Industry News

In an effort to provide new and more effective ways for students to study and learn, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Flashnotes.com, an online student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced the Cengage Learning Scholar Program.

3/27/2015

Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math, launched a higher education version of their web-based math instructional system. The new version of the product is designed specifically to support students entering college who require additional foundational math skills to be ready for college-level mathematics.

3/27/2015

A new study from Indiana University suggests that gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes will not undermine women’s math performance-but instead motivate them to perform better.

3/27/2015

TERMINALFOUR, a digital engagement and web content management provider for higher education, has announced it has won eight new university clients since the launch of its latest release in December. 

3/26/2015

Longtime University of Southern California benefactors Mark and Mary Stevens have donated $50M to endow and name the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, accelerating the institute’s already dramatic progress toward solving one of biology’s most complex and important puzzles: The brain.

3/26/2015

OpenSpan Inc., a provider of desktop automation technologies that support transformation initiatives focused on driving revenue growth, customer lifetime value and operational efficiency has taken a creative approach to attracting talent from Atlanta’s landscape of institutions to scale to meet its current and future growth.

3/26/2015

Wichita State University has reached an agreement with an aerospace company. WSU, through its Wichita State Innovation Alliance Inc., has signed letters of intent with Airbus Americas to locate the company’s Wichita engineering center in a new building on the university’s Innovation Campus.

3/26/2015

Oracle announced that Boise State University, a public research institution, selected Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud (Oracle ERP Cloud) to transform core financial processes and gain new agility to advance educational opportunities.

3/26/2015

Continuing in its mission as a global provider of humanities and social science research, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, announced plans for a mass digitization program of Arabic primary sources and reference materials.

3/25/2015

DataCore, a provider of software-defined storage, announced that Colby-Sawyer College has achieved its business continuity goals, and realized significant performance and productivity gains and cost savings by using DataCore SANsymphony-V.

3/25/2015

Chalk & Wire announced the unveiling of a newly upgraded ePortfolio Connect Server to smooth accessibility and eliminate duplicate data entry between the company’s assessment platform and learning management systems.

3/25/2015

D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, an integrated learning platform, announced that Stephen F. Austin State University has selected Brightspace to help them make learning more accessible to their students and faculty.

3/25/2015

Shenandoah Valley native and James Madison University alumnus G.J. Hart and his wife, Heather, have announced a gift commitment of over $3 million to James Madison University. The Harts have designated their gift to name JMU’s School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management as the Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management.

3/24/2015

Leveraging its unique ability to bridge from the library to the classroom, Gale is integrating Gale Artemis: Primary Sources into Cengage Learning’s MindTap e-learning platform. The move brings library content directly into a student’s learning path, facilitates collaboration between librarians and faculty, drives usage of library collections and positions the library closer to the engagement taking place in the classroom.

3/24/2015

Due to tremendous growth in the eBook market, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (Penerbit USM, thereafter USM Press) tapped Data Conversion Laboratory to convert its inventory of books and academic journals to EPUB format.

3/24/2015

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