Major universities are joining Stanford, Princeton and others to expand Coursera, a venture that offers free massive open online courses, or MOCCs.
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A recent study noted that most of the 6,900 languages spoken on Earth occur in regions of high biodiversity. These findings point to a strong correlation between biological and linguistic diversity, with languages closely connected to the habitats where they are found.
Families have implemented more cost-saving strategies to cut college spending in the past academic year, choosing less expensive schools and finding more economical ways for students to attend.
With more than 400 green certification programs to choose from, sustainability managers should consider 5 tips from experts as they shape their strategy.
The sharkskin has been retired. The swim bladder, too. For London's Olympic swimmers, the watchword is more "barracuda".
China now believes the Great Wall is 13,171 miles long, more than twice the previous estimation. The new measure elicits skepticism amid territorial disputes.
Though smartphones and tablets are hailed as the hardware of the future, their present-day incarnations have some flaws.
Last week was a damning one for intercollegiate athletics, as an independent investigation revealed the extent to which senior officials of Pennsylvania State University (all of them now out of their positions) repeatedly opted not to report Jerry Sandusky to authorities, and allowed him to go on sexually assaulting boys.
Cloud computing and its data centers' vast energy demands, which are spiraling upwards every year, could open opportunities for renewables.
The University System of Georgia has added more than 5,000 employees since the start of the Great Recession, pumping up its payroll while the rest of state government eliminated 10,000 jobs