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University of Utah Expands Online Career Training

The University of Utah is partnering with online training provider Career Step to launch new programs that will prepare students for careers in healthcare, technology and administration.

NY College Hands Out Free Personal Safety Devices

A New York college system is trying out a "personal safety" device, which it handed out to 1,400 students as they arrived on campuses this fall.

$50,000 2016 McGraw Jr. Prize in Education Opens to the Public

Arizona State University has partnered with McGraw-Hill Education for the 2016 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education, an award meant to honor education innovators, those "outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through new approaches and whose accomplishments are making a difference today."

San Diego Supercomputer Center Updates Cloud Storage

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has updated its cloud storage service, the SDSC Cloud, to support science-based researchers with large data requirements.

Research: Education Use Driving Low-Cost 3D Printer Purchases

The primary driver for consumer-grade 3D printers that cost under $2,500 is purchasing done by schools and universities.

University of the Incarnate Word Joins Ellucian CBE Beta

The University of the Incarnate Word has signed on as one of the first beta partners for Ellucian's new Brainstorm competency-based education product.

Cornell U Library To Create Custom Book-Selection System

The Cornell University Library is teaming up with a private partner to create a book-selection system designed to combine metadata from multiple sources in a streamlined interface.

Eastern Kentucky U Launches Online Criminal Justice Master's Program

For the first time, the university will offer students the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in justice, policy and leadership online.

Barry U Adopts Anti-Cyber Attack Measures

Vectra Networks has been signed by the university in Miami to protect its data and networks against the threat of cyber attacks.

Google Reveals Nexus 6P, 5X with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Tuesday formally revealed the long-rumored successors in its Nexus line of smart phones — the 5.7-inch, quad-HD Nexus 6P and the 5.2-inch Nexus 5X.