a nearly 1.4-million-dollar grant to expand digital humanities research.<br><br><strong>Asma Khalid:</strong> If you're like me, you might be wondering what exactly is digital humanities research.<br><br>Well, once upon a time, academics researched without computers, they physically had to go to an archive. These days, there's a hyper-abundance of information online.<br><br><strong>Robert Allen:</strong> Huge quantities of data, more data than any one scholar can possibly go through in a lifetime<br> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Asma Khalid 2128 at http://wunc.org RTI Awarded Energy Grant http://wunc.org/post/rti-awarded-energy-grant <p>RTI International has been awarded 4-point8-million dollars to develop technology to help reduce the energy needed to power manufacturing facilities.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:&nbsp; </strong>RTI International will partner with Duke University and Veolia Water Solutions in Cary to develop a system that will allow heat from industrial processes to treat waste-water.&nbsp; David Danielson is Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for the US Department of Energy.&nbsp; He says his office is funding 13 projects in this first round.<br> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2322 at http://wunc.org