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Early Class Start Times Conflict with Student Biology

How about starting high school at 10 a.m. and college at 11? That's among the recommendations from a new study examining the impact of early start times for students.

U Michigan Will Spend $100 Million on New Data Science Initiative

The University of Michigan will spend $100 million over the next five years to enhance the opportunities for students and faculty to take advantage of big data.

Aerohive Returns Network Management to On-Premise

Aerohive Networks has introduced a version of its network management system that can be run from an on-premises appliance as an alternative to cloud network management.

Excelsior College To Integrate Game-Based Learning in 5 Courses

Excelsior College will integrate gaming and advanced simulation in five of its courses over the next year. It is one of the first steps in an initiative to integrate game-based learning across its entire curriculum.

InFocus Debuts Digital Whiteboard for Small Group Collaboration

The new DigiEasel is a 40-inch digital whiteboard that can be used in smaller classrooms or meeting spaces.

Big Data Research Project Looks for Answers to Questions Nobody Knows to Ask

A computer science researcher at an Illinois institution is working on algorithms to help computers apply artificial intelligence to figure out what important answers are buried in big data — even though the users may not know what questions to ask.

Report: Internships Don't Rate Much Attention

Even as some institutions struggle to justify the value of the education they're delivering to their students, internships, which provide work experience, get short shrift.

ASU Picks Cloud Service for Education for Enterprise Tools

Arizona State University has agreed to use a cloud storage provider as its primary secure collaboration platform throughout all of the university's campuses and academic activities.

Researchers Demonstrate a Customizable 3D Printing Design

Professors and students at universities in the United States and Israel may have taken the first step toward fully customizable 3D printing design.

Indiana U Expands Remote Support for IT Help

Indiana University has gone public with its multi-year usage of a remote support application to deliver IT help.