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Bellevue College Launches Software Coding Series Focused on Workforce Development

A new software coding program at Bellevue College aims to build students' tech skills for technology jobs in the software development field. The institution's Continuing Education division partnered with coding education company Coding Dojo to create the new line of accelerated education courses, beginning with a 12-week program in Python development.

New Olin Program Cements Bond Between Companies and Engineering Students

The Olin College of Engineering has launched "Premier Recruitment Partners," a program inviting companies to "build stronger connections" with their students long before graduation.

Report: Greater Diversity Needed in Esports

As more colleges and universities add esports to their formal athletics programs, they'll eventually need to grapple with Title IX implications, according to a new paper from AnyKey.

LEGO and Amazon Announce Robotics/Voice Challenge

LEGO and Amazon are challenging students to bring voice commands to robots. The two have announced a joint voice challenge, hoping schools will pick up on the contest as an in-class activity.

Cal State Schools Add CodePath CS Courses

Two California State University campuses are working with CodePath.org to strengthen their computer science degree offerings.



U West Georgia Adds Hands-on IoT to Business Curriculum

A business course at the University of West Georgia is teaching undergraduates about robotics programming, networking and plugging into the Internet of Things, to help them prepare for jobs that may not exist yet.

UTSA Lab Brings Large-Scale Engineering Testing to Campus

The University of Texas at San Antonio has opened a Large-Scale Testing Laboratory to give student and faculty researchers a 50-foot-tall facility to test the structural integrity of systems.

U Wyoming Spurs Blockchain Development with Hackathon 'Stampede'

For the second year, the University of Wyoming has hosted a multi-challenge hackathon focused on blockchain. The "Blockchain Stampede," part of the university's College of Engineering and Applied Science WyoHackathon, is intended to help highlight the state's commitment to blockchain technology.

Enrollment in Computer and Information Sciences Up Despite Overall Decline

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services was the top undergraduate major gaining college enrollment at four-year schools, based on the number of added students, according to the latest reporting by the National Student Clearinghouse. Overall, however, college enrollments continued their decline.

Open Source App Teaches Physics of Magnetic Fields in AR

Wearing headsets, students can visualize how the magnetic field works in two or three dimensions by manipulating virtual bar magnets with their fingers and watching how compass needles respond to this invisible phenomenon.

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