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U. of Dayton is latest university to get into trouble with logo redesign @insidehighered — University of Dayton officials on Tuesday denied that the institution was changing its logo, even after its first week of use led to quite a bit of mocking that it appeared to be promoting sexually transmitted disease. The new logo promotes the Dayton Flyers with a red D and three blue wings on the top left of the D.
Jul 30, 2014

"University of Dayton officials didn't expect their new logo to be associated with venereal disease."…

Carnegie Mellon U. to test Duolingo app in international admissions @insidehighered — Carnegie Mellon University is partnering with Duolingo, one of its spinoffs, to see if a 20-minute, $20 test is sufficient to prove international students' English proficiency. Duolingo, meanwhile, hopes its test can upend the market. Duolingo, a crowdsourced web translation project created by researchers in Carnegie Mellon's computer science department, spun off from the university in November 2011 to become a venture capital-backed startup.
Jul 30, 2014

Duolingo & Carnegie Mellon pose threat to TOEFL's (ETS's) English-testing dominance. ht @IvyWise