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PA College Gets $1 Million Grant for STEM Teacher Training Program

To help increase the number of qualified secondary STEM instructors, Westminster College in Pennsylvania has received a $1 million grant for its IQ STEM teacher training program.

Lantronix Launches PAL Program To Bring Mobile Printing to the Classroom

Lantronix has launched the Print and Learn program, an initiative designed to help educational institutions deploy tools to print directly from mobile devices to printers in the classroom.

Study: Digital Media Erodes Ability To Read Emotional Cues

The social skills of students who use digital media may be declining, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cloud Research Consortium Receives $10 Million Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $10 million grant to a national consortium for cloud computing research and development.



Arizona State Adds Safety Mobile App, Allows for Virtual Escort

The community at Arizona State University will be able to use a new mobile app that allows them to communicate with the campus police department.

Digitization Project Will Enhance Collection of Biodiversity Specimens

The University of Florida will lead a consortium of seven institutions in a $7.5-million project funded by the National Science Foundation to digitize biodiversity collections.

RuffaloCody Acquires Noel-Levitz

RuffaloCody, a company that specializes in enrollment management and fundraising, has just expanded its expertise in the higher ed space acquiring competitor Noel-Levitz.

Acer Debuts New Chromebox CXI Series

Acer has unveiled its latest line of devices running the Google Chrome operating system. The Acer Chromebox CXI series are compact devices that the company touts as "ideal for education."

College's Student Success Portal Handles Admin, Communication Functions

A newly designed online portal is letting current and prospective Southwestern Michigan College attendees handle a range of administrative, financial, and curricular functions, in a system expressly designed for mobile use.

E-Textbook Dissatisfaction Grows as Students Progress Through School

Nearly half of undergrads who participated in a recent survey have been assigned an e-textbook for a course, but they're not all that happy about it on the whole.