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5 Teams To Explore Civic and Political Engagement among Young People

A multi-institutional research project will examine how to measure the quality of youth civic and political engagement, whether face-to-face, in writing or online.

MakerBot Software Upgrade Speeds Up 3D Printing

The latest software update from MakerBot allows users to 3D print their projects 30 percent faster, according to the company.

Epson To Ship Smart Collaboration Software with BrightLink Projectors

Projector manufacturer Epson has partnered with Smart Technologies to include the latter's collaboration software, Smart Notebook, with each BrightLink interactive projector sold.

St. Cloud State Equips Visualization Lab With 3D Scanners

St. Cloud State University's Visualization Lab has added high-precision 3D scanners to its technology portfolio, allowing students and faculty to examine objects that previously were inaccessible.

New Humanities Grants Promise Makeover of PhD Programs

To address the broader career aspirations of humanities PhDs, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has introduced a cost-sharing grant to help institutions remake their programs with new areas of emphasis.

U Wisconsin Stout Gets Grant for Open Textbook Pilot

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is undertaking a new project to embed open textbooks and other resources into courses.

InFocus Debuts JTouch Whiteboard with Simple Touch

InFocus has introduced a new member of its JTouch interactive touchscreen display family.

eXplorance Debuts Data Integrity Gateway

eXplorance, a learning experience management system provider, has introduced a new tool called the Data Integrity Gateway (DIG), which is designed to help IT administrators in higher education improve data quality and take advantage of big data analytics.

Ed Awards $3.6 Million for Accessible Tech

The field of accessible technology has just received an infusion of funding.

Survey: Students Crave Immediate Feedback in the Classroom

A new study from McGraw-Hill Education sheds light on the importance of data analytics and adaptive learning tools.