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Colleges Grapple With Teaching the Technology and Ethics of A.I.

Colleges Grapple With Teaching the Technology and Ethics of A.I.

PITTSBURGH — About 18 months ago, Shawn Blanton, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, met with some of his graduate students to redesign his course on artificial intelligence. “We...

More Colleges Are Playing the Long Game

More Colleges Are Playing the Long Game

On a typical weekday, up to 10 tour groups may traipse through Colgate University’s new Benton Hall, the home of the Center for Career Services, which is on the main academic quad. “Again, and...

Programmed for Success

Programmed for Success

If you’re an 18-year-old student with no children, two college-educated parents and only one task over the next four years — to get a degree — it might not be that difficult to navigate...

Video Games Are a Waste of Time? Not for Those With E-sports Scholarships

Video Games Are a Waste of Time? Not for Those With E-sports Scholarships

Behind a glass partition at the Microsoft store at the Roosevelt Field Mall on Long Island, 10 teenage boys settled into seats in a rectangular formation. Each sat behind a laptop computer, ears warmed...

Young Makers Take Action and Tackle Problems

Young Makers Take Action and Tackle Problems

Sika Attikesse, 16, robotics Sika is a student in the Bridging the Gap/STEP program at New York City College of Technology (part of the City University of New York), a free program funded by...

Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps

Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps

Three months after a terrorist attack in Afghanistan left Jeremy Haynes a paraplegic, he met with a psychologist from the Department of Veterans Affairs. “He asked me what I wanted to do with my...