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Rave Mobile Safety Acquires AppArmor

Rave Mobile Safety today announced the acquisition of AppArmor, a provider of custom-branded mobile safety and emergency notification apps serving hundreds of higher ed, public safety, corporate and healthcare organizations.

Google-Supported Effort to Help Develop Courses in Responsible AI

The National Humanities Center, and independent institute dedicated to advanced study in the humanities, is partnering with faculty from 15 colleges and universities to create and implement curricula for developing responsible artificial intelligence technologies.

Cengage Group to Add Cybersecurity Education Company to Workforce Training Portfolio

Cengage Group has entered into an agreement to acquire cybersecurity education and training provider Infosec for $190.8 million.

Terra Dotta Intros Global Engagement Tool

Terra Dotta, provider of technologies to support study abroad, international student and scholar services, and travel risk management, has introduced a new tool for communicating with and engaging students throughout their global experiences.

Evidence-Based Teaching, Faculty Mindset, Student Outcomes the Subject of New National Study

The Association of College and University Educators is embarking on a major new study that will examine the relationship between evidence-based teaching practices, faculty mindset and student outcomes in gateway courses.

New Artificial Intelligence Incubator Network to Support AI Training in Community Colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges, Intel and Dell Technologies are launching an 18-month initiative that will design and build a network of Artificial Intelligence Incubators at community colleges across the United States.

Jobs for the Future Acquires Quality Assurance Framework for Education and Training Programs

Workforce and education-focused nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF) has announced the acquisition of Educational Quality Outcomes Standards (EQOS), a nonprofit working to establish universal, independent measures of education and training program quality.

Pearson Acquires Credentialing Provider Credly

Pearson today announced the $200 million acquisition of Credly, expanding its presence in the workforce skills sector.

Survey of College Students Shows High Interest in Peer Mental Health Counseling Services, Especially in Marginalized Groups

A recent survey of more than 2,000 U.S. college students reveals widespread interest in peer mental health counseling services, with one in five respondents having already used such programs, and more than 60% of those who haven't saying they are interested in using them. 

Gale Digital Scholar Lab Update Offers Enhanced Analysis Tools

Gale, a provider of research and learning resources for libraries and education institutions, has revamped its Gale Digital Scholar Lab platform for digital humanities (DH) researchers.