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Graduation rates, student loans and big data

Turning to analytics to improve graduation rates could also help with student debt

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Big data on campus

Colleges and universities are sifting through reams of data in search of ways to bolster graduation rates.

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Imagining the future of EdTech

Technology is enabling the creation of open learning environments that will eventually replace the idea of a traditional classroom, and this will be significantly enhanced as Virtual and Augmented Reality become more pervasive....

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) impacts millions; these high-school-age inventors have an antidote

The Life Light can turn a window into a phototherapy system.

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STEM majors dominate salary-based college ranking

Petroleum engineering majors earn the highest salaries, followed by systems engineering majors, according to a new ranking from PayScale

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Top U.S. colleges for computer science

College ranking is based on the median pay of computer science graduates


A few cool tech startups I came across at Boston's HUBweek

Startups spill forth from Babson, Harvard, MIT and other institutions during Boston's HUBweek

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Ga-ga for goggles: Augmented & virtual reality bring the masses to Harvard

Hundreds descended upon Harvard Innovation Lab to try out the latest augmented and virtual reality gear, listen to Magic Leap's founder, and learn about this next visually-compelling phase of computing

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White House to bolster STEM education, close skills gap

Touting new advanced placement course, the Obama administration looks at interdisciplinary approach to improve STEM education for underrepresented students and address shortage of skilled workers.

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CIO September 2016 Digital Magazine: Big data on campus

How analytics tools are helping students make better decisions.

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Education needs to study up on fighting ransomware

Of five major industries examined by BitSight - finance, retail, healthcare, energy/utilities, government and education – education is hit by ransomware at a much higher rate than the others.

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DataRobot aims to help create data science executives

New DataRobot University course is designed to teach executives how to identify opportunities to optimize their business using machine learning.

Today's supercomputers will get blown away by these systems

The Department of Energy says the the $40 million it is investing in nearly two dozen projects will result in exascale computing systems that perform calculations on data 50 to 100 times faster than today's most powerful...

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Lights out! Why IT shops are disabling wireless AP LEDs

Having seen all sorts of makeshift fixes – from post-it notes to bandages to condom wrappers – used to block Wi-Fi access point LEDs from beaming and sometimes blinking, some IT shops have begun turning off the lights altogether even...

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Sam Labs shows off a new educational electronics kit -- with no wires

Tell young people today that building interactive electronic devices once involved soldering irons and assembly code and they won't believe you -- especially if they've used one of Sam Labs' educational electronics sets.


How can we plug the widening digital skills gap?

Technological change has outpaced training in vital skills such as coding and this problem is gradually getting worse, threatening the competitiveness not only of individual companies, but of entire economies. What can governments,...

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These 5 courses will take you from newbie to Linux pro. Complete with two classes designed for Linux beginners, the Linux Essentials Bundle is the first step to a system administrator career, or to making a lateral move to your IT...

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