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APLU Efforts to Scale Student Success Win Gates Foundation Dollars

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has received $2.5 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide "capacity-building services" that will support "student-centered university transformation" at its member institutions.

Interdisciplinary 3D Printing Project Has Real-World Impact

At Louisiana State University, an undergraduate student used 3D printing and a lot of ingenuity to create the first personalized human model for cancer research.

Engaging Students with Streamlined Support

Australia's University of Canberra is simplifying students' higher education journeys with a holistic approach to constituent relationship management.

Institutions to Tackle Internet Governance and Policy Issues

Twenty-two universities, think tanks and advocacy organizations are delving into policy issues around technology and the internet, funded by more than $3.5 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Universities Receive Billion-Dollar Donation to Advance Innovation

A large donation is supporting innovation in education and research at four institutions across the country. The gift comes from the LORD Corp., a privately held manufacturing company founded in 1924 that produced advanced adhesives and coatings, as well as vibration and motion control technologies.

Virginia Tech Programs to Focus on Blockchain

Virginia Tech is getting support to launch two initiatives to provide students and faculty with opportunities to explore blockchain technology. The university has received $546,800 in grants from the Growth and Opportunity for Virginia funding program.

NSF Seeking Grantees for Research-Focused Cyberinfrastructure Improvements

U.S. colleges and universities and other nonprofit education organizations have until Jan. 21, 2020 to apply for big grants from the National Science Foundation for improving multi-campus networking and cybersecurity infrastructure that specifically support science applications and distributed research projects.

Improving Online Teaching Through Training and Support

Kapi'olani Community College instituted comprehensive training to help faculty design, develop and assess online courses — including supportive incentives to make sure instructors can successfully complete the program.

Call for Entries: 2020 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.

Campus Technology 2019 Readers' Choice Awards

What are the best technologies in use at higher education institutions this year? Here's what you told us.

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