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New Online Learning Platform Designed for Creative Arts Education

Open to learners anywhere in the world, Kadenze was created in partnership with creative arts departments at Princeton, Stanford, California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, Otis College of Art and Design, California College of the Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Goldsmiths University of London, Cornish College of the Arts and more.

Bretford Debuts Charging Lockers

Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops, tablets and phones.

Internet2 Implements Open Source SDN Networking OS

A software defined networking operating system has been deployed to a "virtual slice" of Internet2's national education network and turned on.



Research: Faster Devices Call for Revamped Safety Standards

A multidisciplinary team from New York University has provided research that suggests regulators should reconsider how they evaluate the health risks of high-frequency radio waves.

EdX Course Collection Aims To Combat Summer Slide

EdX has partnered with the National Summer Learning Association to launch a collection of free courses designed to help combat summer slide.

3M Intros 60-Touch Display

3M has launched a 55-inch display capable of 60 simultaneous touches for multi-user collaboration.

West Virginia U Engineering Students Grab NASA Robotics Challenge Prize

A team of engineering students from West Virginia University has taken home a $100,000 prize from NASA in a "Sample Return Robot Challenge," part of the space agency's Centennial Challenges prize program.

AASA, Hobsons Team To Improve Access to Community Colleges

The School Superintendents Association and Hobsons, a provider of student advising and admissions systems, have partnered on an initiative that aims to help school districts and community colleges increase the number of students attending and graduating from community college.

Community Colleges and Employers Develop Online Course Content To Address High-Need Skills Gap

CorpU, a social learning platform, and Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit that focuses on addressing workforce demands, have assembled the College Employer Collaborative (CEC), a group of community colleges and employers that will work with CorpU to develop college curricula and credentials intended to meet the needs of high-growth industries.