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Purdue students cause traffic. City asks if they can solve it.
West Lafayette, Indiana's population spikes when class is in session, so the city is throwing a challenge.
Virtual coaching pilot got National U. students back on track
A recent pilot project spurred hundreds of at-risk students to connect with virtual coaches.
University's surface-cleaning robots do more than clean
A director at Rochester Institute of Technology said cleaning robots also improve the school's image and make students feel more comfortable.
U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots
A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding work to build robots that can help first responders avoid danger in the field.
'EnTribe' CEO says universities want 'authentic' community engagement
EnTribe CEO Adam Dornbusch also said universities want more control over user-generated content than social media can provide.
Florida college says chatbot brought back 'near-grads' with humor, advice
Administrators said "Gwen" can answer questions, tell jokes and use emojis to get encourage students to re-enroll.
Anyone can create a scholarship with Kaleidoscope's new tool
The platform's founder said he hopes the new "Award Builder" tool will help reduce student debt.
Classroom QR codes boost contact tracing at U. Maryland
Instead of designing seating charts or sign-in sheets, the institution is encouraging students to scan codes that feed information to the health services department.
Auburn's robotic construction dog can scan the inside of buildings too dangerous for humans
Mac, a four-legged autonomous robot, takes pictures and laser scans to map out the inside of buildings, showcasing how robots can advance building engineering, a professor told EdScoop.
Intel expands AI education program to 11 states
Intel said it plans to expand the "AI for Workforce" program to 18 community colleges this year and an additional 50 colleges next year.