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Report: College Choice Hardly a Slam Dunk for Students

Although "affordability" and "reputation and academic quality" are the two top reasons why students apply to a particular college or university, they aren’t the only reasons.

Smartphones Find Use as Campus Safety Tool

Although 98 percent of students say they feel somewhat or very safe on campus during the day and 81 percent report they feel the same at night, six in 10 students say they would use an app for personal safety, according to a new survey from Bandwidth and BlueLight.

Rochester Institute of Tech To House 3D Printing R&D Center

3D printing and additive manufacturing will be the prime topic of research and development at a new center opening at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Indiana U Researchers Land $1.3 Million NSF Grant to Study 'Making'

Two professors at Indiana University will spend four years finding the best practices that can generate economic activity through maker spaces in Asia and the U.S. Midwest.

Wharton Launches Business Analytics Specialization on Coursera

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School is offering a set of courses through Coursera focused on using big data to make real business decisions.

Cengage Intros MindTap Apps for Digital Content

Education publishing company Cengage Learning has launched native mobile app editions of its digital content platform, MindTap.

Kansas U Flips Engineering Learning in New Active Classrooms

The School of Engineering at the University of Kansas has introduced several new active learning classrooms this fall, the largest of which can accommodate up to 160 students.

Robotics Enter Hybrid Instruction

A doctoral program at Michigan State University has begun experimenting with the use of robots to pull on-campus and off-campus students closer together in class.

WCET Selects WOW Winners

Institutions that find technology-based solutions to higher education challenges are rewarded with the annual awards program.

New NEC Projectors Designed To Enhance Collaboration

NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced two new short-throw projectors designed to allow more collaboration among users.