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NSF Dangles Funding for New Ways To Get Students Through Math

If you have a new idea for helping college students learn foundational math, the National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to give you money to research and test it out.

Stratasys Launches Free 3D printing Curriculum

Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.

STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands to 44 Universities

Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.

Western Governors U Launches Online Master's Program for English Teacher Prep

Western Governors University has launched a new online master's degree program for students who want to become English teachers in middle schools or high schools.



Amherst Revamps IT Support with Cloud Service Desk

Massachusetts' Amherst College is refreshing its help desk with a cloud solution from Samanage.

Free MIT Videos Connect Tough STEM Topics to Real World

MIT has gone into the movie-making business to help engineering students understand how the concepts they're learning about in class apply to the real world.

New Tool Adds Crowdsourced Data to College Search

A new online tool, College Raptor, aims to help students and their families make better decisions about which college to attend using crowdsourced data.

Splashtop, Soliton Partner on Secure Remote Desktop Appliance

Splashtop, a provider of cross-device computing and collaboration solutions, has partnered with IT security provider, Soliton, to develop the Soliton SecureDesktop appliance.

Southeastern Community College Receives $1.7 Million Worth of CAD/CAM Software

Southeastern Community College in Iowa has received a donation of CAD/CAM software valued at more than $1.7 million and will use it to train students in design and advanced manufacturing.

Concordia University Texas Adds Discovery Service

Concordia University Texas has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to provide better results for student library searches.