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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U MOOC To Investigate Aviation Accidents

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide will be delivering a massive open online course on aircraft accident investigation at the end of the summer. Students will have the chance to try out their data collection skills in a virtual crash laboratory hosted by the Daytona Beach, FL-based institution.

4.5 Million-Victims Hit in UCLA Health Hack

The multi-site health division of the University of California Los Angeles suffered an attack that could infect as many as 4.5 million people.

Texas A&M and Texas CCs Team Up to Boost to Engineering Degrees

A Texas university and four community colleges are working together to draw students into engineering and keep them on track to graduation.

Texas A&M Mapping App Being Commercialized

Shortly, a new multi-touch, multi-map application created at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be available commercially.



Report Proposes Changes for Educator Prep Programs

All students, particularly those with disabilities, would benefit from stronger licensure standards for teachers and principals, identification of key skills for new teachers and more rigorous educator preparation programs, according to a new report from the University of Florida and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

U Central Florida, Canon Partner on Mixed Reality Competition

The University of Central Florida and Canon USA have partnered to establish a mixed reality competition and mentorship program.

Digi-Key, ARM Partner on Labs-in-a-Box

Digi-Key Electronics is partnering with ARM's University Program to help make the latter's Lab-in-a-Box available to universities.

U Wisconsin Campuses Kick Off Online Master's in Data Science

The university system in Wisconsin is officially taking applications for its new online master's degree program in data science.

Rochester Institute of Tech Expands Kids on Campus Summer Offerings

A well-known summer program for children at the Rochester Institute of Technology has expanded its offerings this year to include such courses as video production, 3D digital graphics and even traditional art.

Wharton School Deploys Lecture Capture Tech to Every Classroom

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has implemented a lecture capture system in every classroom, so students can access recordings of lectures on demand.