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U South Carolina Deploys Mobile App To Improve Campus Security

The University of South Carolina has deployed a mobile app in an effort to improve safety for students, faculty and staff at its Columbia campus.

U Minnesota Engineering Students Show Off 'Useful' Robots

This year's Robot Show at the University of Minnesota is expected to feature a 3D drawing robot, a "Towers of Hanoi" solver, a "Connect 4" player and a magnet juggler.

Carnegie Mellon U Brings Interactive Energy Labs to Elizabeth Forward Middle School

Carnegie Mellon University has teamed with a private partner to develop novel interactive tools to teach students about energy at Elizabeth Forward Middle School.

Pop Intros Special Ed Pricing for Crowd Engagement App

Pop, a company that makes a mobile crowdsourcing tool, has launched a program to allow universities to use its Popin engagement tool at a reduced cost for faculty and administrators and free for students.



CSAIL at MIT Hosts Hour of Code Event for High School Students

The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) held its second annual Hour of Code event on Friday, December 11, with 150 students from local high schools participating.

Stanford Now Offers Minor in Digital Humanities

The new program at Stanford University is intended to provide more opportunities to use digital tools in humanities research.

Mount Vernon Nazarene U Expands Online Programs

Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio has added a number of online general education courses intended to make it easier for non-traditional students to complete their degrees.

Ohio Students Hack Health and Wellness in AT&T and Franklin U Coding Contest

AT&T and Franklin University have partnered to promote computer science education with CBusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness, a 12-week computer programming contest for central Ohio-area high school students.

California Funds Pilot Allowing CCs To Issue Bachelor's Degrees

A move in California to allow community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees in fields not currently served by the California State University or University of California systems has received a new boost.

Charter Oak State College To Accept edX Courses for Credit

Charter Oak State College, an online public institution in Connecticut, will award credit for completion of select massive open online courses offered through the edX platform.

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