Industry News

NACAS, an auxiliary and ancillary services organization serving higher education, announced a new strategic partnership with AVISIAN Publishing, experts in identification and security technology.

9/10/2014

Beloit College announced that it is now offering students a way to beat the rising cost of college tuition by joining Private College 529 PlanSM, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use.

9/10/2014

Chalk & Wire, a higher education assessment platform, announced the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is using its assessment platform and ePortfolios to effectively demonstrate student learning outcomes.

9/10/2014

The University of California, Berkeley upgraded to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 and implemented Oracle’s PeopleSoft Grants to achieve greater visibility into collections and spending. The new platform will help the university accurately prepare for continued growth in research programs.

9/9/2014

RDX Technologies Corporation, a water treatment and energy technology company, announced that a contract has been executed with Stanford University for the sale of RDX's BlueDot franchise based water treatment equipment, including RDX's patented microscreen equipment.

9/9/2014

Comcast launched Xfinity On Campus, a service that lets college students watch live TV and On Demand content on their IP-enabled devices, including, laptops, tablets and smartphones while on campus.

9/9/2014

Daktronics has recently finished the installation of two roadside displays at two Florida International University campus locations. One display has been installed at the Biscayne Bay Campus, while the other has been installed at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus.

9/8/2014

Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced that he has awarded a $500,000 prize to the College of Technology, newly redesigned as Purdue Polytechnic Institute, for a proposal to create a transdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program based on learned and demonstrated competencies.

9/8/2014

University Business and UBTech are pleased to announce that Sonic Foundry is the Titanium Sponsor of UBTech 2015, and is once again the exclusive provider of UBTech’s technology solutions for the video capture and broadcast of UBTech program sessions.

9/8/2014

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a provider of individual disability income insurance, is expanding its Student Loan Protection Rider to be available to anyone with student loan debt.

9/8/2014

InFocus Corporation released a new family of large-venue, professional installation projectors, the IN5310a series, to deliver very bright image and flexible projection options to large classrooms at a value.

9/5/2014

DataCore, a provider of software-defined storage, announced that Thunderbird School of Global Management has overcome its most pressing IT challenge–a dependence on expensive hardware–with a flexible software-defined storage architecture.

9/5/2014

As the nation’s law students get ready for the new school year, they will have a major advantage in mastering their law school classes, thanks to a new cloud-based digital casebook and study platform.

9/5/2014

Goucher College announced it will be the first college in the nation to create an application option requesting student-submitted videos as the decisive factor for admission. Beginning with applicants for the 2015-2016 academic year, students can choose not to submit transcripts, test scores and other traditional application materials.

9/5/2014

Internet2’s InCommon has enhanced its support for international research organizations through a pilot project with the Leonard E. Parker Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

9/4/2014

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