A host of start-up companies are exploring ways to harness the enormous amount of wind energy flowing around the earth, especially at high altitudes. But as these innovators are discovering, the engineering and regulatory challenges of what is known as airborne wind power are daunting.
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Elsevier, the academic publishing giant, announced on Tuesday that it will offer a free version of one of its textbooks this fall to students who register for Circuits & Electronics, a massive open online course (MOOC) being offered by edX.
With the unveiling of its online streaming site, Oklahoma State University became the latest Big 12 school to launch its own network for video content.
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Mitt Romney said that teachers unions should not be allowed to contribute to political campaigns, because their financial backing tips the negotiation process away from the interests of students
Most high school graduates who took a college entrance exam did not have the skills to succeed in college, reports say.
In a move that could shake the agent sector, China is to launch a “permanent” student fair in Shanghai where overseas institutions can recruit Chinese students directly all year round.
The euro zone has stepped back from the brink of disaster for now, but the global economy could soon be staring into another abyss if U.S. politicians fail to head off $600 billion in
The National Collegiate Athletic Association likes to boast that athletes graduate at rates higher than non-athletes – in some cases, significantly higher.