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Private Institutions Sign on To Redeem 'Tuition Reward' Points

A number of private colleges have recently signed on for a program that gives them marketing access to potential students whose families have accounts at specific financial companies.

Study: Display Size Impacts Student Comprehension

More than half of students (58 percent) in a recent study couldn't read content displayed on a 70-inch flat panel in an average-sized classroom.

YouTube for iOS Update Supports Google Cardboard

The latest release for iOS now has full Cardboard support, enabling any YouTube video to be viewed in VR mode.

Husson U Pushes Personal Safety Device to Campus Community

Husson University recently encouraged its campus community to sign up for a $45 service that alerts police with the push of a button on a personal safety device.



Tuition Discount Rates at Private Colleges Increase, Providing More Aid for Students

Students at private colleges paid less than sticker price this year, while institutions faced acute consequences, reported NACUBO.

UC Davis Hosts C-STEM Day

Students from elementary school through community college will take part in the sixth annual C-STEM Day held by the University of California, Davis on May 21. The C-STEM Day events will take place at the UC Davis campus and at University High School in Irvine, CA.

Gale Launches New Tool To Connect Libraries, Classrooms

Gale has launched Gale Researcher, a platform designed to enhance collaboration between librarians and classroom faculty.

Researchers: Forget Internet Abstinence; Teens Need To Face some Amount of Online Risk

If adults want to help teenagers learn how to handle the big risks of Internet usage, the best thing we can do is let them get used to handling smaller risky online situations. That's the conclusion from a Pennsylvania State University research project that examined adolescent online safety.

Los Angeles Joins CENIC Network

The City of Los Angeles has joined the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), a 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) research and education network, providing California schools, colleges and universities with high-speed access to the city's data and services.

MIT Adds Supercomputing Center

The MIT Lincoln Laboratory established a new supercomputing center in April to provide more than 1,000 MIT researchers with access to high-performance computing cluster nodes.

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