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EAB Partners with BridgeU to Help International Students Connect with U.S. Colleges

Education research and technology firm EAB has partnered with international college and career guidance company BridgeU to help students around the world connect with colleges and universities in the United States, easing the time and financial constraints of both.

NSF Grants $1.3 Million to UCLA Initiative to Fund Arts and Technology Projects Nationwide

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3.1 million grant to the UCLA-led yearlong Innovation, Culture, and Creativity (ICC) project to "bring together experts and stakeholders from creative and technology fields to develop new opportunities at their intersection," according to the university.

Microsoft Expands Access to Copilot, Announces Education AI Enhancements

Microsoft has announced a handful of AI updates aimed at educators and students, including new and enhanced features in Microsoft Copilot and Microsoft Loop.

Arizona State University Partners with OpenAI to Explore Gen AI Potential in Education

Through a new partnership, Arizona State University has become the first higher education institution to work with OpenAI to explore the potential of generative AI to enhance teaching and learning.

Uwill Acquires Christie Campus Health

Higher education mental health provider Uwill has made its first acquisition: a fellow campus mental health provider, Christie Campus Health (CCH).

PTZOptics Announces New Livestreaming Video Camera Line

PTZOptics has introduced a new livestreaming video camera line, Move SE. The line, introduced at CES 2024, includes over 10 new features for PTZ cameras, the company said.

15 Ed Tech Startups Selected for AWS Education Accelerator Program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has selected 15 innovative ed tech startup companies to take part in its inaugural Education Accelerator program. The program will support these companies to apply data, analytics, and AI to transform teaching and learning and tackle educational challenges to improve student success.

Microsoft, AFL-CIO Working to Shape AI's Role in Workforce

Microsoft and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations recently announced a partnership, aiming to influence the future of artificial intelligence in the workforce.

Otermans Institute Debuts Nine-Lesson Course Using Only AI Digital Human Teachers

London-based Otermans Institute (OI) has rolled out a nine-lesson course that has been adopted by countries on four continents, using AI-powered digital human teachers, it said in a news release.

Call for Speakers Now Open for Tech Tactics in Education 2024: Building the Future-Ready Institution

Taking place in Summer 2024, the annual conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus AI, cybersecurity, data, ed tech, and other emerging trends in K–20 education.