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Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in Europe

Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students lear

MIT gets a $140M anonymous gift with a lot of flexibility

MIT has received a donation that is notable for its size and the lack of strings attached to it. An anonymous alumnus gave the university $140 million designated as an “unrestricted” gift, which g

The Pleurobot robo-salamander crawls and swims like a real amphibian

The mad roboticists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have produced another biomimetic mechanoid — this one based on the lithe locomotion of the salamander. "Pleurobot" imitates the

Amazon Continues Its Higher Ed Book Sales March At Purdue, Offers Staffed On-Campus Pickup

Amazon debuted a program that seemed both inevitable and unthinkable earlier this year, depending on your perspective, when it teamed with UC Davis for a unique school-specific storefront that provide

Universities Look To Oculus Rift To Lure Students To Campus

When you hear “Oculus Rift” you think games, but it looks like virtual tours are becoming a new category to the uses for the virtual reality device. Founders of YouVisit, a virtual tour company

Non-Profit Innovation: How Minerva Plans To Make Its Affordable, Next-Gen University A Reality

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.minervaproject.com/">The Minerva Project</a> burst onto the scene last year with an ambitious goal: To create the next elite American university, online, and, in so

Fampus Launches Social Events Site For Universities

Good startups often emerge from situations where the founder is attempting to solve a problem they themselves have. That was certainly the case with collegiate events site <a href="http://www.fampus.c

UK sorely lacking properly educated game developers

Where have all the [UK] game designers gone? Not to a proper school, apparently. Yup, a new report out of the North East shows that there aren’t nearly enough accredited universities in Britain

University to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch to all new students

These jokers are really upping the ante. Of course, unless they’re providing crippled iPhones, there’s going to be a whole lot of chatting going on in lecture. They say they’ll integ

Harvard Really Hates The RIAA

Recently, an article was published in a monthly newsletter at Harvard Law called “Universities to RIAA: Take a Hike.” If the title isn’t a complete giveaway, the article details how

Police Raid Polish University Over P2P

Piracy is on the rise at colleges and universities around the world, but one school in Poland must have taken it too far. On Wednesday, Police raided Koszalin University of Technology due to the massi

Stanford Conducts Internet Research

Stanford University recently conducted a research study to see what people do on the Internet. According to their website with a 1996-based layout, E-mail still reigns king as the most popular activit