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Monday, May 7, 2012
eCampus News This Week: May 7, 2012
May 07, 2012
this week's top news: A small California college has bolstered women's
representation in computer sciences, but the tech industry bias persists;
MIT and Harvard have joined forces to offer free online courses aimed at
attracting online learners around the world; and the University of Kentucky
has reached a new level of social media engagement, thanks to their sport
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