Industry News

A new organic fruit and vegetable garden planted next to a residence hall at Oregon State University is part of a shifting philosophy by housing and dining landscapers. The Food Forest, which was first created this spring next to Callahan Hall on the east side of the Corvallis campus, provides food, shade and color, as well as boundless educational opportunities.

8/3/2015

iDashboards, a developer of business intelligence dashboard solutions, announced the launch of a new academic edition that will be available to graduate level students through universities’ graduate program professors.

8/3/2015

SUNY Oswego has partnered with Designer Hardwood Flooring CNY of East Seneca Street in Oswego in a Start-Up NY project-the college's first-that holds promise for 19 new jobs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

8/3/2015

Facing a critical skills gap in data and analytics, the U.S. is hungry for graduate-level degree programs to meet snowballing demand. Capella University is stepping up, teaming with analytics leader SAS to launch a new Master of Science in Analytics degree program

8/3/2015

Helix Enable provides colleges and universities the expertise, operational resources and technology to grow and scale their enrollments across all program modalities – online, on-campus, hybrid, and CBE – combined with the flexibility to take operational services back in-house when the institution is ready, reducing their fees even more so.

7/31/2015

Inceptia, a division of NSLP, has announced that in conjunction with the 2015 NASFAA Annual Conference, the organization will donate funds to a local New Orleans nonprofit, the Youth Empowerment Project.

7/31/2015

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has launched a new Scopus module that will provide metrics for articles indexed in Scopus, an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

7/31/2015

Kent State University has selected Kuali Research as its new grant and contract management solution. Kuali and Kent State will now start the first full migration from the legacy MIT Coeus to the new Kuali Research in the cloud.

7/31/2015

Panasonic, a provider of delivering technology solutions for the education market, announced an expansion of the Panasonic Education Pricing to include higher education institutions in response to market demand.

7/30/2015

Blackboard Inc, a U.S. software company that provides learning tools for high school and university classrooms, is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at as much as $3B, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

7/30/2015

The Jefferson Education Accelerator announced the selection of teaching and learning platform Echo360 as the first company partner for JEA, which helps to evaluate and scale solutions that can make demonstrable impacts on student learning outcomes.

7/30/2015

In the latest in a series of steps to enhance the learning environment, the University of Georgia is investing $4.4M to reduce class sizes by hiring faculty and creating more than 300 new course sections.

7/30/2015

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace, to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers.

7/30/2015

Almost 270,000 Texans could be eligible to receive associate degrees for coursework they have completed through Reverse Transfer, the first national service to retroactively award the degrees to students after they transfer to a four-year university.

7/29/2015

Applications for tuition insurance can be done online, and students have to purchase it before the school term begins to be eligible for certain benefits.

7/29/2015

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