Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is the executive producer for THE Journal and Campus Technology. The articles listed below represent a sampling of his recent work. To find the 1,000 most recent articles by David, please use our online search tool
The United States Department of Education has awarded more than $2.7 million in grants to 10 colleges and universities under the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program.
Harvard University will lead a new multi-institutional center for the study of quantum materials for computing. The center will also support an affiliated college network whose aim is to attract students from traditionally underrepresented groups into STEM careers.
The United States Department of Education is seeking comment on its efforts to create a rating system for colleges and universities.
Teams led by researchers at California Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University have each won Expeditions in Computing awards for fundamental research in computer science.
The lower end of the high-performance computing segment saw a double-digit surge in the second quarter of 2013, helping to propel HPC as a whole to a 34.7 percent increase in systems delivered from the same period a year ago.
Education programs in prison have a massive impact on recidivism. Based on a new study, the largest to date measuring the effectiveness of prison education programs, "inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of returning to prison than inmates who did not." The study also set out to find whether technology-led instruction among inmates could cut down on recidivism as well as teacher-led instruction. The results were positive.
The International Society for Technology in Education will host the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference, a MOOC dedicated to STEMx educators.
Based on the findings of a new survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, the vast majority of Americans are actively taking steps to avoid online surveillance by the government or other organizations or individuals.
Despite a sluggish overall PC market, high-end workstations are continuing to experience growth in 2013.
One out of every seven human beings in the world will get a new smart phone this year. According to a new forecast from market research firm IDC, more than 1 billion new smart phones will make their way into consumers' hands in 2013, the first time it will reach that mark in a single year.