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Gale Tackles Digitizing of Arabic Source Materials

Educational publishing company Gale is getting off the ground with a new multi-year project to digitize Arabic primary sources and reference materials.

Universities Share $3.2 Million To Improve STEM Teaching Skills

The 22 institutions of higher education associated with the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning will get the funding to train and mentor graduate students preparing to become college instructors themselves.

People are Shocked — Shocked! — When They Learn Just How Much Mobile Data They Share

When people learn just how often their smartphone apps share their information with third parties, they put a stop to it.

Higher Ed Canvas Grants Aim To End 'Lossless Learning'

Instructure has given its 2015 Canvas Grants to six college and university educators who demonstrated in their submitted proposals the best ways to develop innovative programs and improve education.



NYU Wireless Adds New Partner for 5G Wireless Research

NYU Wireless, New York University's multidisciplinary academic research center for wireless networking theories and techniques, has partnered with SiBEAM, a developer of intelligent millimeter-wave technologies for wireless communications, to advance research in 5G wireless technologies.

NC State Libraries Adds Data Mining To Archive Usage

North Carolina State University Libraries is shifting its contractual agreements with external archive collections to include text and data mining as part of its access.

Student Financial Savvy Eroding

This year's " Money Matters on Campus" survey questioned 43,000 college students across institutions in the United States about their money practices for the third year in a row, and the results were eye-popping.

Adobe Debuts Free Multimedia App for iPad

Adobe has unveiled Slate, a new tool for iPad that allows students and teachers to produce multimedia presentations that are viewable on any platform.

New Ultra-Thin Power System Runs Under Carpet

A new power system from Steelcase transforms any carpeted floor into a power-ready space.

McGraw-Hill Education Revamps ALEKS Adaptive Learning Platform with Tablet Interface and More

McGraw-Hill Education is revamping its ALEKS adaptive learning system, introducing a new interface designed for tablets as well as a redesigned learning experience for students.