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'Secret-Shopper' Study Looks at What Happens after a Student Prospect Clicks 'Tell Me More'

When prospective students provide contact details to third-party college aggregator sites, more than a sixth of them can expect a call back within five minutes of the inquiry and more than one-third within the first 30 minutes after inquiry.

Maker Movement To Get Professional Makeover in Midwest

The culture of "making" and its potential to revive manufacturing and drive the national economy is getting National Science Foundation attention.

Southwestern Michigan College to Use 3D Visualization in Science Classrooms

The college in Dowagiac, MI, will install Sensavis's The 3D Classroom software in every classroom of its newly renovated science center.

UC Irvine Extension Unveils 5 New Online Specializations

University of California, Irvine Extension has launched five new online specializations in partnership with the open online education platform, Coursera.

Harvard Business School Begins Offering Credit for some Online Extension Courses

Students who receive the HBX Certificate of Readiness will earn eight undergraduate credits from the Harvard Extension School.

Indiana Schools Expand Footprint in Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Two Indiana universities will be tapping into an amply funded federal program designed to expand the nation's flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing sector.

College Board Assessment Results Show Greater Participation, Big Gaps

The College Board has released its program results for the year, which encompass multiple assessments: the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and AP exams.

New Text Messaging Platform for Student Support

A new text messaging platform allows students to connect with faculty and staff via two-way text message communications.

Splashtop Debuts Airplay Receiver for Mirroring iOS Devices

Splashtop has launched Mirroring360 Airplay Receiver to allow users to mirror media from iOS devices to any other device.

New Arizona State 'Future of Innovation' School Wants Students 'To Make a Difference'

Arizona State University has introduced a new school that examines how innovation operates within the maelstrom of technology and society.