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Nursing program now uses virtual reality

Chaffey College’s nursing program has added virtual reality to its curriculum. The equipment, acquired with a $63,000 grant, has been included in the program’s fall curriculum, according to a statement on the school’s website. Chaffey College is now one of only a handful of community colleges in Southern California that …

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UCR recognized for green practices

UCR ranked among top universities

UC Riverside has been ranked among the top green universities in the United States by the Princeton Review. The school was 27th overall and ninth among public universities for “superb sustainability practices, strong foundations in sustainability education, and healthy quality of life for students on campus,” according to a statement …

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CSUSB to spend grant money on AI

Cal State University San Bernardino receives grant money

Cal State San Bernardino has received a $100,000 grant that it will use to promote artificial intelligence among undergraduate students. The funding, from the National Science Foundation, is part of a “team grant” that was also awarded to San Jose State, Cal Poly Pomona, Long Beach State and the California …

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UofR partners with Amazon

Amazon Fresh to open Murrieta store

The University of Redlands has been named a member of Amazon’s Career Choice Program. Amazon employees will now have an easier time pursuing undergraduate degrees and certificate-level courses offered by the university, according to a statement on the school’s website. Some Amazon employees may receive pre-paid tuition benefits. Courses will be …

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Report: IE universities among best in state

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Five Inland Empire universities are among the top institutions of higher learning in California by U.S. News & World Report.  UC Riverside (14), Cal State San Bernardino (25), University of Redlands (44), Cal Baptist University (61) and Loma Linda University (104) are among the state’s 128 best universities for the …

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Palm Spring says proposed campus is too small

Palm Springs affordable housing project gets state grant

College of the Desert wants to build a campus in Palm Springs, something the city has wanted for a long time. But what’s being proposed now isn’t satisfactory, according to city officials.   Palm Springs officials have responded to the College of The Desert’s latest proposal for a long-planned campus …

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