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Texas A&M U Launches Online Master's of Public Service

Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service is launching an online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration.

U Edinburgh Develops Solar Cell-Based Wireless Communication

Researchers at the Edinburgh Research & Innovation, the commercialization arm of the University of Edinburgh, has developed new solar-based wireless networking technology that has the potential to deliver almost energy-neutral broadband Internet access anywhere.

Survey: Most Students Expect Loans To Create Post-Graduation Challenges

According to a Harris Poll survey, three out of four college students believe they will have to delay post-graduation plans because of their student loan debt.

New ViewSonic Projectors Provide Brightness, Sound in Large Classrooms

ViewSonic has introduced two new projector models to its LightStream series designed to enhance brightness and sound in large classrooms and lecture halls.

Iowa State U Wins National Cyber Analyst Challenge

The Iowa State University team of cyber detectives won $25,000 for demonstrating the best strategic skills involving threat identification.

Internet of Things Devices To Increase 30 Percent in 2016

The number of "things" connected to the Internet will grow 30 percent from this year to next, according to market research firm Gartner, to reach a total of 6.4 billion, a total that will balloon to 20.8 billion by 2020.

Kramer Intros VIA Campus Wireless Presentation Tool

Kramer today introduced VIA Campus, a wireless presentation and collaboration product designed for education and training environments.

Western Kentucky U Launches Competency-Based Advanced Manufacturing Degree

In an effort to provide more flexible degree options for adult learners, Western Kentucky University is launching AMS On Demand, a competency-based bachelor of science degree program in advanced manufacturing.

Eastern Michigan U Hosts Stem Conference for Middle School Girls

Eastern Michigan University recently brought girls from local middle schools to campus in an effort to inspire interest in academic and professional careers in technology as part of its "Digital Divas" program.

Major Study Finds OER Students Do Just as Well — or Better

In the largest study of its kind, a group of researchers has examined the use of open educational resources (OER) and found that students who used OER in their undergraduate courses performed as well or better than those assigned commercial textbooks.