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Steelcase Education Grant Offers $65,000 Classroom Redesign

The company's 2017 Active Learning Center Grant launches today.

LACCD Colleges Awarded $24 Million to Support Latino Students in STEM

Over the next five years, four community colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will each receive $6 million in grants from the United States Department of Education, in an effort to support Latino students pursuing STEM careers.

Internet2 Adds Videoconferencing Platform to Net+

Zoom, a video conferencing and collaboration platform, has been added to the list of service providers for Internet2’s Net+ initiative.

Rockland CC Launches Energy Retrofit

Rockland Community College is undertaking an $11.1 million energy retrofit that is designed to save $558,000 each year and reduce greenhouse emissions by more than 1,000 metric tons.



McGill U Selects Open Source Storage Solution

McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.

Kadenze Adds Accredited Tracks to Online Arts Ed

A company that launched an online learning service last year specifically to deliver arts-oriented instruction has begun offering specialized certifications in partnership with a number of institutes, colleges and universities.

Treehouse Launches $1 Million Scholarship Program for Tech Nonprofits

The online education platform has introduced a $1 million scholarship program for nonprofits that work to increase opportunities for individuals who are underrepresented in the tech industry.

NSF Ranks R&D Spending in Higher Ed

The National Science Foundation recently released its annual ranking of total R&D expenditures for more than 900 colleges and universities.

14 Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Researchers at Intel Security have identified 14 cyber threats to watch in 2017. The insights were released today in the organization's McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report.

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