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Report: Giving Credit for Prior Learning Boosts Persistence

Anew report from Pearson Education and the American Council on Education lays out the benefits to students, institutions and employers for issuing credit for prior learning.

New Partnerships Aim To Make College Costs More Visible

College Abacus’ app that aggregates financial information on 4,500 colleges and universities is now available at ACT Profile and Noodle.

UC Irvine Implements New Storage Management

The University of California Irvine has implemented a new storage system to manage all of its virtualized workloads.

Pexip Adds Videoconferencing for iOS Devices

A company that enables schools to collaborate online through virtual meetings has introduced a new mobile app that lets users connect through their iOS-powered devices.



Report: U.S. Schools Do Lousy Job of Recruiting International Students

A new research project by StudyPortals and the British Council took a "mystery shopper" approach to understand just how well 974 institutions around the world help those students find the information they need to make a decision about where to study.

Four States To Gain Data-Driven Workforce-Education Alignment Help

An organization that works with community colleges and industry to make sure people learn the "middle skills" they need to get good jobs will be working with four states to implement new data tools to inform decision-making for workforce policymakers.

Robots To Compete in NASA Challenge

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will hold its fourth annual Sample Return Robot Challenge June 8-13 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA.

$169 Wireless Whiteboard System Has Just 3 Components

IPEVO today launched a low-cost wireless interactive whiteboard system comprised of a pen, wireless receiver and sensor cam.

Private Partner Sponsors Rochester Institute of Technology New Media Projects

Senior students from Rochester Institute of Technology's new media design program and new media interactive development program worked in teams to create digital products and present them to members of Adobe's Experience Design group.

Rochester Institute of Tech Receives Grant for STEM Equity and Assistive Tech

An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.