Industry News

College students who used Cengage Learning’s MindTap personal learning experience earned better test scores than students who did not use the platform, according to a study conducted by independent research groups MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, commissioned by the company.

7/23/2014

Centrify Corporation, the leader in unified identity management across data center, cloud and mobile, announced that the University of Southern California has deployed its Centrify User Suite to extend secure remote and on-site single sign-on access to university applications and computing resources.

7/22/2014

Pearson announced a strategic partnership with 1871, Chicago’s entrepreneurial hub for digital startups. 1871 is the largest startup hub in the U.S. with more than 250 member companies at the present time.

7/22/2014

In a continued effort to accommodate the needs of a busy student population, Trident University International has recently released its first mobile application. A natural fit for the 100 percent online university, this free app is available for Apple (both iPhone and iPad) and Android devices.

7/22/2014

In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio.

7/22/2014

European aerospace giant Airbus is the latest corporate partner to sign on with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, an industry, academic and government consortium dedicated to manufacturing breakthroughs and advancements in applied research.

7/21/2014

Data Conversion Laboratory, a company that organizes and converts content into digital formats, announced its collaboration with Elsevier, a publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, as their new partner in a multi-year conversion initiative to enrich and enhance content on the Scopus database.

7/21/2014

The Society for College and University Planning, an international society of higher education administrators who are responsible for high-level planning projects on their campuses, announces its 2014-2015 board of directors.

7/21/2014

Internships.com, an internships marketplace, and General Assembly, an educational institution devoted to technology, business and design, released new survey results today on recent graduates entering the workforce and the digital and technical skills employers are looking for in the war for talent.

7/21/2014

Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing institutions with the industry's most flexible deployment model and most comprehensive set of deployment options available to date.

7/18/2014

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.

7/18/2014

To help more institutions assess readiness to implement this new model, Pearson announced a framework and assessment for Competency-Based Education that focuses on three areas of creating an effective program: Prepare, Build and Sustain.

7/18/2014

EdX and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor announced the launch of an open-platform MOOC portal designed to bridge the gap between education and employment in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world.

7/18/2014

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and CollegeWeekLive, an online enrollment solutions provider, are partnering to conduct virtual college fairs to encourage more international students to study in the U.S.

7/18/2014

The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc. architects was recently awarded multiple STEM-related projects at Providence College (R.I.), University of Mary Washington (Va.), Misericordia University (Pa.), and Sacred Heart University (Conn.).

7/17/2014

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