Industry News

Inland American Communities Group, Inc., a development, acquisition and management company dedicated to creating authentic communities in university markets across the United States, has officially rebranded to become University House Communities.

3/20/2015

EdCast, a Stanford StartX company that creates Knowledge Cloud platforms for institutions, educators, enterprises and governments worldwide to collaborate with each other, announced two technology universities in Australia have selected EdCast to offer online and mobile courses to university students and external learners worldwide.

3/20/2015

The University of Louisville Department of Medicine has launched what is believed to be the first open-access internal medicine education online community in the United States.

3/20/2015

The .College domain extension globally launched, introducing the internet to new .College web addresses that organizations and businesses across all industries can use as a platform to come together for a common purpose and common future.

3/19/2015

Thomas Jefferson University is giving its ultrasound students firsthand experience in advanced imaging technology with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aplio Series.

3/19/2015

LinkedIn’s self-service widget — where people can add qualifications to their LinkedIn profiles without actually visiting LinkedIn — will now appear on websites for colleges and universities.

3/19/2015

A collaboration between Eppendorf and Florida State University has successfully shown the feasibility of large-scale expansion of human mesenchymal stem cell using the company’s proprietary Fibra-Cel packed-bed technology.

3/18/2015

Thycotic, a provider of smart and effective privileged account management solutions for global organizations, announced that the University of Central Florida has deployed Thycotic Secret Server to securely manage privileged account passwords, restricting access to the sensitive data of its 60K students, as well as faculty, alumni and donors.

3/18/2015

Early stage investment group Charlotte Angel Fund announced a $50K investment in Upswing, an online tutoring and data analytics company focused on decreasing attrition.

3/18/2015

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources recently released the findings of its 2014-15 Faculty in Higher Education Salary Survey by Discipline, Rank and Tenure Status in Four-Year Colleges and Universities.

3/17/2015

Siemens and George Washington University announced a $30M in-kind grant of software licenses to enhance programs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and strengthen a long-standing partnership between the company and the university.

3/17/2015

To help higher education institutions enhance student engagement and retention, Oracle announced Oracle Marketing Cloud for student engagement.

3/17/2015

Interline Brands, Inc., a distributor of broad-line facilities maintenance, repair and operations products, announced the launch of a new national brand, SupplyWorks.

3/16/2015

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, announced it has been selected to design, build and finance a $20M on-campus housing project for the University of Houston-Victoria through a public-private partnership.

3/16/2015

One common annoyance for teachers and professors is students texting during class. A mobile app startup, Pocket Points is trying to change that by letting students earn rewards by not using their phones.

3/16/2015

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