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Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

Virginia Tech announces $1 billion 'innovation campus'

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

Planned near Amazon's Northern Virginia HQ2 site, the campus will host STEM graduate students next year.

2,300 Echo Dots put Alexa skills in every Saint Louis University dorm

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The Missouri university will become the first higher ed institution to outfit every on-campus living space with an Amazon Echo Dot.

University libraries are turning to Amazon for their textbook supplies

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The retail giant accounted for 25 percent of the market share in 2017. Only one other vendor had more than 6 percent of the market.

How Emory University expects the cloud to simplify and secure research

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

A new AWS cloud-powered platform will give faculty security in their work, officials say.

TenMarks to shut down operations after 2018-19 school year

by Emily Tate • 4 years ago

Teachers expressed dismay after the Amazon Education company announced plans to "wind down" its personalized math and writing solutions.

Alexa, how can you improve teaching and learning?

by Kate Roddy • 4 years ago

Special report:​ Voice command platforms from Amazon, Google and Microsoft are creating new models for learning in K-12 and higher education — and renewed privacy concerns.

Amazon relaunches Inspire after a year of re-tooling

by Emily Tate • 4 years ago

The content repository offers tens of thousands of downloadable educational resources. The "upload and share" feature is expected to follow soon.

NYC approves $30 million deal with Amazon

by Yizhu Wang • 6 years ago

The New York City Department of Education will buy digital textbooks and content worth about 0 million from Amazon over the next three years.