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Texas A&M SMaRT Camp Is Back

After a two-year hiatus, Texas A&M University's SMaRT Camp for high school math students is back.

Georgetown U Launches CRM Strategy

The university will use GU360 to break through siloed information and offer constituents, campus and community a 360-degree view of the institution.

Carnegie Mellon Hosts 12th Annual LearnLab Summer School

The Simon Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has concluded its 12th annual LearnLab Summer School, a week-long intensive course that teaches graduate students, working professionals and researchers about CMU-developed tools that merge education, data and technology.

Poll Everywhere Update Adds Live Surveys

Poll Everywhere has updated its clicker-free response system, also dubbed Poll Everywhere, to include live surveys.



Applications Open for Online Engineering and Design Course Grants

A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.

Bill Would Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

Bill Aims to Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would simplify the FAFSA process.

CBE Interest High in Higher Ed; Complexity Holds Back Activation

Almost every university or college has some level of interest in providing competency-based education (CBE) of some form. The primary motivator for their interest is delivering access to "non-traditional" learners, followed by a desire to improve completion rates and address workforce needs. CBE offerings are especially of interest to non-traditional students; nearly twice as many adult students as traditional-age students enroll in CBE courses. Those are a few of the findings in a new CBE report based on survey results from 251 American institutions, including responses from "CBE advocates, skeptics and everyone in-between," as the report's authors wrote.

Digital Financial Aid Platform Adds Scholarship Matchmaking Component

CampusLogic has licensed Scholarship University to be part of its own digital student engagement platform for financial aid.

Senate Bill Proposes Shot in Arm for CTE

Senate Bill Aims to Provide Shot in Arm for CTE

Career and technical education could get a boost if bi-partisan legislation moves ahead.

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