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Saturday, April 02, 2016

Here’s how tech can solve higher-ed’s pressing challenges by Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

Follow on Twitter as @eSN_Laura

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week. 

Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. 

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed. 

Photo: eCampus News

In this week’s news:
How one school beat the textbook dilemma
With more and more students opting not to purchase textbooks for class, Illinois College had to find a solution.

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Universities joining this new, massive talent pipeline
Two Silicon Valley cybersecurity companies are independently calling for more personnel and more university collaboration to battle cybercrime in an era when launching a ransomware attack requires little more than a credit card.

Can corporate funding help connect students to data?
Universities are partnering with the private sector to fund research and expose students to real-world challenges.

ASU receives $10M NASA grant for science courseware
Arizona State University has received a $10.18 million grant from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate Education Community to develop next-generation digital learning experiences that incorporate NASA science content.


Source: eCampus News