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Udacity Unveils Nanodegree Program for Self-Driving Car Engineers

At TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF event last week, Udacity Founder and President Sebastian Thrun debuted a Nanodegree program for building autonomous vehicles, and discussed how the program is part of the company’s vision to democratize higher education.

NextTier Debuts College Search Platform

NextTier Education has launched a new platform designed to help students, counselors and parents in the college search, planning an application processes.

JourneyEd.com Debuts Tech Leasing Program for Schools

JourneyEd.com, a reseller of education technology, has launched a new technology leasing service for K-12 and higher education.

MakerBot Unveils New 3D Printing Products

MakerBot has introduced a number of new 3D printer products it says will better serve the needs of educators.



DubLabs Adds Personalized Push Notifications

Colleges and universities now have a new tool for sending personal messages directly to individual students' mobile devices.

Nonprofit Receives $1.5 Million to Promote Latino Student Achievement

Excelencia in Education received $1.5 million from an educational philanthropy and a private foundation to serve a common interest – the advancement of effective and evidence-based practices for Latino college students.

E-Learning Platform Provides Alternative to Medical School Lectures

Medskl offers medical school professors and students free access to alternative learning materials from top medical professionals around the world.

New Stock Video Service Lets Campuses Add Own Media Assets

An education technology company that provides a platform to help the campus community locate multimedia assets to use in their work has launched an expanded service.

Student Hackers to Tackle NSA Codebreaker Challenge

The National Security Alliance is hosting an annual exercise for students and professors to apply programming skills to solve problems related to national security.

edX MOOC-Based Micro-Masters Expand to Multiple Universities

An experiment by MIT to test out a credential program delivered as a MOOC has blossomed into 19 different "micro-masters" offered by nearly as many members of the edX consortium.

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