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Calculus courses today have one of the highest failure rates of any course on any campus, yet Calculus remains a core element of the ever growing STEM curriculum. Easing complex Calculus concepts for students, Triseum is unveiling the first game in a new series of immersive educational experiences for Calculus students, Variant: Limits. The Variant series gives students a new perspective on difficult Calculus topics, empowering them to learn through high quality, fun and results-driven experiences. Read more.

Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, announced a partnership with the University of Washington Tacoma for research into the use of cutting-edge machine learning methodologies to help mitigate domain name system (DNS) cybersecurity issues that affect our government, economy and daily lives. The goals of the partnership include publishing research that will benefit the cybersecurity community, developing products to help organizations prevent and remediate cybersecurity issues, and providing real-world experience to students who will enter this growing field. Read more.

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), has upgraded Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) Ethernet network to connect several locations in New Hampshire with gigabit Internet. Now, one of the fastest-growing universities in the nation has the scalable bandwidth to meet the growing demands of both physical and virtual classrooms. Read more.

KPMG has joined the Industry Affiliates Program at the Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University. The Institute develops technology to unlock the power of global data to help solve some of society’s most challenging problems, while educating the next generation of data scientists. KPMG data scientists will team with some of the world’s leading faculty and students in data science at DSI to develop innovative solutions for client challenges and promote interdisciplinary research that advances both theory and application. Read more.

Babson College has partnered with edX to launch Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought, a new online course series. A team of Babson College professors will explore topics such as startup analytics, financial accounting, customer behavior, and strategy—all through the lens of an entrepreneur who has to make critical decisions for the success of his or her business. Read more.

Crush the GMAT is dedicated to helping potential business school students apply to, study for, and pass the GMAT. The higher the score on the test, the better the business school, making it necessary for students to do as well as possible. The best way to prepare is to take a review course and that’s why Crush the GMAT is offering its scholarship program to help MBA candidates save money and time while preparing. Read more.

Laura Ascione