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Solar-Powered Pods to Provide Self-Contained Study Spaces at U Alabama

The University of Alabama is rolling out a set of small, greenhouse-like structures where students can have private, socially distanced space for their studies or relaxation.

Cybersecurity Company Launches Academic Program

Security and automation software company HelpSystems has launched an academic program to put its products into the hands of education providers.

New NASA Program Supports Community Space and STEM Projects

NASA has designated 21 different organizations as anchor resources for space education in their communities. Universities, science centers, libraries, museums and other formal and informal education organizations across the country, designated as "NASA Informal Education Community Anchors," will develop projects to expand opportunities for STEM education.

Nureva Intros Hyflex/Hybrid Classroom Solution

Audio conferencing company Nureva has launched a new classroom solution that integrates audio, video, device management and services.

Digital Mental Health Provider Mantra Adds Three More NY Colleges, Now Serving 60K Students

Mantra Health, a digital mental health clinic serving higher education institutions, has expanded its services to more colleges in the state of New York, making coordinated psychiatric care and medication management available to tens of thousands more students, the company said in a news release.

California State University System Wraps Hybrid Cloud Data Project

The California State University system has gone public with a multi-year initiative to provide faster development and updates of applications and greater access to data for its 23 campuses.

UNC Chapel Hill Expands Mental Health Services, Offers Virtual Counseling for Students

To meet an increasing demand for mental health services on campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has partnered with college mental health provider Uwill to make 24/7 teletherapy immediately accessible to students.

OLC Working with Instructure to Enrich Teacher Training Resources, Expand Access to Equitable Digital Learning

The Online Learning Consortium has announced a multi-year partnership with Instructure to collaborate on research projects and work together through Instructure's Canvas learning management system to enrich teacher training resources and expand access to equitable digital learning.

Kent State Debuts 3D Virtual Campus Tour

Prospective students can now tour Kent State University virtually and explore 3D replicas of campus buildings. The institution partnered with Buy360Tour to "transform the college shopping experience," according to a news announcement.

Ohio University Adds Career Coaching for Business Graduate Students

The Ohio University College of Business has partnered with Randstad RiseSmart to offer career guidance to graduate students in the final semesters of their programs.