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UC Riverside Receives 4.5 Million NASA Grant for Big Data Research and Education

The University of California, Riverside has received a grant of nearly $4.5 million as part of NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project.

Stanford Prez Sees Distinct Role for Online Ed in Future

The delivery of education in the vocational areas and continuing ed will predominately be done through online technologies, predicted the president of Stanford University.

4 Instuctors Win Online Education Awards

Instructors at Drexel University, Ryerson University, Mohawk College and the Berklee College of Music have been selected as Pearson's 2015 online learning excellence awards recipients.

550 Hit in Berkeley Data Break-In

The University of California Berkeley has sent out notification to those affected by a recently discovered data breach.



Comevo, Regroup Partner on New Student Communication

Regroup and Comevo have partnered in an effort to provide improved communication between community colleges and new and transfer students.

Open Cloud Consortium Forms Alliance with NOAA to Release Environmental Data

The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC), a nonprofit cloud infrastructure provider focused on scientific, medical, healthcare and environmental data and research, is beefing up its environmental data offerings through a new agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Nonprofit Aims To Prep 11,000 Community College Students for STEM Careers

Base 11 has initiated its STEM Revolution program at West Los Angeles College, hoping to stir interest among community college students in STEM subjects.

College-Bound High Schoolers Finding Favor with Online Options

College-bound high schoolers are showing more interest in the blended model of instruction and less interest in going for the all face-to-face approach. That finding surfaces in the latest edition of Eduventures' annual "College-Bound Market Update Report."

Report: 4 Scenarios for Future Credentialing Systems

Methods of documenting the knowledge and skills of students and employees could change dramatically over the next 10 years, according to a new report from KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and communities to foster personalized learning.

U Wisconsin To Launch Online Master's of Data Science

The University of Wisconsin will launch an online master's degree in data science. Classes for the 12-course, 36-credit program will begin in September, pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission.