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Online Game Battles Alzheimer's

Cornell University researchers have developed a game that they say they hope will be picked up and played by non-experts to help the experts accelerate their Alzheimer's research efforts.

Camtasia Updates Add 'Professional-Grade' Video Features

Video creation platform Camtasia has been updated with new features designed to enable instructors to make their videos more professional looking.

2 Ohio Colleges Building Publicly Funded Portfolio Project

Two Ohio institutions are partnering to build a web-based application to help students submit a digital portfolio of prior learning that can be assessed for college credit.

U Pennsylvania's Low-Cost Online Anatomy Courses Use VR

Spurred by the success of an earlier anatomy class offered as a massive open online course, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is expanding its course offerings through its own institutional website and enhancing the course content with the help of a textbook publisher and 3D simulation company.

President Obama Talks AI, Space Exploration and More at Carnegie Mellon U

The White House Frontiers Conference brings some of world’s top leaders to Pennsylvania to discuss how science and technology will help improve lives and keep Americans on the cutting edge of innovation. More than $300 million in new STEM initiatives were announced at the event.

Survey: Growing Interest in Cyber Security Careers Among Millennials

An increasing number of millennials are considering careers in cyber security, primarily because of increased awareness of cyber security issues, according to a new report from Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Cuyahoga Community College Develops Unified Student Data System

Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, OH has launched OneRecord, a software platform that lets faculty and staff throughout the college access student data through a single interface.

University-Corporate Partnership Woos Students into Advanced Manufacturing

An Indiana university that hosts a Toyota manufacturing education program expects to see a boost in admissions with a new marketing partnership the auto company has formed with an online STEM hub.

Boeing Grants Benefit STEM in Washington Universities

Three Washington state universities have been the recent recipients of new grants from Boeing for STEM initiatives.

Davidson College Students, Grads Can Take Tuition-Free Coding Course

Davidson College has tapped a private partner to help launch a tuition-free online coding program for students and graduates.

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