Industry News

A $400,000 cash gift will honor an authority on pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition with the creation of an endowed fund in his name at Michigan State University.

6/8/2015

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a global provider of video creation and management solutions, announced the company has signed an expanded distribution agreement with Neusoft Cloud Technology Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Neusoft Corporation, an IT solution and service provider from China.

6/5/2015

The SAT is undergoing major changes for 2016. Now, students — for free — can tap into new online study prep tools from Khan Academy, the online education nonprofit.

6/5/2015

San Diego-based National University announced the launch of the $30M Sanford Education Collaborative, a nine-school youth-teaching partnership.

6/5/2015

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced its latest commitment to ensuring that the more than 7M students enrolled in two-year institutions have access to high-quality humanities resources through the creation of a new NEH grant program for community colleges.

6/5/2015

A new $65M funding round for online course provider Udemy shows that the online education space remains hot.

6/4/2015

Daktronics has been asked by Minot State University to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display inside the MSU Dome on campus. The installation will bring an extra level of excitement and entertainment to MSU men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and wrestling in 2015.

6/4/2015

A new website developed by the University of Nebraska, in collaboration with the Nebraska State College System and Nebraska Community College Association, provides students in the state with a convenient one-stop shop for researching course transferability between Nebraska's public higher education institutions.

6/4/2015

Billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson gave $400M to Harvard University’s engineering school, the biggest donation in the college’s 379-year history. Harvard said it will rename the engineering school after Paulson and establish an endowment to benefit research, faculty development and financial aid.

6/4/2015

Saint Louis University Hospital will soon come under the ownership of SSM Health, one of the largest not-for-profit Catholic health care systems in the country.

6/3/2015

To enable greater student engagement, teaching and learning platform provider Echo360 and Cengage Learning, a global education company, have extended their partnership to combine textbooks and digital instructional materials with advanced student engagement tools for the classroom.

6/3/2015

Community Health Network and the University of Indianapolis are joining forces to establish a clinical facility on campus where students and faculty will work alongside health professionals to serve patients and clients, transforming the educational experience and bringing important resources to an underserved part of the city.

6/3/2015

wePresent, a provider of wireless presentation systems, announced that it has been awarded a one-year cooperative purchasing contract with The Interlocal Purchasing System. The company is an approved TIPS vendor, making its WiPG series of wireless presentation and interactive collaboration products available for purchase to school districts, colleges, universities and municipalities.

6/3/2015

MediaCore announced it has joined the Internet2 NET+ portfolio, enabling universities to rely on SaaS cloud-based products to deliver video learning content across campuses.

6/2/2015

University of Miami officials launch a new digital tool for identifying and predicting affordable housing needs.

6/2/2015

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