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Stanford Offers New Online Course in Genomics

The Stanford Center for Professional Development has launched a new online course dealing with genomics and genetics.

New Stanford Cyber Security Certificate To Study Crypto-Currencies

A Stanford University cryptography expert will be kicking off a new online graduate certificate program by examining the future of bitcoin and cyber security during a free webinar open to the public.

Stanford PERTS Intros Mindset Kits for Educators

Stanford University's Project for Education Research that Scales has introduced a set of free online resources, dubbed the Mindset Kit, designed to help educators and parents understand how to help students develop learning mindsets.

U California System Promotes Digital Portfolio to Grads and Students

A company that helps users link their achievements documented in their digital portfolios with firms that may be seeking those kinds of skills has inked a deal with the University of California System to make it available to current students and graduates.

U California Los Angeles Wins $1.62 Million To Build Energy Storage System

Engineers from the University of California Los Angeles Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have won a $1.62 million grant to build a hybrid energy storage system.

Field Placement Gets Attention in Latest Version of Assessment Service

An online assessment system has been enhanced to expand reporting and customization options related to experiential learning.

Research: Iterative Decision-Making Improves Critical Thinking

Want to help your students improve their critical thinking? Then give them opportunities to make decisions during your lab exercises.

Texas A&M Summer STEM Camp Preps Young Engineers

The second annual CampBUILD for high school students at Texas A&M University focused on project-based learning in STEM subjects.

NSF Gives U Minnesota $500K for New Research Network

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a data-intensive network that will connect University of Minnesota researchers with others around the world.

Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit

An Australian university with an international online student body expects to begin accepting digital badging in 2016 that could reduce the amount of time required for people to obtain their master's degrees in IT.