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Rochester Institute of Technology Students Push Girls To Explore Coding

Four members of the Rochester Institute of Technology Women in Computing group will encourage middle and high school girls in events held during Computer Science Education Week.

Stanford Moves to Online LMS Campus-Wide

Stanford University is moving to an online LMS as its campus-wide learning management system following a pilot launched last year.

Report: Data Science, Machine Learning and Behavioral Analysis Help Identify New Security Threats

Automated network threat detection tools that use data science, machine learning and behavioral analysis can work together with traditional perimeter security methods to help organizations meet the security goals defined in the CIS Critical Security Controls recommendations and protect themselves from attackers, according to a new report from the SANS Institute.

Pearson Selects Finalists for 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards

Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.



U Nevada Las Vegas Adds Video Wall to Student Exercise Center

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has added a 12-display video wall to its student recreation and wellness center.

Texas A&M-Commerce Expands Use of Financial Aid Software

The Texas university has decided to use Regent Education’s software to automate the financial aid application for students applying for help from state programs.

4 in 5 Parents Question Value Proposition of College

The reputation of college for being worth the price tag is hitting the skids. In a recent survey only about one in five parents of prospective college students deemed the cost of a four-year college degree worth "the value it delivers."

Sharp Partners With Blackboard for Digital Workflows

Sharp Electronics' imaging and information division has partnered with Blackboard, providing a paper-to-digital workflow for the Blackboard Learn learning management system.

University of Maryland Uses Virtual Reality Lab for Research and Education

The University of Maryland hosted a demonstration of its new virtual and augmented reality laboratory recently, showing off the lab's potential to support research, education and training in the sciences, engineering, medicine and industry.

Blackboard Enhances Discussion Tools with VoiceThread

Blackboard has partnered with VoiceThread in an effort to improve discussions between instructors and students with the use of video, voice and text comments.

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