Industry News

Lehigh University is partnering with Zimride by Enterprise, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to launch a new transportation option – an online ride-matching service that easily connects drivers and passengers heading to the same area.

2/9/2015

In response to user testing and usage data, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, will introduce a number of enhancements to its most widely-used product lines – GVRL, InfoTrac and In Context, including the optimization for mobile devices through responsive design.

2/9/2015

Fairfield University’s Lessing Field and new Rafferty Stadium received new LED video display equipment and a custom sound system designed and manufactured by Daktronics. The new additions to each facility help enhance the game-day experience for fans and players in Fairfield, Connecticut.

2/9/2015

Sonic Foundry, a provider of video creation and management solutions, announced the University of Bristol selected Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform for lecture capture and video content management.

2/9/2015

The 2014 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium, Pearson and Tyton Partners, reveals the number of higher education students taking at least one distance education course in 2014 is up 3.7 percent from the previous year.

2/6/2015

During an event held at Utah State’s newly constructed Bioproducts Scale-Up Facility on the university’s Innovation Campus, officials announced that the new facility will enable synthetic spider silk to be produced in commercial quantities.

2/6/2015

Continuing to connect researchers to treasured historical content, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, announced several Gale Digital Collections for academic and special libraries around the world.

2/6/2015

FC USA is launching a brand, Campus Travel USA, to serve the travel needs of the higher learning academic community. FC USA’s newest business offers complete travel management and cost-containment solutions for the academic community across the country’s 2,800-plus universities and colleges.

2/5/2015

The League of American Orchestras and the University of Southern California have established a new strategic partnership to develop future orchestra leaders.

2/5/2015

Xavier University recently signed an agreement with MakerBot, a company in the desktop 3D printing industry, to bring a MakerBot Innovation Center to the university’s campus.

2/5/2015

Military veterans looking to enter the Texas workforce are eligible to receive free training at Lone Star College thanks to grants from the Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions and the Texas Department of Transportation.

2/5/2015

Amazon announced the grand opening of Amazon@Purdue, its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location, housed in the Krach Leadership Center on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.

2/4/2015

Education Growth Advisors announced that it has become Tyton Partners, an evolved advisory firm that provides investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector.

2/4/2015

Central Washington University, which enrolls more than 10,000 students across eight campuses, upgraded to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Human Capital Management 9.2 and PeopleSoft Financials 9.2, integrating the applications with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions via PeopleSoft Interaction Hub.

2/4/2015

CampusQuad, Inc., creators of a communication platform for mobile student engagement, announced the company has closed $5 million in Series A financing. The round was led by ICG Ventures Inc., an Ingram Content Group company.

2/4/2015

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