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Cooke Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.

UC Davis Project Looks at Real Cost of Open Access Publishing

A new project based at the University of California, Davis will research just what an article processing charge (APC) model would actually cost large North American institutions.

Initiative Launched To Get Freshmen Interested in STEM Majors

A group of 10 colleges and universities have signed on to a new initiative to encourage incoming freshmen to consider majoring in science, technology, engineering and math.

U North Carolina Wilmington Adopts Transcript Platform To Improve Automation

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has migrated to a new transcript ordering platform in an effort to increase automation.



New Partnership Lets Instructors Pick Student To Sell Class Notes to Classmates

College instructors can now pick a Cengage Learning Scholar to share their class notes and study materials with their fellow classmates — for a price.

Microsoft Debuts Azure for Student Developers

Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.

Northwestern Debuts 2 New MOOCs, First MOOC Specialization

Northwestern University will launch two new massive open online courses (MOOCs), one in healthcare and one in business, this spring, as well as its first MOOC specialization.

Boise State University Moves ERP to the Cloud

In an effort to transform core business processes and advance strategic goals, Boise State University is moving its ERP to the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud.

MIT, Stanford Researchers Create Dual-Layered Solar Cells

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University has developed a new two-layered solar cell capable of harvesting a broader range of energy from sunlight.

Sherpa Unveils E-Discovery Module for Information Governance Platform

Sherpa Software has added an e-discovery module to its information governance platform, Altitude IG.