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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.



Canvas Integrates AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

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.

Enterprise Wireless Shows Signs of Slowing in 2015

Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Streamlines Grants Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology is moving its paper-based research and grants management system to the cloud.

EdX To Host Linux Systems Certification Course

The Linux Foundation and edX are partnering to offer an online course designed to help people become Linux systems administrators.

U California San Diego Boosts Sustainable Energy Research with Private Partner

The University of California, San Diego has teamed with a private partner for work on sustainable energy technology.