Thanks to a $2.4 million grant, the University of Texas at Austin is growing its Freshman Research Initiative program, which seeks to lure students into science-related fields by providing research opportunities for freshmen.
Turkcell Academy, a free digital learning platform in Turkey launched last January by Turkish telecommunications and technology company Turkcell, has partnered with Coursera to expand its mobile education offerings.
Chegg, a company that provides study help and allows students to buy and sell textbooks online, will acquire InstaEdu, a company that provides a platform designed to connect students with on-demand tutors.
A San Diego college has gone public with its shift to a new learning management system.
Campus Technology officially announces the winners of its 10th annual Innovators Awards. This year, 11 honorees were selected in six categories out of 215 nominations submitted from outstanding higher education institutions around the globe.
Blackboard Learn has added professional profiles for students in an effort to help connect them with job and internship opportunities.
In an effort to improve its library search capabilities, Wingate University in North Carolina has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services as its centralized search technology.
STEM education seems to have hit a wall, at least at the graduate level. Graduate enrollments in science and engineering among American citizens and permanent residents actually declined for the first time in the last decade, according to new data released by the National Science Foundation. Meanwhile, enrollments for temporary visa holders increased in the same period.
A very large, very fast cat has visited the University of Arizona in the form of a new research supercomputer nicknamed "El Gato."
A new report from Stanford University examining the use of online technologies and methods for delivering education says that 1.9 million people around the world have registered for one or more of the public courses taught by the California university's faculty.