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Text Messaging Initiative Will Nudge STEM Students Toward Success

A new project is tapping into mobile technology to increase community college completion for students in STEM fields.

Survey: E-mail, Storage Are Top IT Functions in the Cloud

Fifty-nine percent of IT and network managers in a recent survey use the cloud to support e-mail at their institution, and 41 percent for data file storage.

Underwater 360 Degree Camera from Boxfish Shoots 5K Video

The Boxfish 360 can continuously record 5K-UDH video or time-lapse photos for up to three hours, helping take away some of the time-pressure associated with filming underwater.

AI Chatbot Hubert Talks to Students to Collect Course Feedback

A new AI-driven chatbot is looking to give educators deeper insights from course feedback by starting conversations with students.



EAB to Split from The Advisory Board Company

EAB, a provider of research, enterprise technology and data-enabled services for education institutions, is separating from its parent company, The Advisory Board Company, to become a stand-alone business.

Report: Student Loan Debt Reaches $1.4 Trillion

Student loan debt in the United States has grown 149 percent over the last decade to reach $1.4 trillion, according to a new report. Over the same period, the average student loan debt per person went up 62 percent.

Google Drops ARCore Preview for Developers

Google on Tuesday unveiled a new developer platform for augmented reality (AR) apps called ARCore.

Florida Atlantic U Advances Research with 10 Gbps Network

Large data transfers, cross-campus collaboration and information sharing are advancing research at Florida Atlantic University, thanks to 10 Gigabit-per-second Ethernet from Comcast Business.

IUPUI Funds Faculty to Research STEM Ed Innovations

Seven projects have been funded in the inaugural STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SEIRI) Seed Grant awards, totaling $210,000.

Research Project Explores Impact of Higher Ed Podcasts

The Higher Ed Podcast Project is calling on the higher education community to add to its open list of higher ed audio and video podcasts. Researchers are interested in finding out how podcast consumption has impacted or influenced various aspects of higher ed, including professional learning and development.

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