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COVID-19

Democratizing Science Education Starts with Expanded Accessibility
Even eleven months into the pandemic, universities are still trying to figure out how to attract, retain and engage students.
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Student regression is no longer just a summer issue, and we are seeing the learning losses magnified since remote learning began.
Will Palantir be the first pandemic direct listing?
Bulwark cash. That seems to be the mantra for Silicon Valley startups amid the economic uncertainty right now.
In Good Company: 50 U.S. Businesses That Stood Out During the Pandemic
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, hundreds of companies and entrepreneurs have stepped up to help. There is a sampling of them.
COVID-19 Forces Science Labs Online and in Homes
School closures during the pandemic presented a big problem for the biology faculty at Moraine Valley Community College: how students can complete lab work without access to a lab.
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While there are plenty of trackers of canceled events during the pandemic, there's one list that is missing: A list of brands who are emerging as leaders in these chaotic times.

Customer Stories

California State U Signs 23-Campus Site License for Virtual Science Labs
California State University signs licencing agreement with Labster, giving its 23 campuses access to Labster's 159 virtual laboratory simulations.
Reinventing Biology Labs During the Pandemic
During the pandemic professors who teach scientific subjects, such as biology and chemistry, have had to get particularly creative.
Colleges are experimenting with new technology. At University System of Maryland, that means virtual labs
With virtual instruction part of the conversation for another semester, colleges and universities are making changes to how things are done.
University System of Maryland Rolls Out Virtual Science Labs Across All Campuses
The University System of Maryland is working to integrate virtual science labs into its course offerings as the COVID-19 pandemic has limited the access to classrooms.
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With coronavirus still standing in the way of a normal classroom environment, Middlesex Community College announced plans to run 95% of courses online during the fall semester.
MCC’s science department to continue using virtual labs
With coronavirus still standing in the way of a normal classroom environment, Middlesex Community College announced plans to run 95% of courses online during the fall semester.
California CCs Adopt Labster for Virtual Lab Work
During the COVID-19 outbreak, California's community colleges will let students continue their science lab-based education by giving them access to virtual laboratories.
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Labster announces a partnership with California Community Colleges to incorporate its online lab simulations in biology, physics, and chemistry classes.
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The Labster partnership will provide 115 schools with 130 virtual laboratory simulations in biology, chemistry, physics and general sciences.
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Christina Zito, Ph.D. piloted the use of Labster, which has enabled her and her colleagues across the Univeristy to bring innovative learning solutions that are allowing students to continue their coursework during the pandemic.

Education Technology

Virtual Reality Makes Unique Chemical Engineering Lab Accessible from Home
Professor Ariel Chan is using virtual reality and 3D simulations to make it accessible to students who are studying from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Science Online Classrooms
Laboratory experiments introduce students to the real-life work of scientists and engineers, teach them concepts through trial and error, and show them how the theories they learn in class translate into real-world phenomena.
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Education technology may have come into its own during the pandemic. But will it remain front and center forever? Here, education and industry leaders alike offer their views on higher ed's future.
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What edtech trends will take top billing on college and university campuses in the new year?
Making Sense of 3 Edtech Extension Rounds
Edtech companies are searching for new ways to tap into a booming market.
VCs pour funding into edtech startups as COVID-19 shakes up the market
A strengthening exit market and a market shift toward edtech services has led to an explosion in venture capital investment in the sector.
Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50
The 2020 Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50 recognises and celebrates those teams based in the region who are supporting education innovation and impact.
How did Drexel Adapt Courses for Remote Teaching and Learning This Spring?
It goes without saying that this spring quarter was unlike anything anyone at Drexel University could have planned for at the beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year.

Labster News

Virtual Science Simulation Provider Labster Raises $9 Million
Labster, a provider of virtual lab simulations, has raised $9 million in a strategic growth funding round led by GGV Capital Group.
Labster, a Boston-based virtual laboratory simulations company, has raised $9 million in new funding led by GGV Capital
Labster, a provider of virtual lab simulations, has raised $9 million in a strategic growth funding round led by GGV Capital Group.
Labster lands new cash to bring its virtual reality science lab software to Asia
The global need for learning solutions beyond Zoom is precisely why Labster, a Copenhagen-based startup that helps individuals engage in STEM lab scenarios using virtual reality, is growing rapidly.
Labster Brings Virtual Laboratories — and Coronavirus Research — to K-12 Students
Labster offers scientists and students at universities including Harvard, MIT, Stanford and Berkeley the opportunity to virtually explore essential facilities and discover the process for running tests on deadly viruses.

Learning Remotely

Remotely Hands-On
This is the COVID-19 era, in which instructors who teach fundamentally hands-on courses across fields are finding ways to make remote learning work.

Videos

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Dave Graveline talks to Michael Jensen, Founder and CEO of Labster about their virtual labs to supplement in-person learning.
Cal State partners with Labster
California State University signs licensing agreement with Labster, giving its 23 campuses access to Labster's 159 virtual laboratory simulations.
Could VR help universities teach students?
Universities are preparing to reopen but not all teaching will be in-person.
Virtual lab program gaining traction
With so many students confined to remote learning because of the coronavirus pandemic, Labster's virtual lab program is gaining traction.
Bitech in Action
Through a series of virtual labs, experiments and working with real Biogen and MIT scientists, Biotech in Action fosters passion for the biotech and science industry.
Virtual Labs for California Community Colleges
California Community Colleges are working with Labster to provide thier students with access to more than 130 virtual laboratory simulations in biology, chemistry, physics, and general sciences.

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