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Saint Leo U and RobotLab Partner to Build AI and Robotics Lab on Campus

Saint Leo University and RobotLab recently announced a partnership to build an artificial intelligence and robotics lab on the nonprofit university's residential campus in Pasco County, FL.

Revised Organic Chemistry Text to Be Free Online via OpenStax

Cornell professor emeritus John McMurry’s 10th edition of his bestselling textbook Organic Chemistry will be published by Rice University’s OpenStax open educational resource program next year, according to information released by the university. The textbook, which could normally cost students hundreds of dollars, according to OpenStax, will be available to students for free online, thanks to its alliance with original publisher Cengage Learning.

Stakeholder Input Drives Northern Arizona University LMS Transition

After a 10-month evaluation of LMS platforms that gathered extensive input from students, faculty and staff, Northern Arizona University is moving to Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Mark Milliron to Join National U as President and CEO

National University, the San Diego-based nonprofit institution focused on working learners, has selected Dr. Mark David Milliron to serve as president and CEO.



Hybrid, Whatever that Means, Will Dominate the Future of Online Learning

In a recent survey, nearly all higher education chief online officers expected online learning of some kind to be a part of the typical student experience within the next three years. While survey respondents did not necessarily agree on how much online would become the norm, it's clear that hybrid models are favored to dominate instruction by 2025.

Grant Program Offers Funding for Programs that Promote Education and Equity for Women and Girls

The American Association of University Women has opened its 2022 Community Action Grant program, which awards $3,000 to $10,000 to individuals and organizations for programs that promote "education and equity" for women and girls.

Study Identifies Gaps Between Students' Aptitudes and Their Career Interests

A YouScience assessment of 238K high-schoolers reveals a need to erase the career "exposure gap" and calls for policy-makers and industry and education leaders to re-engage students through learning relevance.

Survey: Third-Party Risks to Networks, Data Remains an Unmet Challenge

IT practitioners in the education sector report that vendors' access to and handling of sensitive data is often unmonitored.

2U Updates Partnership Model with Stackable Revenue Share Options

2U, parent company of online learning platform edX, has revamped its partnership model, moving from a one-size-fits-all offering to a variety of revenue-sharing options that enable universities to select stackable bundles of technology and services to meet their needs.

San Joaquin Valley College Gamifies Learning Support

San Joaquin Valley College, a private for-profit institution focused on career training, has created a new resource for online students that gamifies co-curricular learning outcomes to help boost student success.