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Clemson U, Carnegie Mellon to Develop Robots for Advanced Manufacturing

Researchers at Clemson University (CU) are collaborating with a robotics institute affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop next-generation robots for advanced manufacturing across the automotive, aerospace, electronics and textile industries. CU will also help train the workers who will operate the robots, as part of a $253 million plan to fill roughly 510,000 jobs in manufacturing by 2025.

John Carroll U Streamlines Campus Workflows With OnBase

John Carroll University has deployed a campuswide enterprise information platform to support student engagement, data-informed decision-making and simplified workflows.

UNC Asheville Makerspace Brings Together Engineering, Art, Computer Science

The University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNC Asheville) last month opened a new makerspace that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration among students, encouraging engineers, artists and entrepreneurs to work alongside each other as well as faculty and staff experts.

Cengage Intros OER Tool

Cengage is launching a new product that blends open educational resources with the company's portfolio of learning content.



Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data

Two of the brains behind the institutions' edX programs have released results of a joint research project that mined the data generated through four years of MOOC activity.

Carnegie Mellon AI Ups the Ante in 20-Day Poker Fest

So far, in the poker tournament being heralded as "Brains Versus Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante," AI has collected more chips.

George Mason U to Boost Online Graduate Programs Through Wiley Partnership

In an effort to expand the scope of its online graduate programs and offer "transformative educational opportunities for working adults and non-traditional students," George Mason University has signed a 10-year agreement with knowledge and learning services provider John Wiley and Sons.

Texas School Issues Scholarships to Vets for Online Courses

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is working with ed2go to fulfill a Joining Forces commitment. Joining Forces is a White House initiative launched five years ago, calling on Americans to rally around service members and their families in the areas of wellness, education and employment.

Panopto Updates Video Platform With Interactive Quizzing Tool

Panopto has introduced a number of updates to its enterprise video platform, including a quizzing tool that allows users to create multiple choice, checkbox and true/false quizzes within instructional videos.

U.S. News Releases Ranking of Top Online Degree Programs

U.S. News & World Report yesterday released its annual list of top online programs for bachelor’s and graduate degrees in business, engineering, nursing, education and criminal justice.

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