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  • USC Gets Funding Momentum for Digital Humanities

    The University of Southern California (USC) has received $1.9 million to support research and expand its digital holdings in the humanities. The grant comes from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which specifically supports research universities and scholarship in the humanities as one of its funding areas.

  • Academic Program Discounts Enterprise Release of R

    Higher ed now has a new option for implementing computational statistics and predictive analytics in their courses and research programs. Revolution Analytics, which sells enterprise versions of open source programming language R, has launched a program specifically for colleges and universities that want to adopt the software.

  • Brief: ETS Introduces New Digital Badges for Learning-Outcome Assessments

    Educational Testing Service is now offering digital badges for students who demonstrate specific learning outcomes on the ETS Proficiency Profile and iSkills assessments.


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