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Free College Finds Success in Tennessee

Tuition-free attendance in Tennessee is raising college and full-time enrollment and speeding the awarding of degrees. Those are the outcomes shared with the state's Board of Regents regarding the first class of "Tennessee Promise" students, who entered college in the fall of 2015 and have gone through four semesters since then.

Call for Entries: 2018 Campus Technology Impact Awards

The Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations.

2017 Readers' Choice Awards

Campus Technology readers weigh in on their favorite tools and tech for higher education.

Cornell to Launch Center for Data Science for Improved Decision Making with $1.5 Million Grant

A team of computer scientists at Cornell University is looking to ensure that data management systems are responsible and used for the public benefit.

Ethics of Big Data Subject of $3 Million U Maryland Grant

The team will look to consumers, other researchers, providers and regulators in the United States and abroad to understand how different interested parties understand their obligations and decisions and how those decisions affect the way systems are designed and used.

UCLA Researchers Land $8.3 Million To Share Miniscope for Neuroscience

Dubbed the miniscope, the device is open-sourced, can be built from online instructions and has been put to use in at least 200 labs around the world so far.

Delaware Tech CC Lands $1 Million to Develop Gene Editing Curriculum

Community college students in Delaware will soon have the opportunity to learn about gene editing thanks to a $1 million advanced technological education grant from the National Science Foundation.

White House Memo on STEM Ed Followed Up by Corporate Commitments

Finally, something the current White House and its previous residents can agree on: the need to invest in STEM education. President Trump this week issued a memo to Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, encouraging her to divert $200 million from her agency's annual budget to grant programs that support "high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education."

Bicameral Act Promotes Federal Grants for OER

Five members of Congress have introduced a new law to encourage colleges and universities to try out or expand their use of open educational resources.

Carnegie Mellon Prof Named Learning XPrize Finalist for RoboTutor Tool

A team led by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Professor Jack Mostow has won $1 million as a Global Learning XPrize finalist for its RoboTutor software.

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