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Software Solution Identifies Skills Gaps in the Workplace
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Software Solution Identifies Skills Gaps in the Workplace

Training employees to do their jobs effectively is something many companies would like to – and need to – improve. Now European researchers are developing software...

A Portrait of STEM Majors
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A Portrait of STEM Majors

A new report from the U.S. Education Department delves into how young students fare when they pursue science and technology degrees in college. The report, "Students...

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­.s. Government Soliciting Broadband Experts

The Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking industry experts to evaluate grant proposals for its $4...

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Semantic Technologies Could Link ­p ­k Learning

The United Kingdom should use Semantic Web technologies to link up its education system, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Southampton's...

Summer Program Opens High-Tech World to Deaf Students
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Summer Program Opens High-Tech World to Deaf Students

The University of Washington's (UW's) Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims to diversity...

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New It Job: Virtual Infrastructure Architect

According to Forrester Research, the position of virtual infrastructure architect is one of the most important new job categories emerging within the IT workforce...

Chicago Program Targets 12th Grade Science and Math For College Success
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Chicago Program Targets 12th Grade Science and Math For College Success

A $5 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to five Chicago area universities and the Chicago Public Schools will train high school teacher leaders on...

Engineering Labs Going Online as Part of Remote Controlled Learning Program
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Engineering Labs Going Online as Part of Remote Controlled Learning Program

Montana State University (MSU) computer engineering students will soon be able to control laboratory equipment through their home computers. A two-year, $148,000...

Mentornet Provides Success and Service
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Mentornet Provides Success and Service

Michigan Technological University's (MTU's) MentorNet program matches students and new educators with mentors in either educational or professional positions to...

A Contest to Train Cyber Combatants
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A Contest to Train Cyber Combatants

A consortium that includes the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the SANS Institute, and the U.S. Department of Defense aims to cultivate a new generation...

Government Is Falling Behind on Cybersecurity, Report Finds
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Government Is Falling Behind on Cybersecurity, Report Finds

A report released by the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton has found that the U.S. federal government is falling behind in its efforts to protect...

Mobile Computing Task Force: Making the Way For Mobile Learning
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Mobile Computing Task Force: Making the Way For Mobile Learning

"I am helping to change the classroom." That's what Mike Dickson told his grandmother during a telephone conversation when she asked what he did for a living. Dickson...

College Class of 2009 Holds Ground With Average Starting Salary Offer
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College Class of 2009 Holds Ground With Average Starting Salary Offer

Despite instability in the overall job market, the college class of 2009 held its ground with its overall average starting salary offer, according to a new report...

Is Social Networking a Career Safety Net?
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Is Social Networking a Career Safety Net?

Creating and maintaining a large social network of professional contacts can be a safety net during lean economic times. During a recession, jobs are typically...

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It Job Market Improving, Gradually

Sparked by the Obama Administration's interest in healthcare and cyber-security, the long-term employment trend appears to favor robust growth in the IT market....

Seeking Advice on Women in Science
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Seeking Advice on Women in Science

A hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Science Education concluded that while the scientific and engineering...

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Educating Our Own Computer Hackers

The recent wave of cyber-attacks on American and South Korean Web sites raises a new kind of security issue: Do we have enough brainpower in the pipeline to counter...

The 'flat' World Is 'open': How Technology Is Changing Education
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The 'flat' World Is 'open': How Technology Is Changing Education

A new book by an Indiana University School of Education professor takes a comprehensive look at how Web technology is changing worldwide education. "The World is...

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Social Networking Helping Women Turn on to Tech

A new report from Orange Labs suggests that technology will play a key role in drawing more women to careers in information technology. The report, "Her Code:...

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DAC Workshops Focus on Design Techniques, Careers, Emerging EDA Apps

ACM's 46th Design Automation Conference (DAC) will give industry professionals an opportunity to learn more about front- and back-end design issues and to participate...
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