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MIT Researchers Develop AI Cybersecurity Platform

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed a cybersecurity system that combines human and machine-learning approaches to reduce cyber attacks and false positives.

Report: Career and Technical Ed Outcomes Prove Potent

According to a new research project that examined career and technical education (CTE) in Arkansas, students with a stronger focus on CTE were more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to enroll in a two-year college and more likely to be employed after high school and have a higher wage.

U Nevada Reno Taps Private Partner To Provide Services for Online Master's of Social Work

The University of Nevada, Reno's School of Social Work is teaming with a private partner to expand access to its online Master of Social Work program, which is launching foundational and concentration tracks in the fall.

Walden Expands Competency-Based Master's Program

A university that already offers one master's degree that uses competency-based learning has just added two more.



U Southern California, Syracuse Expand Masters Programs with Private Partner

Just days after announcing it was working with the University of North Carolina to deliver four new certificate programs in its business school, 2U has also gone public with news that it is extending its contract with the University of Southern California (USC) school of education for an additional 12 years and teaming up with Syracuse University to help launch a new online master of public administration.

MIT Adopts Ripple Validator To Advance the 'Internet of Value'

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Connection Science, a research initiative that applies data and analytics with the goal of building better societies, has adopted a validator for the Ripple Consensus Ledger to advance research into the Internet of value — technology that enables money to move over the Internet as fast as information does today.

Wiley To Use Credly Digital Badges

Two companies that serve higher education are teaming up to mesh learning resources with digital credentials.

InFocus Intros New Smartphone-Sized PC

InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.

Blackboard Partners with Uber

Blackboard has partnered with online transportation network Uber Technologies to let students pay for rides on their campus card account using the Uber app.

NEC Unveils Large Display for High Ambient Light Environments

NEC Display Solutions has unveiled a 55-inch display, the MultiSync X554HB, designed for use in areas with high ambient lighting.

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