Project Jupyter, an open-source software project led by Fernando Perez of University of California, Berkeley and Brian Granger of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo has been granted $6 million over the next three years.
George Washington University, Southern Illinois University and Workcred, a nonprofit affiliate of the American National Standards Institute, are teaming up to build a "credential registry" that would increase the transparency and value of industry credentials and degrees.
The soon-to-be-introduced America’s College Promise Act of 2015 aims to make two years of community college free for eligible students, and provide what proponents are calling an affordable pathway for low-income students to a four-year college degree.
In an effort to improve interactions with prospective students, Berkeley College has deployed Enrollment Rx across multiple departments — spanning enrollment, community outreach, marketing and communications, advisory services and financial aid.
Students can use the device to help them collect and analyze data from more than 40 different sensors.
New features include an API; a button that allows teacher to share links, videos and images; and mobile notifications in the iOS and Android apps.
Employers are struggling to find college graduates with the necessary skills for their jobs, according to a new report from the Human Capital Institute.
The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting STEM workshops focused on its photo origami research for K-12 students and teachers.
Parents are spending more on school supplies this year, mostly for technology purchases, according to a new Consumer Pulse survey from Rubicon Project.
Accenture has provided grants to nearly a dozen universities in an effort to support research and strengthen relationships between its own R&D groups and leading research universities.