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One Morehouse College professor wants every student to have a VR headset
Muhsinah Morris, an assistant professor of chemistry at Morehouse, said she wants all incoming freshmen to be issued a VR headset.
Ohio State to stop distributing iPads to all incoming undergrads
Ohio State University is ending an iPad distribution program, and will instead prioritize overall digital literacy and workforce preparation.
Pepperdine U. testing mobile app to guide grad students through enrollment
Pepperdine is testing software that puts the admissions process in one mobile app, which administrators hope will streamline the process
Digital globe, 3D scanners, gamified tables in Arizona State's new $70M business-school building
A digital globe, interactive tables and 3D scanners to create avatars are among the features of a new building at Arizona State.
University of Michigan takes virtual reality to Coursera
The university plans to use lessons from its extended-reality initiative to offer 10 courses focused on skills training.
MIT, tech firms seek to improve AI's energy efficiency
MIT formed a research team to determine if hardware that runs AI systems can be made more energy-efficient.
Arizona community college opens artificial intelligence lab
Chandler-Gilbert Community College is the first school to join a network of AI laboratories sponsored by Dell and Intel.
Purdue’s supercomputer ‘open for business’
Purdue University is making its supercomputer available to researchers nationwide after a months-long test period.
Intel, NSF to invest $150M in semiconductor education and research
Intel says it's funding $50 million in grants to colleges and universities in Ohio, where it recently announced plans to build new chip factories.
West Virginia U. latest to join NFT marketplace for college sports
NFTU features more than 50 higher education institutions where athletes can profit from their name, image and likeness.