Carl Straumsheim

Carl Straumsheim, Technology Correspondent, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2013. He got his start in journalism as a video game blogger for Norway's third largest paper, Dagbladet, at age 15, and has since dabbled in media criticism, investigative reporting and political coverage. Straumsheim (pronounced STROMS-hyme) boasts that he once received a perfect score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, which enabled him to pursue a bachelor's degree in English from LaGrange College and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park.

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May 8, 2015
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, which supports Ph.D. students in the biological, engineering and physical sciences, has named Carnegie Mellon University's Robbee Baker Kosak its next president. Kosak, who previously served as vice president of university advancement at Carnegie Mellon, is the first woman to lead the foundation. She succeeds Jay Davis, who will step down on June 8.
May 7, 2015
Lynn U organizes its faculty-created textbook initiative into a digital press. But can a university press survive on Apple's electronic textbooks alone? 
May 7, 2015
Transform CSCU 2020, the plan to reform Connecticut’s regional universities and community colleges, is being slowed down after relentless criticism from faculty members at the 17 colleges and universities in the system, The Hartford Courant reported.
May 5, 2015
U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partners with massive open online course provider Coursera to launch a low-cost online M.B.A.
April 30, 2015
Both individual scholars and departments are responsible for bringing digital scholarship into the mainstream, according to draft guidelines for evaluating such work published by the American Historical Association.
April 29, 2015
Arizona State University’s contract with edX shows that the university and
April 29, 2015
U of Southern California becomes the latest institution to launch an online M.B.A. program, joining what program directors describe as a market in an “experimental phase.”
April 28, 2015
At a conference for women in gaming, speakers debate the role of academics in understanding movements such as Gamergate and the harassment some scholars face.
April 24, 2015
Arizona State U's accreditor has yet to review the institution's "MOOCs for credit" initiative. Experts are unsure what such a review might bring.
April 23, 2015
Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year's worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.


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