Wednesday, October 18, 2017

TechEDU

TechEDU

It’s not exactly beating something into someone’s head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using...

Note: Next Workshop Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Sign up here.  The VEDC Women’s Business Center (WBC-LA.org) and TechinAmerica continues its free seminar series on web pages for entrepreneurs, presented by Porya Fard aka 'PK'. Talk about getting...
MicroMasters

MITx expands reach of MicroMasters in supply chain management with new paths to a master’s degree.Watch Video In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth...
Expert

Some people are dramatically better at activities like sports, music and chess than other people. Take the basketball great Stephen Curry. This past season, breaking the record he set last year by over 40...
college

Across the U.S., many soon-to-be high school graduates are excited to begin college. Over the past decades, rates of college enrollment have increased. In 1950, only 16 percent of young people had at least...
MIT

MIT has formally joined the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, a global partnership of governments, businesses, and civil society organizations working together with the goal of applying a price on carbon emissions, the predominant cause...

Project to provide children with tablets loaded with literacy apps reports encouraging results in Africa, U.S. For the past four years, researchers at MIT, Tufts University, and Georgia State University have been conducting a study...
College Education

A recent report by The Education Trust, a nonprofit working on educational justice, reveals that while there has been an improvement in graduation rates at four-year public institutions for all students, the improvement is...
MIT Chemistry Student

Chemistry major works to address social justice issues. Whenever Alyssa Napier sees a problem, she feels an overwhelming urge to fix it — and she has found plenty of opportunities to problem-solve in pursuit of...

In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris, Baghdad and Beirut, our national discourse has been full of conversations about Muslims in civic life. Presidential candidates have offered up religious tests as potential...

Biomimicry — known as “innovation inspired by nature” — has led to the invention of bullet trains, vaccines, adhesives, and light bulbs, among other things. Add to that list the winning invention of last night’s...

Andrew Ho, Harvard University Our research teams at Harvard and MIT have shown over and over again that MOOC students look and act nothing like conventional students of either residential universities or online programs. With a...