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Facebook Returns to Roots with College-Only Space

Facebook has announced the launch of Facebook Campus, a college-only space to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared interests.

Higher Ed Course Material Sales Undergo Dramatic Slide

Sales of textbook materials for college and university courses plummeted by $119 million between June 2019 and July 2020. That's a 22 percent drop, according to the Association of American Publishers.

Stony Brook Launches Campus COVID-19 Digital Archive Project

"Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences" is a new digital archive project set up to "collect, preserve and publish" the history of the institution "during this unprecedented moment in history."

Rutgers: 5 Ways to Improve Remote Learning

According to a recent study out of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, students need a sense of community and connection in order to thrive in remote learning experiences.



EAB Acquires College Research and Decision Platform

Education advisory EAB has acquired Cappex, a platform designed to help students discover and research colleges online.

New Quizlet Learning Assistant Offers Studying Help

Learning platform Quizlet has added a new Learning Assistant to its AI-powered study tools, that uses machine learning to provide personalized study sessions, progress insights and smart grading for students.

Emerson College Expands 2U Partnership with New Data Analytics Boot Camp

Emerson College has launched an online Data Analytics Boot Camp geared toward adult learners and working professionals.

University of Louisiana System Launches Online Re-entry Academy to Boost Degree Completion

The University of Louisiana System's Compete Louisiana college completion initiative is collaborating with StraighterLine to create a new re-entry academy designed to help adults who have stopped out of university return to earn their degree.

IU-Led ResearchSOC to Help Secure Data for Geoscience Research

The Research Security Operations Center, a collaborative security response center led by Indiana University, is providing its data security and threat detection services to the Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience.

Universities Roll Out Food Delivery by Robot

Students at Arizona State University and James Madison University can now order food for delivery by autonomous robot, thanks to a partnership between food and facilities provider Aramark and Starship Technologies.