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One-Size-Fits-All, 108-Question Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

New Energy Institute Charged with Advancing Energy System Intelligence

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation is launching a new cross-school institute to advance the development of machine learning algorithms for energy systems.

Stanford Educational Technology Students Create Apps for Learning

Students in the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education will present their master's projects at the LDT Expo taking place on July 31 at the university.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube' Program

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Iowa CC Mobilizes Site with New Content System

A community college in Iowa adopted a new platform for its Web site to enable students to access the site on their mobile devices.

University-Led Unizin Acquires Digital Text Platform Company Courseload

Recently, Unizin acquired Courseload to add employees and technology to its university-funded efforts to build the tools for managing all aspects of digital teaching and learning.

Fayetteville State Signs Up for Science Contract Mentoring

An institution in North Carolina will be implementing a mentor-protégé program specifically focused on science.

Smartphone Market Posts Second-Highest Quarter in History

Worldwide, vendors shipped 337.2 million smartphones in the second quarter of this year, an 11.6 percent increase over the same period last year and the second-highest total in history, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Neuroscience of Learning Gets Nod at Texas A&M

A new lab at Texas A&M University is studying the science of the mind and how it learns.

U Nebraska Omaha Library Installs Digital Display Wall

Students at the University of Nebraska Omaha can now take advantage of a 36-square-foot digital display wall that has been installed in the campus's C.C. & Mabel L. Criss Library.