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City College of New York gets fiber donation to connect to 5G testbed
City College researchers interested in smart cities, autonomous vehicles and network research can now use a fiber connection to a high-speed testbed in Manhattan.
Moderna partners with Carnegie Mellon to teach employees about AI
The biotech firm Moderna is partnering with AI pioneer Carnegie Mellon on an executive education course.
Digital ID use doubled among MIT students in September
A growing number of students are using a new feature on MIT's mobile app to access buildings and pay for coffee on campus.
U. Rhode Island joins high-performance computing center in Massachusetts
University of Rhode Island is the first out-of-state institution to join a computing center that researchers say help them pool resources.
Wharton School is accepting cryptocurrency for tuition payments
Students taking Wharton's six-week blockchain certificate course can pay with crypto.
University of California to publish database of how it uses AI
In an attempt to use AI ethically, the system says it will follow several recommendations of a new report, including publishing a new public database.
Outgoing Educause research director says tech hype never delivered
In eight years with the higher education group, D. Christopher Brooks said he saw a transition away from hype to evidence-based research.
Authenticator app aims to provide professors with real-time hybrid class attendance data
Software company SAFE is testing attendance software at three universities and colleges, also gathering data on how students react to a no-password login.
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.