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The Future of Big Data in Higher Education

Big data is often used to show patterns and trends about humans and society. 

In the final installment of the College of Science "Humans, Data and Machines" lecture series, Vincent J. Del Casino Jr., Vice President for Academic Initiatives and Student Success, tackled how big data can be used to improve learning and its possible impact on the future of higher education. 

According to Del Casino, machine learning has increased personalization in higher education, leading...

UA Micro-Campuses a Successful Model of International Education, Says Education Dive

Expansion of international education can be tricky in today’s political climate, but the University of Arizona is one of the leading institutions that have found “new, affordable ways to expand their international footprint,” according to Education Dive.

Through its innovative “micro-campus” model and dual enrollment program, the UA provides students from all around the...

UA Takes Online Learners Inside Biosphere 2 with Free MOOC

The University of Arizona provides extraordinary, engaged student experiences and it shows in the way the University designs its curriculum.

Next month, UA Online in collaboration with Coursera, will launch “Biosphere 2 Science for the Future of Our Planet.” The massive open online course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to dive into a world of innovative science, taught by 14 leading UA scientists and led by Kevin E. Bonine, Director of Education and Outreach at...