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NYU Stern Establishes New Center for Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

New York University's Stern School of Business recently announced The Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation, a new hub to support cross-disciplinary collaboration.

RIT App Measures Cellular Coverage and Download Speeds

Telecommunications engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have created a new smartphone app that maps cellular coverage areas and measures the actual download speeds of different carriers.

USC Goes Online with Masters in Planning and Public Policy

The University of Southern California will be launching two new graduate degrees completely online.

Student Creates Voice Recognition System Using Amazon Echo to Get Around Campus

A senior at Miami Dade College's West Campus has programmed the Amazon Echo to help students in need of directions, department hours and other information.



Florida International U Faculty Create Nearly 1,900 Videos in Five Months

After ramping up its use of Sonic Foundry's Mediasite video capture system across campus, Florida International University has seen a significant increase in video use among faculty and students.

'Pop-up Courses' Provide Short-Term Learning Experiences at Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College, a private Catholic institution in Vermont, is updating its curriculum with a new "pop-up" course format.

Cornell Inaugurates Center for Innovation and Research

Cornell Tech, a graduate school at Cornell University focused on technology, business and entrepreneurship, has inaugurated the Tata Innovation Center, a facility formerly known as The Bridge that "brings academia and industry together under one roof to share ideas and research on next-generation digital technologies and how to commercialize new areas of collaboration."

Cengage Announces Subscription Plan

Cengage today introduced Cengage Unlimited, a subscription plan that provides unlimited access to the company's digital course materials for a fixed per-semester price.

Trends: Phablets to Dominate Smartphone Market

Phablets will overtake sales of regular smartphones by 2019 and will climb from 611 million shipments this year to 1 billion in 2021, according to a new forecast.

Virtual and Augmented Reality to Nearly Double Each Year Through 2021

Spending on augmented and virtual reality will nearly double in 2018, according to a new forecast, growing from $9.1 billion in 2017 to $17.8 billion next year.

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