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U California Hosts Tech Summit
The University of California will host a summit about technology in higher education on Friday, October 24 in San Francisco.
U Baltimore Card and Access System Boosts Lockdown Ability
The University of Baltimore has adopted an access control system that uses new card readers and smart cards for its 6,500 students.
$2 Million Grant To Fund Davidson College AP Instruction Pilot
Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.
EBSCO Partners with OpenAthens for Single Sign-On
EBSCO Information Services has expanded an existing partnership with Eduserv's OpenAthens to provide users with a single sign-on tool to log into an organization's content accounts.
How Will Campus Networks Handle the Internet of Things' 26 Billion Devices?
The exponential growth of the Internet of Things will challenge college and university wireless networks with large quantities of data, security concerns, bandwidth demands and more.
Ithaca College Updates Wi-Fi
Ithaca College in New York is upgrading to an 802.11ac wireless network to provide improved bandwidth, density and coverage campus-wide, including 29 academic and administrative buildings.
E-Library of Research Materials Bulks Up Literature Collection
A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.
Educate Online Launches Competency-Based Ed Management Program
Educate Online is offering a new comprehensive product designed to provide technology and services for every aspect of competency-based education.
Moving Campus Services From the Portal to the Cloud
How many times have you heard "Our students are used to Google and Amazon… How could we ever match that here on campus?" Maybe now you can. Through a partnership with Indiana University, rSmart is offering OneCampus, a cloud-based service that gives institutions an easy way to transform older, portal-based systems into updated, cloud-based campus services that rival any online shopping experience.
Flipping the Traditional Lecture Hall
Columbia University is experimenting with the flipped classroom model in large lecture courses.
CENIC Offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service Tools
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California now offers a suite of infrastructure-as-a-service cloud services for member institutions in California's research and education community, eliminating the need to conduct local procurement processes for these services.
Radboud U Adopts New Identity Management Software for 25,000 Students
Radboud University has turned to identity management software to gain control over user access to network resources, including secure data.
Cornell U Adds Solar Farm for Energy Production, Academic Use
Cornell University has added an 11-acre solar photovoltaic installation capable of producing approximately 2 megawatts of power.
Illinois State U Updates Network To Support Classroom Tech
Illinois State University has upgraded its network to the latest 802.11ac wireless technology to support more than 30,000 mobile and wireless devices, including collaboration tools and classroom technology.
Northern Arizona U Expands Competency-Based Degree Options
Northern Arizona University has added bachelor of science options to its online, competency-based personalized learning degree offerings.
Microsoft Beefs Up Azure; Offers Cloud Platform to Ebola Researchers
Determined to set his company's cloud platform apart from the competition, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella called a press event in San Francisco to unveil several enhancements for Azure, including beefed up virtual machines and storage and a marketplace where cloud-based providers can promote their services. The company said it would also make its cloud resources available to Ebola researchers.
U Wisconsin-La Crosse Digitizes Video Archive
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has launched a multi-year project to convert its video archive from videotape to searchable digital files.
Southern Adventist U Adopts Discovery Service To Improve Access to Resources
Southern Adventist University has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to improve access to library resources.
Carnegie Mellon To Host Security Contest for Middle and High School Students
The second annual picoCTF competition dares students in grades 6-12 to "reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt or do whatever it takes" to solve computer challenges.
Universities Partner on iPad-Based Degree Program
Watson University will use Lynn University's iPad-based Dialogues of Learning curriculum for its new degree program in social entrepreneurship.
Stanford Offers Online Program in Design Thinking
The Stanford Center for Professional Development will now offer its program on design thinking and team-building via a series of interactive online videos.
Social Mobility Index Rates Colleges by a New Measure
What do universities in Montana, New Jersey and Florida have in common? They hold rankings one, two and three, respectively, in a new "social mobility" index that measures the impact an institution has on helping lower-income students enter careers that promise livable earnings.
Simpson College Adds Online PD for Teachers
Simpson College has partnered with a provider of online professional development for educators to offer 17 continuing education courses for preK-12 teachers across Iowa.
U Leeds Adds Lecture Capture to 250 Teaching Spaces
The University of Leeds has rolled out a new lecture capture platform to allow students to review lectures and access recordings of other classroom activities.
Canon Debuts WUXGA LCoS Installation Projector
Canon has added a new high-resolution, high-light-output installation projector to its REALiS line of LCoS-based projectors.
3D Printing in Higher Ed Grows; Average Contract $32,000
A company that monitors federal, state and local contracting has discovered that the expansion of 3D printing is growing in the public sector — including colleges and universities.
U Colorado To Help Fortify Defense Department Networks
Northrop Grumman, which does defense work for the United States government, has given $70,000 to the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs to support research into securing Defense Department networks.
U Nebraska Team Develops Wearable Tech Curriculum
A National Science Foundation grant will help students in Nebraska apply engineering skills to wearable technology.
Cornell Scientists Teach Upstate NY Science Teachers
As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.
UC Irvine Extension Adds 12 New Distance Courses for Recent Grads
The University of California, Irvine Extension has launched 12 new career readiness courses to be offered as four Coursera Specializations.
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