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Educators are scouting out the informal learning spaces on their campuses—and then redesigning and reequipping them with more enticing furniture and cutting-edge devices to accommodate today’s mobile students. Watch now>>

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CountOnNews2.com
Trident Technical College is offering free tuition on dozens of classes this fall if enrolling in specific in-demand career training programs. Read more>>

Texarkana Gazette
A rate of $0.123081 per $100 of taxable property value is being proposed, which for an average $100,000 home in Bowie County would be $127.44 annually. The current tax rate is $0.118115 per $100 in taxable value. Read more>>

NJ.com
One of New Jersey’s cheapest four-year colleges just lost accreditation for a master’s degree program. Now, it’s a picking legal fight with the group that criticized its offerings. Read more>>

The New York Times
Dartmouth College and nine women who claimed they were raped, sexually assaulted or harassed by their professors said that they had reached a $14.4 million settlement, in a case that forced soul-searching in academia about the system of mentoring and promoting graduate students in the sciences. Read more>>

Community College Daily
The weekend’s violence didn’t occur at a community college, but its effect has rippled across local two-year college campuses. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

Pew Research Center
More Americans have confidence in scientists, but there are political divides over the role of scientific experts in policy issues. Read more>>

Bridge
Classes hadn’t even begun her freshman year when Lauren Schandevel learned her place in the economic pecking order at the University of Michigan. Read more>>

The New York Times
The ludicrous details set off a race among reporters to do what we in the journalism business call “folos,” or analytical pieces that illuminate the trends behind big news events. Read more>>

Industry News

EasyTransfer
EasyTransfer’s partnership with PayMyTuition will expand its low-cost, convenient, and quick cross-border tuition payment service for Chinese students studying abroad to over 140 countries world-wide. Read more>>

Wayne State University
University of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University’s ReBUILDetroit program recently received a renewal grant of more than $19 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health. Read more>>

Jenzabar, Inc
Jenzabar, Inc., a technology innovator in higher education serving the new student, announced significant enhancements to the Jenzabar SONIS Student Information System. Read more>>

Construction

Woodman Edition
Construction crews celebrated the halfway point in building the new William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center — one of four City for Champions projects that are planned for Colorado Springs. Read more>>

Sun Journal
After the jump is a bird’s-eye view of Bates College and the Bonney Science Center being built. The three-story brick and glass building is expected to open for the fall 2021 semester. Read more>>

Wyoming Public Media
Gillette College is looking to expand its campus with a new building that would provide more space for students and faculty. Read more>>