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Pace University to Launch New AI Lab

Pace University will launch an artificial intelligence (AI) lab at its new Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at its New York City campus, the university said. The lab will offer training for students, faculty, and staff, as well extending training to the larger business and resident community.

California Community Colleges Now Able to Purchase Anthology Solutions Through CollegeBuys Program

California community colleges can now purchase Anthology's education solutions through the Foundation for California Community Colleges' CollegeBuys program to save costs, conserve resources, and procure compliant contracts.

Digital Science Releases AI-Driven Summarizations of Millions of Research Data Documents

Technology company Digital Science has announced a new AI-powered summarization feature, available on all its Dimensions versions, including its free online web app. The platform supplies summaries across 350 million interlinked publications, grants, clinical trials, and patents.

Purdue Adds Two Online Master of Science Degrees in Artificial Intelligence

Purdue University has introduced two fully online interdisciplinary Master of Science degrees in artificial intelligence: AI and Machine Learning, for "AI builders," and AI Management and Policy, for "AI translators," according to the university.

Lumina Foundation Awards $3.1 Million to Help Streamline Admissions Process for Underserved Students

Seven higher learning institutions or agencies have been named as grant winners in education equity organization Lumina Foundation's "Great Admissions Redesign" challenge out of over 70 who applied.

Cisco Acquires Splunk, Promotes AI Focus

Cisco has acquired data analytics firm Splunk for an estimated $28 billion. In their respective announcements, the two companies described the deal as a vehicle to "power and protect the AI revolution."

New Microsoft Education Updates Focus on AI and Security

At its annual "Reimagine Education" 2024 digital conference, Microsoft Education announced several new features of its artificial intelligence and security tools aimed to assist educators and help prepare students for future careers in which AI will play a prominent part.

University of Maryland Global Campus Expands Coaching Program for First-Time College Students

With the goal of increasing student retention and graduation, the online University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) has engaged nonprofit student coaching organization Inside Track to expand the university's coaching program to give support for first-time college students.

EU Parliament Passes Major AI Regulation Law

The European Union (EU) Parliament has formally passed the Artificial Intelligence Act, a regulation tackling comprehensive rules for trustworthy AI systems.

Enterprise and Education Windows 10 Version 21H2 Support Ending June 11

Microsoft has announced that support for Enterprise and Education versions of Windows 10 version 21H2 will end on June 11, 2024.