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College Network Transforming Science Gains Momentum

Work is moving forward on a "smart science network" intended to transform how science is taught and learned.

Microsoft Open Tech Integrates Office 365, Moodle

Moodle partner Remote-Learner.net has teamed with Microsoft Open Technologies to integrate Office 365 with Moodle.

UT Austin Wins IBM Watson Competition

The University of Texas at Austin has won IBM's Watson University Competition, which challenged teams of students to identify and solve an industry-specific challenge using the Watson cognitive computing system.

Top 10 IT Issues in Education

Staffing, the use of technology in teaching and learning and sustainable funding head the list of IT concerns for colleges and universities in the new year.



Research: Facebook Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.

American U To Offer Online MBA Degrees

American University's Kogod School of Business will launch its first online MBA programs this fall.

Researchers Add to Photo Album of Universe

A collaboration of 51 schools and laboratories have released the final set of data from a six-year program of research that used a wide-field telescope in the southwest to survey the distant universe, the Milky Way galaxy and extrasolar planetary systems.

MIT Hosts Wearables Workshop for High School Girls

MIT's Lincoln Lab hosted 50 high school girls last month for a "Make Your Own Wearables" Workshop.

Smart Technologies Adds New Interactive Flat Panels for Education

Smart Technologies is expanding its portfolio of interactive flat panels with new models that provide a greater variety of sizes and price points for education institutions.

WizIQ Launches Mobile Learning Platform

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.