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Apple, UC Berkeley, Arizona State U, Others Join Board for Partnership on AI

The consortium Friday announced that the head of advancement for the AI chatbot Siri would be joining its leadership team, as well as six other individuals who are working to advance artificial intelligence research.

ACE and Credly Launching Digital Credentials for Workforce Training

A collaboration between the American Council on Education (ACE) and digital credential service provider Credly will allow working professionals to earn digital badges for workplace training.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Launches Online Data Hub for Criminal Practitioners

New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, in partnership with the Governance Lab (GovLab), has launched a “social network” for criminal practitioners and policymakers to collaborate and utilize data to inform decision-making.



Governors State University Switches to Campuswide Audio-over-IP Network

A project that began as a simple upgrade to the campus broadcast production center at Governors State University in Illinois has expanded to a campuswide audio-over-IP network supporting the campus meeting hall, classrooms and nursing labs, in addition to cable TV broadcasts, theater performances and sports broadcasting.

MIT Event Encourages Students to 'Think Security'

A new event at the MIT Sloan School of Management will teach students about critical infrastructure cybersecurity issues such as protecting computer-controlled water or electric power facilities from cyber threats.

Apple to Join Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Google in Artificial Intelligence Research Alliance

Apple may be the latest company to join the Partnership for AI, a consortium that was established to develop best practices for artificial intelligence. If Apple joins, it will work alongside Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM and Deepmind to advance public understanding of AI and its potential benefits across industries, including education.

Cal State University Signs Systemwide Procurement Agreement With Panopto

The California State University System is partnering with Panopto to make the company's video content management and lecture capture platform a "preferred" technology across the 23-campus system.

Universities Selected to Receive $2.4 Million to Improve Early Childhood STEM Ed

100Kin10, a national network that aims to train and retain 100,000 K–12 STEM teachers by 2021, Wednesday announced 10 recipients to receive more than $2.4 million in total funding for their “moonshot” ideas to improve early childhood STEM education.

LA CC District Deploys Application Delivery Controllers to Handle New SIS Loads

A community college system in southern California has implemented a set of application delivery controllers as part of a multi-year transition to a new student information system.

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