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4 Schools To Share up to $2 Million in NASA MUREP Grants

NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.

Lambda Solutions Introduces Analytics for Moodle

Lambda Solutions, a provider of open source talent and learning management systems, today made its Lambda Analytika data reporting and analytics solution available for the Moodle LMS.

Faculty Role in Competency Programs Still Evolving

Faculty leadership may not be as strongly felt in competency-based education (CBE) programs as it ought to be. Only 15 percent of CBE faculty and staff members are tenured or on the tenure track and only about one in five (19 percent) participate in shared governance activities.

Washington State's K-20 Education Network Upgrades WAN

The K-20 Education Network, a publicly supported network supporting educational institutions throughout the state of Washington, is upgrading its wide area network infrastructure to provide high speed communications to 101 higher education institutions, K-12 school districts and libraries.



UC Berkeley Holds 3D Printing Designathon

The University of California Berkeley held its second 3D Printing Designathon recently, with several of the university's engineering design-oriented organizations hosting the event to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Tablet Market Contracts in 2015; Demand for Detachables Grows

Even as worldwide tablet shipments continue declining this year, the market for one tablet device format is expected to almost double next year.

Cooking up Faster Mobile Image Processing

Researchers from MIT, Stanford and Adobe have created a "recipe" approach for processing images on mobile phones.

Canon's First 4K Projector Available in April

The new Canon 4K projector is designed for situations in which very high resolution and bright output are required.

U Maryland Wins $2.76 Million for Data Security Training

The University of Maryland has received a new vote of confidence for its approach to data security training from the company that helped the institution begin the program in the first place.

New Technology Allows Breakout Sessions for Large Online Video Classes

Zoom Breakout Rooms will allow instructors in video classes as large as 200 students to break into as many as 50 smaller groups.

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