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GeoScavenge Introduces New Frosh To USC Campus

A first-ever scavenger hunt using smartphones and QR codes helps new students learn about the USC campus.

U Virginia Ed School Adds Assessment, E-Portfolio Software

New teachers being trained at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education will be evaluated this year with new learning assessment software.

34 Edgenuity Courses Win A-G Approval from U California

The University of California Office of the President has granted A-G approval for 34 Edgenuity online courses.

U California Davis Courses Earn A-G-Approval

A California university program has earned the seal of approval for its K-12 and college STEM-related courses, allowing students to use the grades they earn in those classes to help prove they've fulfilled some of the admission requirements for the University of California.



NDN Consortium Works To Replace Internet with Newer Model

Last week an international group of academic and industry people converged for a two-day community meeting at the campus of the University of California Los Angeles to lay out more details of NDN — Named Data Networking.

UC Berkeley Adopts Financial Platform for Grant Management

The University of California, Berkeley has implemented a grants management system to help researchers and administrators track and report on grant milestones and spending.

Scalable Launches Ed Versions of Network Simulation Platforms

Scalable Network Technologies has launched educational versions of its latest QualNet and EXata network simulation programs.

NYU Targets Fortune 500 Company Employees in New Emerging Technology Course

Technology issues that challenge large corporations will be the focus of a new online graduate-level course offered by NYU's engineering school.

Unigo Acquires Cinergy Ed

Unigo Group, a company that provides tools to help students with schools, financing and more, will acquire the business assets of higher ed marketing services provider Cinergy Education.

2-Term Master's Core Class on Climate Change Offered as MOOC

The "Global Master's in Development Practice" is hosting a two-term online course on "Climate Change Science and Negotiations," starting in October 2014. That class will be part of the core requirements for the master's program and, simultaneously, offered as a massive open online course.