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EdX and Microsoft Launch IT Development MOOCs

In a first for both companies, edX and Microsoft have partnered to launch IT development courses on the edX online learning platform.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Opens Internship Program for High School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is now accepting applications for the 2015 SDSC Research Experience for High School Students summer program, which runs from June 22 to August 14 at SDSC.

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, "Faculty Perspectives on Courseware," from Tyton Partners.

Trojan Debuts Mobile Game with Sex Ed Twist

Trojan has launched a new mobile app that combines sex education with a game similar to Cards Against Humanity, according to a report in AdWeek.



UC Irvine Opens Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate courses freely available online.

Regional Research Data Center Planned for U Nebraska-Lincoln

A new regional research data center is scheduled to open at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in fall 2015.

Mersive Intros All-in-One Wireless Media Streaming Device

Mersive today introduced the Solstice Pod, a wireless media streaming device for video collaboration.

George Washington U Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Medical Researchers

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University has implemented an open source-driven software-defined storage system to ensure that researchers have high availability access to secure storage.

McGraw-Hill Education Upgrades Connect Learning Platform with Mobile Interface

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new mobile version of its Connect learning platform, optimized for tablets.

Rutgers Offers Online Course on Video Sharing

The Rutgers Business School Executive Education program will offer an online course, dubbed a "mini-MBA," in viral video marketing.