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New Site Serves STEM News for Students

Students studying science, technology, engineering and math subjects now have a new resource to turn to for news of the latest discoveries in fields that interest them.

20 Community Colleges Work on Unifying Credentials

A foundation dedicated to increasing the number of Americans who possess degrees, certificates and other kinds of credentials has funded a $1.8 million project to demonstrate that community colleges can adopt and use diverse credentials within their communities.

Grant Funds To Beef up Career and Technical Ed at California Community Colleges

California's North Coast Region School Districts are adopting digital courses focused on agricultural science at 16 area high schools and two community colleges in an effort to help students explore career interests and aspirations.

University of Adelaide Deploys Tech for Active Learning

Australia's University of Adelaide is redesigning its teaching and learning model, using technology from Echo360 to promote active learning in the classroom.



Penn State Revs English Department with Technology

Among other initiatives, Penn State English faculty can use iPads available in the Digital English Studio in their classrooms.

MIT Hosts Hackathon for Management Students

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Sloan School of Management will compete in the inaugural Management Practice Hackathon this week.

MIT Project Lets Users Go Public with a Private Activity — Web Browsing

Interested in sharing what you're browsing with others? Right now, companies have the upper hand in that. They monitor your Web activities and then use that data to serve more of what they think you want in the form of banner ads — whether it's really wanted or not. A research team at MIT has developed a set of tools that deliver similar insights, but for the use of the people actually doing the browsing.

New MIT Data Analytics Master's Focuses on Business

MIT has launched a new master's degree in business analytics, which will start its first cohort in fall 2016.

U Illinois Expands STEM Mentorship Program

The University of Illinois is expanding a mentorship program, Tech Wizards, designed to teach local students aged 8-17 about STEM topics.

Report: Detachable Devices To Drive Tablet Growth Through 2020

Detachable tablets will nearly quadruple, as a share of the tablet market, from 8 percent to 30 percent in 2020, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

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