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UMass Amherst Opens First MakerBot Innovation Center in a University Library

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has teamed up with MakerBot to install the first MakerBot Innovation Center at a university library.

Chalk & Wire Update Aims To Improve LMS Integrations

Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.

U Arizona Launches Online Campus with 21 Undergrad Programs

The University of Arizona has opened registration for 21 undergraduate programs in its new online campus, UA Online.

White House Debuts $240 Million in New STEM Commitments

President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.



Peerless-AV Introduces New Video Stands

Peerless-AV has introduced a new lineup of video stands that can be used in multiple classrooms.

Penn State Plans Second Data Center

Penn State University has finalized plans for a new data center at its University Park campus to provide high-performance computing and data storage for research and education.

U California, Los Angeles Wins $2.5 Million for Community School

The University of California, Los Angeles has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from California's Department of Finance in recognition of its Teaching Schools Initiative and other efforts to improve college and career readiness.

Cengage Integrates Artemis with MindTap

Cengage Learning has integrated its Gale Artemis: Primary Sources tool with its e-learning platform, MindTap.

FACE Wins $5 Million Grant To Improve College Completion Rates

The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a partnership of schools and businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California, has won a $5 million Governor's Award for Innovation in Higher Education.

New England College Doubles Online Degree Options

New England College is beefing up its online degree offerings with the addition of a half-dozen new associates and bachelors degrees.