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Dartmouth Engineering Expands Use of Design Software

The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College is now using design software as part of its undergraduate core curriculum, as well as for graduate and doctoral research.

'Engineers on Wheels' Roll into South Florida Schools

"Engineers on Wheels" will be rolling into high school campuses all over South Florida this fall. The Chrysler van, loaded with hands-on activities and engineering experiments, will visit classrooms as part of a Florida International University project to introduce the subject to high school students.

Cengage Adds Flashnotes.com Study Material Market to MindTap

Cengage Learning has partnered with Flashnote.com to integrate the latter's online marketplace with MindTap.

Howard U To Test 'Social Safety' App

Washington, D.C.'s Howard University will be beta testing a new mobile app still in development that's intended to provide "social safety," on college campuses.



NEC Introduces 4K-Capable Projectors

NEC Display Solutions of America has rolled out three new projectors capable of creating a 4K-resolution image.

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.