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U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

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.

Relationships key to universities' digital transformation, Educause research shows

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

Successful institutions incorporate elements of culture, workforce and technology into their digital transformation initiatives, Educause researchers found.

Chatbots help with creativity, idea-generation, research finds

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

Cornell researchers found that chatbots helped people produce more ideas and shed anxiety that sometimes accompanies group work.

University ag research facilities need $11.5 billion, institution groups say

by Emily Bamforth • 9 months ago

A letter from 350 agricultural organizations and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities calls for $11.5 billion in federal funding.

University enrollment continues to slip into the spring

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

Demand for graduate degrees is up, but overall higher education enrollment is dropping "precipitously," The National Student Clearinghouse said.

Most universities aren’t fully satisfied with their digital engagement

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

Only 10% of higher education leaders said they thought their websites were "very effective" at engaging students, according to survey data from Modern Campus.

Online education gets positive reviews in recent college survey

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

Though drawing heavily from a pool of current and prospective students in online-only programs, new survey data yielded unusually positive reviews.

U. Arizona is developing smartphone-based COVID-19 tests

by EdScoop Staff • 12 months ago

With just a microscope, smartphone and wax paper, researchers say students may soon be able to test other students around campus.

COVID-sniffing sensor could be ready by 2026, says Iowa State

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Researchers will work with the Department of Homeland Security to develop a portable sensor platform capable of detecting biothreats, including the coronavirus.