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  • Faculty, IT Diverge on the Importance of Classroom Tech

    Faculty members and campus IT staff aren't exactly in agreement on the necessity of some technologies in education. According to a new survey, some of the key differences in perception are in the areas of virtual education and online collaboration, though those aren't the only differences. On the whole, IT places a much higher importance on technology than educators themselves.

  • Presidents Climate Commitment Expels Inactive Colleges

    The American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment has lost 15 signatories in a recent move to prune those institutions that haven't met any of their deadlines since committing to the sustainability initiative. The move was made by the consortium's steering committee, which simultaneously congratulated the remaining 673 institutions for the progress they've made.

  • Carnegie Mellon Invents Robot Moves To Boost Science, Technology Majors

    A push to inspire kids to pursue careers in computers science and other technology and science areas is getting a four-year, $7 million boost at Carnegie Mellon University.