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Rochester Institute of Tech Launches Series on Artificial Intelligence

RIT is kicking off a new seminar series focused on connecting the campus’s growing artificial intelligence (AI) community. The series builds off the success of RIT's Move78 retreat last February, and will delve deeper into machine learning, neuromorphic computing, computer vision and other topics.

Howard University to Open Campus at Googleplex

A new campus at Google's corporate headquarters in Mountain View, CA expands its partnership with Howard University, a historically black college in Washington, D.C. The “Howard West" campus will enable juniors and seniors in Howard’s computer science (CS) program to stay three months at a time at Google to learn from Howard and Google CS experts.

U Florida to Open IoT Institute for Future Engineers

The Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World will facilitate collaboration between resident expert research faculty in the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research and industry professionals in the IoT space.

AI Market to Grow 47.5% Over Next Four Years

The artificial intelligence (AI) market in the United States education sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 47.5 percent during the period 2017-2021, according to a new report by market research firm Research and Markets.



Arizona State U Launches Open, Adaptive Lessons on Space Exploration

Arizona State University has created a free series of digital lessons, simulations and virtual field trips designed to teach science through space exploration.

Skills-Matching Concept Wins Digital Credential Challenge

The organizers of a challenge that asked participants to use digital credentials to unlock human capital have selected a winner.

SAS to Provide Analytics Software, Training to Clemson U Innovation Center

Analytics software and services company SAS is partnering with Clemson University to provide research, software, services and funding to the school's Watt Family Innovation Center.

Apple Unveils $329 iPad With Improved Display and Performance

This week, Apple released a slew of product updates that included a more affordable iPad device with an enhanced display.

Campaign Spotlights Global Open Education Movement

Next week, a number of higher education institutions will be participating in Open Education Week, an annual awareness campaign for free and open educational opportunities. Launched in 2012, the event attracts hundreds of contributors from nearly 50 different countries and participants from more than 130 countries.

Southern New Hampshire U, Rethink Education to Fund Ed Tech Startups

Southern New Hampshire University and Rethink Education today announced a new $15 million seed fund to invest in ed tech startup companies "tackling some of the most pressing challenges in education."

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