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Credo Contributes Analytics to Open edX Platform

Credo today announced that it is contributing reporting, learning outcomes tracking and analytics features to Open edX, the open source learning management system originally developed for edX's online courses and MOOCs.

HP Unveils Ultra Thin, Durable Convertible Laptop

HP today announced a “rugged” convertible laptop designed for classrooms. The new HP ProBook x360 11 G1 Education Edition (EE) is touch-enabled and claims to be “the world’s thinnest rugged convertible notebook PC.”

Steelcase Education Grant Offers $65,000 Classroom Redesign

The company's 2017 Active Learning Center Grant launches today.

LACCD Colleges Awarded $24 Million to Support Latino Students in STEM

Over the next five years, four community colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will each receive $6 million in grants from the United States Department of Education, in an effort to support Latino students pursuing STEM careers.



Internet2 Adds Videoconferencing Platform to Net+

Zoom, a video conferencing and collaboration platform, has been added to the list of service providers for Internet2’s Net+ initiative.

Rockland CC Launches Energy Retrofit

Rockland Community College is undertaking an $11.1 million energy retrofit that is designed to save $558,000 each year and reduce greenhouse emissions by more than 1,000 metric tons.

McGill U Selects Open Source Storage Solution

McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.

Kadenze Adds Accredited Tracks to Online Arts Ed

A company that launched an online learning service last year specifically to deliver arts-oriented instruction has begun offering specialized certifications in partnership with a number of institutes, colleges and universities.

Treehouse Launches $1 Million Scholarship Program for Tech Nonprofits

The online education platform has introduced a $1 million scholarship program for nonprofits that work to increase opportunities for individuals who are underrepresented in the tech industry.

NSF Ranks R&D Spending in Higher Ed

The National Science Foundation recently released its annual ranking of total R&D expenditures for more than 900 colleges and universities.

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