Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated
Massive Open Online Courses make education cheaper and more accessible, but some say they have potential to undermine the current profit model.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Hillsborough man finds clues in old pathways
Portrait of Tom Magnuson, 70, of Hillsborough, NC Thursday, August 14, 2014 standing in the roadbed of old Highway 10, also known as the Great Central Coast Road near Hillsborough, NC.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Santa Clara County suffers jobs slump
A job slump has emerged in Santa Clara County, which has now lost jobs for three straight months and is becoming a factor in a slowdown in the pace of job gains in the Bay Area, a state government report released Friday shows.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Finding fellowship at the
Lisa Nowlain will spend the next two years working at the Darien Library as the Harold W. McGraw Jr. Fellow.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Good news for San Jose owls
Too often the news is bad when it comes to owls, but the Western burrowing owl seems to be thriving on the bufferlands of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility.
3D IC Expands in New Dimensions at Si2
The Silicon Integration Initiative , a leading global semiconductor standards consortium, announced today that Herb Reiter is joining the team of professionals in the role of Director, 3D IC Programs.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
NBC Bay Area
SJSU Researcher Featured on Discovery Channel
File photo of a great white shark. A new shark species was recently uncovered by a San Jose State University researcher.
Student apartment tower to start construction near SJ city hall
Symphony Development has closed on a downtown San Jose development site where it will build the city's first off-campus, private apartment community designed from the ground up to appeal to San Jose State University students.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Daily Democrat
CSU campuses charging huge fees for some classes
Laura Montes, center, attends a writing workshop taught by Monica Peck at San Jose State University in San Jose in July.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY
It's a highlight of my year---plopping down in a Victorian wingback chair with a frosty beverage and basking in the brilliant badness of the winning entries in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest---"a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels."
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Piedmont Middle School welcomes new principal with new school year
Piedmont Middle School will start the 2014-15 school year with a principal who is no stranger to parents and students.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Trails & Vistas World Concert celebrates peace with music from around the world
September is art month in North Lake Tahoe and there is no better place to see creativity reign than during Trails and Vistas World Concert , an event produced in partnership with the Truckee Tahoe Peace Project.
Columbia Basin College board seat filled, then emptied same day
Gov. Jay Inslee filled the months-long vacancy on Columbia Basin College's board on Monday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Online education push continues at CSUs
One year has passed since Julie Spitzer, professor of mathematics education at San Jose State University, taught her last online course to thousands of students across the country through a partnership between SJSU and Udacity.
Batwa Challenge is coming up
Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Jose Sees An Upsurge In Health Services Jobs Over The Past Year
California finally has moved past its employment peak from 2007 and now is at a record level.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Inside Bay Area
California State University's big hidden fee
Monica Peck teaches a writing workshop course at San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Court gives new life to California high-speed rail
The 3rd District Court of Appeal on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had prevented the sale of $8.6 billion in voter-approved bonds and created uncertainty about financing of the project to link Northern and Southern California with high-speed trains.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Scotts Valley Banner
Press-Banner reporter Patricia Sousa
On Monday, July 28, the Press-Banner welcomed reporter Patricia Sousa as the newest member of the publication's news staff.
Inside Bay Area
Weekend Top 10: Art + Soul brings Pacific Mambo Orchestra to Oakland
This year, the lineup seems more old-school Oakland, with an emphasis on Bay Area blues, Latin , funk, gospel, R&B and hip-hop -- and that's a good thing.