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Rebecca Griffiths Oct 12, 2018

A new SRI report, “Participant Perspectives and Financial Impacts: Findings from Year 2 of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative,” provides evidence that degree pathways based on Open Educational Resources (OER) can increase college affordability and provide more engaging, relevant, and well-...

Linda Shear Aug 23, 2018

Many in the education community celebrate the potential of technology to help prepare students for the future. But realizing that potential depends on how educational technology tools are used, an area in which gaps persist on average between high-poverty schools and their better-resourced peers....

May 22, 2018

The next time you come to a meeting at SRI International’s headquarters, arrive early. Linger in front of the glass-enclosed exhibit that lines the lobby’s left wall. It contains descriptions and artifacts from SRI’s storied history, arranged thematically from the 40’s to today.

Subarnarekha (Subarna) Sinha Apr 17, 2018

For more than 75 years, chemotherapy has been the standard of care for cancer treatment around the world. While this class of drugs has extended and saved many lives, chemotherapies lack the ability to specifically target cancer cells, making them less effective and more toxic than desirable.

Peter Kant Mar 8, 2018

SRI is proud to welcome all the attendees of the annual Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Mad Scientist Conference to SRI headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley. The theme of this year’s conference, “Bio Convergence and the Soldier 2050,” will address emerging and future scientific...

Kyra Caspary, Miya T Warner Feb 2, 2018

Despite rising high school graduation rates, 4.9 million young adults between the ages of 16 and 24-or 12.3 percent of U.S. youth-were neither working nor in school in 2015. There is a clear and pressing need to support students before they drop out of high school, and to reengage those who are no...

Nikhil Kalathil Oct 31, 2017

Managing Information Overload with Text Analytics

Francisco Cordova Oct 5, 2017

The Arecibo Observatory has withstood the wrath of Hurricane Maria. I am happy to say that all the staff members and their families are safe and accounted for. The staff has spent the past week performing cleanup activities as well as inspecting the physical structures and the research equipment....

Judith Fusco Kledzik, Cynthia M. D'Angelo, Patricia Schank Oct 4, 2017

In the field of education research, a core focus has been the impact of digital learning technologies in K-12 and higher education settings – and SRI’s Education Division has been at the forefront of much of that research. In particular, recent work has focused on “cyberlearning,” which takes a...

Rebecca Griffiths Aug 9, 2017

SRI recently released our first report on the Open Education Resource (OER) Degree Initiative, an effort led by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of more than 200 community colleges, to boost college access and student success.

Nahid Sidki Jul 17, 2017

While the U.S. military is laser focused on day-to-day operations, it always has an eye on the future. More specifically, on how to encourage innovation and leverage technologies, products and approaches that can better ensure mission success.

Lauren Cassidy Jul 5, 2017

Imagine being a new teacher, thrust into your first classroom and given sole responsibility for managing the students, planning and executing the lessons, and assessing student learning. Imagine your first teaching experience being in a school with high teacher turnover, high student mobility, and...