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Enabling student success with tech at universities requires care
Higher education technology experts said universities adopted broader technology toolkits in recent months, but supporting students requires precision.
New U. Texas tool predicts how many infected will show up to school
The predictive model uses county-level health data to show how many infected people are likely to show up at schools anywhere in the United States.
UT Austin unveils robotics lab with U.S. Army Futures Command
The new lab is to aid U.S. Army robotics development and build on a workforce partnership between the university and the military.
University of Texas built state's COVID-19 dashboard
Using hospitalization and mobility data, the dashboard makes four-week predictions of the impact and spread of COVID-19.
UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute
From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.
With online SAT on hold, universities drop test requirements
The College Board has halted putting the SAT online during the pandemic. Now universities are dropping their standardized testing requirement on applications.
Dell Foundation funds $100M in scholarships for UT Austin students
The new initiative from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will automatically give scholarships to Pell Grant-eligible students attending UT Austin.
Predictive analytics tools are boosting graduation rates and ROI, say university officials
University leaders at SXSW EDU 2019 say they're now able to spot anomalies and intervene to help struggling students sooner.
edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners
The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.