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Penn State Adopts New Student Advising Technology

Pennsylvania State University will start using Starfish by Hobsons enterprise software to identify and assist at-risk students in real time.

Penn State Signs on as Advisory School in Ed Tech Business Accelerator

Pennsylvania State University is teaming up with a company to create a business "accelerator" focused entirely on educational technology.

University of Hawaii System Moves to OneCampus

The University of Hawaii System is replacing its legacy portal with a new system that provides streamlined access to campus services from any device.

Texas A&M Holds Hour of Code Event

AggieSTEM, a collaboration between the College of Education and Human Development and the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, hosted its first Hour of Code event last week.



U South Carolina Deploys Mobile App To Improve Campus Security

The University of South Carolina has deployed a mobile app in an effort to improve safety for students, faculty and staff at its Columbia campus.

U Minnesota Engineering Students Show Off 'Useful' Robots

This year's Robot Show at the University of Minnesota is expected to feature a 3D drawing robot, a "Towers of Hanoi" solver, a "Connect 4" player and a magnet juggler.

Carnegie Mellon U Brings Interactive Energy Labs to Elizabeth Forward Middle School

Carnegie Mellon University has teamed with a private partner to develop novel interactive tools to teach students about energy at Elizabeth Forward Middle School.

Pop Intros Special Ed Pricing for Crowd Engagement App

Pop, a company that makes a mobile crowdsourcing tool, has launched a program to allow universities to use its Popin engagement tool at a reduced cost for faculty and administrators and free for students.

CSAIL at MIT Hosts Hour of Code Event for High School Students

The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) held its second annual Hour of Code event on Friday, December 11, with 150 students from local high schools participating.

Stanford Now Offers Minor in Digital Humanities

The new program at Stanford University is intended to provide more opportunities to use digital tools in humanities research.

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