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Utah's Dixie State Adopts Online Safety Program

A Utah university has adopted an online training program to address staff and student safety on campus.

JPL/UCLA Wi-Fi Reflector Chip Reduces Battery Use on Wearables

The more a wearable transmits the data it collects, the shorter the battery life powering the shuttle of information from the device to a computer, cellular or Wi-Fi network. Two scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a chip intended to make the power needed to send data negligible, enabling the wearable to run longer without recharging.

Parents Muddled on STEM Tie to Manufacturing

Misperceptions about manufacturing careers surfaced in a survey run by the Alcoa Foundation and nonprofit SkillsUSA.

Manhattan College Launches Online Master's Degree for Business Leaders

Manhattan College has unveiled a new online master's degree focused on organizational leadership.



ASU Taps Personalized Learning Tech for Global Freshman Academy Courses

This fall, students at Arizona State University's Global Freshman Academy will experience a personalized learning environment designed to boost engagement and knowledge retention.

Three-Quarters of Students Say More Tech Would Improve Their Learning

Nearly six in 10 students would feel more comfortable being in a digital class than an in-person class and almost three-quarters report that they'd do better in their courses if only their instructors would use more technology, according to new research sponsored by VitalSource.

ProQuest Adds Indexing by Google Scholar

All scholarly content from ProQuest, including journal articles and working papers, is now indexed by Google Scholar in an effort to improve efficiency and ease of use.

Arkansas State U Expands Online Degree Offerings

Arkansas State University has launched four new bachelor's degree programs that are entirely online.

Queen's U Adds 2-Way Audio in Active Learning Rooms

An Ontario university has figured out how to deliver more expansive audio communication in its active learning classrooms.

University Deans Pledge To Grow Engineering Diversity

Just as the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment drew attention to the goal of achieving carbon neutrality on campus, a new initiative hopes to pressure schools to accelerate their work diversifying students and faculty.