Industry News

ProctorU provides live student identity management and proctoring services for higher education, helping ensure the academic integrity of not only colleges and universities, but also that of their students.

12/5/2014

EvaluationKIT, a provider of enterprise online course evaluation and survey software for higher education institutions, has expanded its existing partnership with Instructure to become a premier partner.

12/5/2014

Rave Mobile Safety, a software partner for campus and public safety, announced The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed the company's acclaimed Rave Guardian App to better protect its more than 41,000 students, faculty and staff.

12/4/2014

All Fresno State students will now take an online educational course designed to inform and educate them about sexual violence.

12/4/2014

Ace Learning Company announced it has completed a Series A round of financing, led by ed-tech venture fund Rethink Education. Ace Learning enables universities to align the billions spent on content investments with educational objectives and learner outcomes.

12/4/2014

West Virginia University will receive a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative to establish the UTeach program, a teacher-training program for secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers.

12/4/2014

Rapid Insight Inc., a provider of easy to use predictive analytic and data blending software has partnered with TWGPlus of Austin, Texas, on an eBook to help higher education institutions optimize enrollment management through the use of predictive modeling.

12/3/2014

Thousands of U.S. researchers will have easy access to advanced computing tools in a new cloud environment funded by a $6.6 million National Science Foundation grant to Indiana University.

12/3/2014

Ellucian is announcing general availability of Ellucian Elevate, a user-friendly and flexible SaaS solution that helps institutions quickly grow continuing education and workforce development courses, while better tracking their profitability and viability.

12/3/2014

According to a 2013 AACU survey, more than 75 percent of employers say they want to see competency in graduates in key areas including: critical thinking, complex problem solving, written and oral communication, and applied knowledge in real-world settings.

12/2/2014

Editas Medicine, a genome editing company, announced that they have entered into an exclusive license agreement with Duke University to access intellectual property and technology related to the CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN genome editing systems.

12/2/2014

Fulfilling its promise to expand access to its professional design software in education, Autodesk, Inc. has made its design, engineering and entertainment software free to students, instructors and academic institutions worldwide.

12/2/2014

The agreement extends the ongoing PHI's HoloMonitor technology evaluation program at Northeastern to create a Holographic Imaging Cytometry Program of Excellence - an application development hub and educational resource providing training programs for scientists using time-lapse cytometry.

12/1/2014

Justin Shiffman learned the hard way that one of the challenges of applying to college is keeping track of all the deadlines. So the Highland Park native teamed up with former Microsoft technologist Jeff Allen to build an app for that called NextTier, which helps students stay on top of the dates.

12/1/2014

Shorelight Education has partnered with Florida International University to create the FIU Global First Year. The FIU Global First Year will build upon FIU's current international student programs and provide wraparound support to help international students successfully meet the academic rigors of an FIU education.

11/26/2014

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