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For remote learning, California asks public to donate 150,000 devices

by Colin Wood • 2 hours ago

Big tech companies have donated devices to help students continue their educations during quarantine, but officials said they still need thousands more.

Ohio State marching band makes virtual performance during pandemic

by Jake Williams • 4 hours ago

Sixty-one band members recorded audio and video performing the “Buckeye Battle Cry,” an effort "to make people happy" during a time of social distancing.

Researchers publish social media data early for pandemic response

by Betsy Foresman • 23 hours ago

Researchers at Georgia State University published a data set of more than 140 million tweets related to COVID-19 ahead of schedule to serve as a resource for the global research community.

San Diego State moves community mental health clinic online

by Jake Williams • 1 day ago

In addition to shifting to online classes, the university also moved its counseling program to a virtual environment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alaska partners with Florida-based virtual school for K-12 students

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

A new partnership with the Florida Virtual School will expand options for Alaska's students who are learning from home, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.

U. of Central Florida hosts virtual camp for global coding competition

by Jake Williams • 2 days ago

Students from nearly 30 institutions convened online to practice for the upcoming International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

How Virginia Tech's CIO is handling the COVID-19 pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Scott Midkiff says the university is doing plenty right, but wishes they'd started planning for the health crisis sooner.

Student success app among 8 winners of Texas Tech's virtual challenge

by Jake Williams • 5 days ago

Eight winners receive a $25,000 grant and one year of mentoring and access to co-working space after the university's first virtual edition of the challenge.

Students at UNC are attending class through virtual reality headsets

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

For 28 students taking associate professor Steven King's "emerging technologies" class, attending class virtually has taken on a new meaning.