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University eText platforms, open-source textbooks lower cost of learning

University eText platforms, open-source textbooks lower cost of learning

By Elyssa Kaufman

January 28, 2015


Filed under News

With the rising cost of textbooks, which can cost hundreds of dollars every semester, more students are turning to e-books. Milind Basole, principal eLearning professional at CITES, serves as a manager of the University’s textbook platform project. EText is a reading platform developed on campus, bas...

Eating bugs? Truth is, you may already be

Eating bugs? Truth is, you may already be

January 26, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Bugs. Insects. Arthropods. Regardless of the terminology, these creepy, crawly critters wriggle their way into homes, end up splattered on windshields and can be found in the everyday foods people eat (within FDA standards). While many cringe at the idea of eating bugs, which is called “entomophag...