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Nonprofit donated more than 400 computers to homeless students
A student-led nonprofit called Bridging Tech has been providing refurbished computers to homeless K-12 students during the pandemic.
One professor's obsessive quest to replicate the university classroom experience from his home studio
Hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of dollars later, business analytics professor Sean Willems' home studio is better than most, but he said it still can't match the quality of education offered in a real classroom.
U. Arizona acquires online university to better serve nontraditional students
The University Of Arizona has acquired the fully online Ashford University and its technical infrastructure to expand its online platform.
Colorado State University Global launches online bachelor's degree in cybersecurity
The new, fully online program aims to prepare students for emerging job opportunities in cybersecurity.
Penn State launches online master's degree in spatial data science
The new program is the university's response to a growing call from industry for a better understanding of data that can inform questions surrounding policy, culture and social challenges like economic disparities and the current health crisis.
Bucknell U.'s online training program is destigmatizing mental health issues
A program showing students, faculty and staff how to identify and speak to peers struggling with mental health issues is encouraging more conversation on touchy subjects, university leaders said.
Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program
As demand for employees with skills in data science rises, Bellevue University in Nebraska announces a new program that focuses on using "data to tell a story."
Not for coronavirus, Utah Valley U. launches online-degrees website
University leaders say that promoting online education is part of their strategic plan, regardless of the constraints of the current health crisis.
Alaska partners with Florida-based virtual school for K-12 students
A new partnership with the Florida Virtual School will expand options for Alaska's students who are learning from home, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.