The University of Maryland (UMD) and the United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) have partnered to connect the ARL's supercomputer, nicknamed "Harold," to the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads at UMD in order to provide the higher education and research communities in that region with access to high-performance computing resources.
After a two-year hiatus, Texas A&M University's SMaRT Camp for high school math students is back.
The university will use GU360 to break through siloed information and offer constituents, campus and community a 360-degree view of the institution.
The Simon Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has concluded its 12th annual LearnLab Summer School, a week-long intensive course that teaches graduate students, working professionals and researchers about CMU-developed tools that merge education, data and technology.
A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.
Poll Everywhere has updated its clicker-free response system, also dubbed Poll Everywhere, to include live surveys.
Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would simplify the FAFSA process.
CampusLogic has licensed Scholarship University to be part of its own digital student engagement platform for financial aid.
Almost every university or college has some level of interest in providing competency-based education (CBE) of some form. The primary motivator for their interest is delivering access to "non-traditional" learners, followed by a desire to improve completion rates and address workforce needs. CBE offerings are especially of interest to non-traditional students; nearly twice as many adult students as traditional-age students enroll in CBE courses.
Those are a few of the findings in a new CBE report based on survey results from 251 American institutions, including responses from "CBE advocates, skeptics and everyone in-between," as the report's authors wrote.