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St. Louis U Slips into Online Security Degrees

St. Louis University is launching a new online security degree and certification program starting in January.

Montana State U Wins Award for Smart Classrooms

Montana State University has won an award for innovation in teaching technology in recognition of its technology-enhanced active learning classrooms.

U Florida Receives $1 Million Early Learning Grant

The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.

Blackboard Integrates Chegg Learning Services

Blackboard has partnered with Chegg to integrate the latter's self-directed learning services with its teaching and learning environment.



U Michigan Lands Teacher Prep Assessment Grant

The University of Michigan's TeachingWorks has received a $1.1 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to work on improving teacher preparation.

Penn State Researcher Develops System To Detect App Clones on Android Markets

Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.

Indiana U Launches Master's Degree for Big Data Specialists

To keep pace with projected job growth in fields related to big data analysis and management, the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is introducing a new master's degree program in data science.

Smart Phones Hit All-Time High as Samsung, Apple See Mixed Results

In a record-setting quarter for smart phones, the two top manufacturers saw their share erode as Lenovo, LG and newcomer Xiaomi experienced double- and triple-digit gains, according to preliminary data released by market research firm IDC.

iPad Drops Off as Tablets Continue To Make Gains, Propelled by Education Spending

Back-to-school spending in the United States helped to maintain the double-digit growth of tablets worldwide, according to newly released preliminary data for the third quarter.

Final Gainful Employment Rule Formally Released, Met with Hostility

The White House has formally published new regulations that require institutions to prove their graduates earn incomes that justify the size of their career-oriented school loans.