The United States Department of Education has released its final rules to improve oversight and clarify the state authorization requirements for institutions to participate in federal student aid disbursement programs — which will impact more than 5.5 million students.
Three California community colleges that participated in a national project to help students get and stay on a path for their college studies will be leading other community colleges in the state to implement a similar model.
MIT's Solve initiative, a community focused on creative problem-solving, is tackling major global issues with three new challenges. This year's Solve challenges seek innovative, affordable, far-reaching and implementable solutions to address refugee education, carbon contributions and chronic diseases.
The company's 2017 Active Learning Center Grant launches today.
The National Science Foundation recently released its annual ranking of total R&D expenditures for more than 900 colleges and universities.
Queens College received its first installment of a $5.6 million grant from the United States Department of Education to improve its STEM programs – particularly for Hispanic and low-income students.
President Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to honor individuals who have made contributions to the security or national interest of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
When the 2015 Union Cycliste Internationale Road World Championships came to the Virginia Commonwealth University campus, the university embarked on a networked, multimedia, trans-disciplinary exploration of the event — creating a unique learning experience for students.
Amazon has announced 12 university teams that will participate in its Alexa Prize contest, which challenges university and college students worldwide to develop a “socialbot” capable of holding conversations with humans for 20 minutes.