At Oral Roberts U., smartwatches provide an entry into the ‘internet of things’

Submitted by Carl Straumsheim on April 1, 2015 – 3:00am Online students at Oral Roberts University have a new item to add to their college shopping lists: a smartwatch. O.R.U. is one of few institutions piloting wearable technology [1] this spring, requiring all new online students to purchase a smartwatch. The experiment, which began in January, …Continue reading »

Some college leaders are responding quickly to racist and sexist incidents

Submitted by Jake New on April 1, 2015 – 3:00am This article contains explicit and potentially offensive terms that are essential to reporting on this situation. Last month, a prisoner serving time at a federal penitentiary in Lewisburg, Penn., was listening to a local radio broadcast when the speakers spat out a string of racist …Continue reading »

Foreign students add to campus attraction – Research

David Jobbins 27 March 2015 University World News Global Edition Issue 360 Would-be university students recognise the potential educational benefits of studying alongside international students even before they embark on their higher education, research from an independent UK think tank suggests. Would-be university students recognise the potential educational benefits of studying alongside international students even …Continue reading »