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Higher Education

Stories that feature technology-related projects, initiatives or curriculums in higher education in the United States.

Noting health-care staffing shortages across the U.S., the merger aims to make nursing school more accessible by offering prospective students digital loan repayment options based on their actual salary.
Engineers used a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to design prototypes of FaceBit, a sensor that fits inside face masks and can measure how tightly it's fitted, as well as respiration and heart rate.
With a $735,000 grant from the Semiconductor Research Corporation, the university aims to ramp up research and workforce development in microelectronics to tackle supply chain issues and build next-generation technology.
A donation from the Fletcher Jones Foundation will allow the California university to create an endowed professorship in artificial intelligence to teach basic skills that will prepare students for in-demand careers.
The software company will integrate Signal Vine’s two-way text messaging and Augusoft’s enrollment management tool for continuing and corporate education into its suite of products for colleges and universities.
The university is Virginia’s fifth to qualify as a “Research 1” doctoral institution according to the Carnegie Classification, with some 450 active research projects involving cybersecurity and other fields.
Many colleges and universities are holding classes online in response to COVID-19 but charging full price for a lesser product, including transportation and campus fees even though students aren’t on campus.
The nonprofit CFES (College for Every Student) Brilliant Pathways program will offer sessions this month about essential skills in children, understanding pathways to careers, finding the right school, and financial aid.
The productive working relationship the city of Austin, Texas, has established with its local university can serve as a framework for other governments interested in improving their communities with technology.
Columbia State Community College is preparing 10- or 12-week programs in software development, programming and user-centered design, in partnership with Upright Education, to bring more rural students into the tech fold.