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Report: California Colleges Produce Low Number of STEM Graduates

A new report highlights the mismatch between the availability of STEM jobs and the number of qualified workers in the Golden State.

3D Printer Shipments Up for Education (and All Other Segments)

3D printing is on a growth jag. A new forecast from International Data Corp. projects that the market grew in the United States by nearly 20 percent in 2015 compared to 2014.

AngelScholars Launches Crowdfunding Scholarship System

Students and the people who want to help fund their education can now find each other through a new online crowdfunding platform.

Texas A&M Aims One-Two Punch for Cyber Security

The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense issue several designations to colleges and universities that are doing work to prepare students for careers in cyber defense and perform research.



ALEX Wants to Fill Classrooms Like Airbnb Fills Beds

In a world where we can place people in empty seats in cars and empty beds in houses, why not place people in empty chairs in college classrooms?

Worldwide Smartphone Sales to Grow at Slower Pace in 2016

Global smartphone sales will continue to grow, but not in the double digits anymore, according to market research firm Gartner. Smartphone sales are expected to grow 7 percent worldwide in 2016 and reach 1.5 billion units. That is significantly down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015, but it’s still substantial growth.

Cornell U, U Queensland Partner on Shark MOOC

Cornell University and the University of Queensland have partnered to offer, via edX, a new massive open online course about sharks.

High Alpha and Butler University Launch Cloud Tech for Mobile Student Engagement

Enterprise cloud venture studio High Alpha has announced ClearScholar, a new cloud-based technology company developed in partnership with Butler University that aims to improve student success through personalized mobile engagement.

eCornell Introduces Live Online Events with Cornell Faculty

WebSeries, the new subscription portal on eCornell, hosts one-hour online events for working professionals and lifelong learners.

10 Best Online Schools and Resources for Students with Disabilities

A new guide from OnlineSchoolsCenter ranks the top 10 disability-friendly schools and offers guidance to students with disabilities.

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