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UC Davis Project Looks at Real Cost of Open Access Publishing
A new project based at the University of California, Davis will research just what an article processing charge (APC) model would actually cost large North American institutions.
Cooke Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.
U North Carolina Wilmington Adopts Transcript Platform To Improve Automation
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has migrated to a new transcript ordering platform in an effort to increase automation.
Microsoft Debuts Azure for Student Developers
Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.
New Partnership Lets Instructors Pick Student To Sell Class Notes to Classmates
College instructors can now pick a Cengage Learning Scholar to share their class notes and study materials with their fellow classmates — for a price.
Boise State University Moves ERP to the Cloud
In an effort to transform core business processes and advance strategic goals, Boise State University is moving its ERP to the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud.
Northwestern Debuts 2 New MOOCs, First MOOC Specialization
Northwestern University will launch two new massive open online courses (MOOCs), one in healthcare and one in business, this spring, as well as its first MOOC specialization.
The Changing Cost of Open Source
At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.
Initiative Launched To Get Freshmen Interested in STEM Majors
A group of 10 colleges and universities have signed on to a new initiative to encourage incoming freshmen to consider majoring in science, technology, engineering and math.
Duke Wraps Fourth Annual DataFest Stats Competition
Duke University held ASA DataFest 2015 March 22-24, 2015. It was the university's fourth-annual 48-hour statistics and data analysis competition.
Dump User Names, Says Dartmouth Research
The focus on coming up with unusual passwords for getting into secure sites is probably misplaced, particularly when those passwords are accompanied by user names that are all too guessable. That's what a joint academic and industry research team has come up with after nearly a year of working together on the problem of authentication.
MIT, Stanford Researchers Create Dual-Layered Solar Cells
A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University has developed a new two-layered solar cell capable of harvesting a broader range of energy from sunlight.
3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty
Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support structure for faculty making the switch.
Sherpa Unveils E-Discovery Module for Information Governance Platform
Sherpa Software has added an e-discovery module to its information governance platform, Altitude IG.
U San Diego Deploys Intelligent To-Do App for Students
The University of San Diego has launched Insight, a to-do app designed to help students stay organized in their personal and academic lives and plan for the future.
MIT Algorithm Lays Path to Safer Code
A team of MIT researchers has come up with a system that can generate inputs to trigger intentional integer overflows to help identify security vulnerabilities in code.
Chalk & Wire Update Aims To Improve LMS Integrations
Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.
How to Build an Active Learning Program
How can IT leaders encourage the creating and use of active learning spaces on campus? Focus on overall goals and outcomes before the technology.
UMass Amherst Opens First MakerBot Innovation Center in a University Library
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has teamed up with MakerBot to install the first MakerBot Innovation Center at a university library.
Internet2: Building a Community for Innovation
It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.
NYU Wireless Expands Industry Ranks, Pursues 5G
An academic research center at New York University focused on next-generation wireless has welcomed its 12th industrial partner.
U Arizona Launches Online Campus with 21 Undergrad Programs
The University of Arizona has opened registration for 21 undergraduate programs in its new online campus, UA Online.
White House Debuts $240 Million in New STEM Commitments
President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.
Researchers Help Online Workers Act on Grievances
While the Internet may be wildly successful at bringing like-minded people together, it can be less effective at helping people gather together to act on shared grievances. A group of researchers undertook a study to try to understand the barriers that prevent online workers from taking collective action.
U California, Los Angeles Wins $2.5 Million for Community School
The University of California, Los Angeles has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from California's Department of Finance in recognition of its Teaching Schools Initiative and other efforts to improve college and career readiness.
Cengage Integrates Artemis with MindTap
Cengage Learning has integrated its Gale Artemis: Primary Sources tool with its e-learning platform, MindTap.
FACE Wins $5 Million Grant To Improve College Completion Rates
The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a partnership of schools and businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California, has won a $5 million Governor's Award for Innovation in Higher Education.
Penn State Plans Second Data Center
Penn State University has finalized plans for a new data center at its University Park campus to provide high-performance computing and data storage for research and education.
Peerless-AV Introduces New Video Stands
Peerless-AV has introduced a new lineup of video stands that can be used in multiple classrooms.
New England College Doubles Online Degree Options
New England College is beefing up its online degree offerings with the addition of a half-dozen new associates and bachelors degrees.
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