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University of Louisiana System Launches Online Re-entry Academy to Boost Degree Completion

The University of Louisiana System's Compete Louisiana college completion initiative is collaborating with StraighterLine to create a new re-entry academy designed to help adults who have stopped out of university return to earn their degree.

U Michigan Engineering Students Get Hands-on Learning at Home

The University of Michigan's College of Engineering has dedicated $500,000 to help create high-quality learning experiences for students in hybrid and remote courses — particularly when it comes to hands-on projects.

Community College Researching Use of Online Discussion Tool to Engage Underrepresented Students

Through a partnership with online discussion platform Packback, Ivy Tech Community College is exploring the potential of discussion activities to help address equity issues.

Microsoft Teams Adds New Data Insights for Education

Microsoft is expanding the features of the Education Insights app in its Teams collaboration platform.

University of Cambridge Joins EdX

The University of Cambridge is partnering with edX to launch a new MicroMasters program in Writing for Performance and Entertainment Industries — the university's first offering on the online learning platform.



Columbia Partners with 2U on Artificial Intelligence Program

Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science is working with 2U to launch the Columbia Artificial Intelligence Program, an online executive education offering aimed at advancing the next generation of technology leaders.

More than Half of Students May Lack Reliable Access to High-Speed Internet

According to a new survey from Visual Objects, 51 percent of high school and college students do not have consistent access to high-speed internet and WiFi.

New Emory Tech Bootcamps to Train Aspiring Tech Workers

Emory University, in partnership with Fullstack Academy, is launching online coding and cybersecurity training programs to help develop tech talent in the Atlanta area.

Ivy Tech CC Providing Students Free Access to Textbooks Through Cengage

Indiana's Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with Cengage to provide all its students — numbering 90,000 across the state — with textbooks and digital course materials through Cengage Unlimited.

Survey: Faculty Mostly Satisfied with Fall Plans

In a recent survey, just over half of faculty in higher education expressed doubt about the new academic year: Fifty-one percent said they were "uncertain" about the fall term. Yet 55 percent have said they're moderately or very satisfied with the plans their schools have publicly stated for the fall, and six in 10 said they'd rate the level of clarity their schools have provided regarding how students will be taught as either "excellent" or "good."