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2015

HeroX Announces: Forbes' Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition

July 24, 2015

The Forbes Change the World Competition will award up to $1 million in prizes to social entrepreneurs under 30 to help them make a difference. more>>

Senet completes $18 million Series A round of preferred fundraising

June 22, 2015

Senet, a leader in the rapidly emerging Internet of Things (IoT) / Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, completes its $18 million A round fundraising with a fully subscribed A-2 offering of $5 million. more>>

What happens when colleges fail to prepare graduates for jobs?

March 31, 2015

As the price tag of college skyrockets and the job market for recent graduates tightens, students and their parents increasingly view college as training for that first job out of college rather than a broad education for life that provides them with the ability to learn and move through multiple jobs and careers.  more >>

National Gunfire Index Reveals 28.8% Reduction in Gunfire in ShotSpotter®-Deployed Cities

March 31, 2015

Gunfire is down significantly in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the National Gunfire Index™ just released today by SST, Inc., the global leader in gunfire detection, location, alerting and analysis.  more >>

2U Named Tech Company of the Year by Maryland's Chesapeake Regional Council

March 27, 2015

2U, Inc. today announced it was named Tech Company of the Year at the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council's(CRTC) 2015 TechAwards. more >>

StraighterLine names Kerry Nagle new Chief Operating Officer

March 26, 2015

 StraighterLine today announced it has appointed Kerry Nagle as Chief Operating Officer. Nagle had been at Millennial Media for 7 years starting as an early stage employee and then holding several leadership positions, most recently as SVP of International Corporate Development, and will now take on the chief operating role at StraighterLine effective March 23. more >>

Elon to launch campus safety app

March 26, 2015

Elon University’s Campus Safety and Police will launch LiveSafe, a smartphone safety application, March 30. more >>

Police Chief Dyer touts sound tech to pinpoint sources of gunfire

March 25, 2015

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer on Thursday will ask the City Council to approve a contract that would bring gunshot-spotting technology to parts of Fresno routinely plagued by deadly crime.  more >>

Bloomberg Business: New York City Police to Deploy New Gunfire Detection System

March 16, 2015

The New York City Police Department is deploying a system that uses audio sensors to detect gunfire and to reduce the time it takes for officers to respond to reports of shooting, four years after a similar system failed. more >>

Low Power Networking Technology from IBM and Semtech to Help Enable Telcos to Launch New Services for the Internet of Things

March 12, 2015

IBM Research (NYSE:IBM) and Semtech (Nasdaq: SMTC) today announced a new technology based on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) that offers significant advantages over cellular networks and Wifi for providing machine to machine (M2M) communications. more >>

Yale University Partners with 2U, Inc. to Offer Online Master’s Degree Program

March 10, 2015

2U, Inc., today announced that it is partnering with Yale University to launch an online Master of Medical Science (MMSc) degree for aspiring physician associates (PA), pending approval of the online program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) and various state licensing agencies. more >>

Whitman School Named #2 in Military Times' "Best for Vets" Business School Ranking

March 09, 2015

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked #2 by Military Times in its 2015 list of Best for Vets: Business Schools, the publication announced Mar. 9. more >>

New campus safety app debuts at University of Kentucky

March 09, 2015

UK has blue emergency call towers spread out across the campus to connect students with police if they need help. Now, students can also use the LiveSafe app on their smartphones whether they are on or off campus. more >>

2U, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

February 26, 2015

2U, Inc. today reported financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.  more >>

New Online MBA With 2nd Degree Option

February 22, 2015

The online education movement keeps picking up steam. This past week, the class profile for the inaugural cohort of the MBA@Syracuse program at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management was announced.  more >>

Pepperdine Launches LiveSafe App

February 19, 2015

Pepperdine launched the LiveSafe app, a free safety app that is available to all Pepperdine students, faculty, staff and visitors, on Feb. 3 at the first Step Up Convocation. more >>

How Newhouse School’s Online Degree Will Change Virtual Education

February 18, 2015

Syracuse University’s new online master’s program in communications,Communications@Syracuse, will welcome its first class of students in July 2015.  more >>

Online Education Gains Momentum at Syracuse with Innovative Programs

February 17, 2015

The new online master’s program, Communications@Syracuse, emphasizes digital trends and innovation within the communications industry. It was developed in partnership with 2U Inc., which provides a highly interactive experience. more >>

Submission to the Taskforce on 21st Century Policing For the Listening Session onCommunity Policing & Crime Reduction

February 12, 2015

Real time intelligence provided to law enforcement by technology helps them to offer a higher quality of service to many underserved communities and, as a result, develop stronger support and collaboration in deterring and preventing future gun crimes. more >>

American Public University System Joins StraighterLine's Scholarship Network

February 05, 2015

StraighterLine today announced that American Public University System (APUS) students completing four or more courses with StraighterLine are now eligible to receive tuition discounts. more >>

 

Syracuse University’s Newhouse School to offer first-ever online masters degree

January 31, 2015

Starting in July, Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will offer a Master of Science in Communications completely online. more >>

Koru Raises $8M Series A Round For Its Talent Marketplace

January 29, 2015

Koru is a Seattle-based talent marketplace that helps college grads find jobs at tech companies by putting them through an intensive business program. As the company today announced, it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Maveron, with participation from new investors City Light Capital and Trilogy Equity Partners, as well as existing investors Battery Ventures and First Round.  more >>

ASU encouraging students to use new police app

January 29, 2015

The Arizona State University Police Department has launched an app for students to text in campus crime tips. LiveSafe mobile app is available to download on iPhone and Android. more >>

American University Launches Online Master of International Service (MIS) Offering

January 22, 2015

American University’s School of International Service (SIS), the largest school of international relations in the United States, today announced a new online executive degree track, Master of International Service (MIS), designed for skilled professionals working in international relations fields around the world.  more >>

More SU MBA students attend the virtual classroom

January 22, 2015

The online MBA program at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management has its biggest class ever signed up this year. Officials say it’s a reflection of a growing trend in higher education. more >>

American University’s Kogod School of Business Partners with 2U, Inc. to Launch New Online Program 

January 15, 2015

American University’s Kogod School of Business and 2U, Inc. today announced an extension of 2U’s partnership with American University that will bring Kogod’s MBA program online for the first time. more >>

The Future of Online Learning 

January 12, 2015

As 2015 brings us to the middle of the decade, we are encouraged to evaluate the gains of the last five years and speculate on the five to come.  more >>

StraighterLine and WGU Partnership Offers Adults a Faster, More Affordable Path to a College

January 12, 2015

Western Governors University (WGU) and StraighterLine, recognized leaders in making quality higher education accessible to busy adults, have enhanced their partnership to make the path to a degree even more straightforward and affordable.  more >>

2U, Inc., Enables its first Online Doctorate and Supports USC Rossier in Welcoming 60 Doctorate Students

January 12, 2015

- 2U, Inc., the leader in partnering with top-tier colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs, today announced that USC Rossier School of Education this week welcomed an inaugural class of 60 students to its new online doctorate, a Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Leadership.  more >>

U.S. News & World Report ranks UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's online MBA No. 1

January 07, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School's MBA@UNC program No. 1 in its first ranking of online MBA programs. more >>