Pennsylvania State University has named Renata Engel associate vice provost for online programs.
Among the initiatives that have received funding through PitchFunder is one intended to bring clean water to Bangladesh, another to teach empathy and still another to help send design students on a working spring break.
The university is looking to gain increased reliability, improved tools for online interaction and more collaboration capabilities with the new system, which it has dubbed "Canopy."
In this debate, the question might not be so much about whether online education is effective, but whether it could be any worse than the existing model.
After a decade of service to the higher education technology association, Educause President and CEO Diana Oblinger has announced she will retire in March of next year.
Casio's new ultra short throw projector features WXGA resolution and lampfree design.
"Our goal is certainly to be preeminent. You add the entrepreneurship component and the other training, and the students coming out of this will be well poised" to enter impending the trillion-dollar nanotechnology market, said Ross Hinkle, vice provost and dean of administration for the university's College of Graduate Studies.
A high-power wall connector for Tesla electric cars has been installed for public use at Carnegie Mellon University's Electric Garage facility, a former gas station that houses electric vehicle research.
This fall, the University of Maryland will offer a new online master's degree program in technology entrepreneurship.
Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.