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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.



U Michigan Engineering Students Get Hands-on Learning at Home

The University of Michigan's College of Engineering has dedicated $500,000 to help create high-quality learning experiences for students in hybrid and remote courses — particularly when it comes to hands-on projects.

Oakland U Launches Varsity Esports Program

Michigan's Oakland University is starting up a Division I varsity esports program this fall. The inaugural teams will compete in League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. and Rocket League.

Community College Researching Use of Online Discussion Tool to Engage Underrepresented Students

Through a partnership with online discussion platform Packback, Ivy Tech Community College is exploring the potential of discussion activities to help address equity issues.

New England Institutions Streamlining Student Transfer Process

The New England Board of Higher Education is partnering with CollegeSource to offer students access to the company's transfer solutions: Transfer Evaluation System and Transferology.

Microsoft Teams Adds New Data Insights for Education

Microsoft is expanding the features of the Education Insights app in its Teams collaboration platform.

ASU Initiative Aims to Redesign Higher Education

Arizona State University has announced a new initiative focused on accelerating innovations in higher education that expand access and empower learners. Coordinated by ASU's University Design Institute and supported by the Stand Together philanthropic community, the initiative is kicking off with nearly $12 million in donor gifts and an overall campaign to raise a total of $30 million.