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U Nebraska-Lincoln Overhauls STEM Teaching

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) plans an institutional-level overhaul of its teaching practices in approximately 50 introductory science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses, with the goal of increasing student success rates in those courses.

U Maryland Implements Storage Array for Virtual Infrastructure

The University of Maryland's Department of Transportation Services has implemented a high-performance storage array to support its new virtual infrastructure.

Michael Abbiatti Joins WCET as Executive Director

E-learning leader Michael Abbiatti is stepping into a leadership role at the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET).

St. Louis U Slips into Online Security Degrees

St. Louis University is launching a new online security degree and certification program starting in January.



Montana State U Wins Award for Smart Classrooms

Montana State University has won an award for innovation in teaching technology in recognition of its technology-enhanced active learning classrooms.

U Florida Receives $1 Million Early Learning Grant

The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.

Blackboard Integrates Chegg Learning Services

Blackboard has partnered with Chegg to integrate the latter's self-directed learning services with its teaching and learning environment.

U Michigan Lands Teacher Prep Assessment Grant

The University of Michigan's TeachingWorks has received a $1.1 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to work on improving teacher preparation.

Penn State Researcher Develops System To Detect App Clones on Android Markets

Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.

Indiana U Launches Master's Degree for Big Data Specialists

To keep pace with projected job growth in fields related to big data analysis and management, the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is introducing a new master's degree program in data science.