Industry News

The University of Nevada School of Medicine and Aurora Diagnostics, an independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology, announced a new educational and clinical affiliation.

7/1/2015

Built with SAS data visualization software, the interactive online tool enables citizens to analyze and display data on the University of North Carolina system’s efforts to prepare more and higher-quality teachers and school leaders for the state’s public schools.

7/1/2015

The University of California Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7M grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program that transforms graduate education by streamlining the time to degree, providing full funding throughout the degree program, and establishing a teaching and research position of up to two years for all candidates who complete their dissertation in five years.

7/1/2015

Talented sophomores, juniors and seniors embarking on animation studies – en route to a career in the field-can look to new support from the industry’s largest professional organization. ASIFA Hollywood, a 3,000-member chapter of ASIFA International, has begun to channel a stream of dedicated scholarship funds to animation students regionally and nationally.

7/1/2015

TE Connectivity, a provider of connectivity, announced that Clark College in southwestern Washington has upgraded its campus-wide broadband infrastructure with TE fiber solutions. The college moved from 1-gigabit to 10-gigabit fiber with the potential for upgrades to faster speeds over time.

6/30/2015

Cirrus Aircraft announced a partnership with the Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology to add SR20 trainer aircraft to its training fleet.

6/30/2015

Temple University's Institute for Business and Information Technology and Lockheed Martin are joining forces to help solve the cyber talent crisis that faces the country. This fall they will host a National Cyber Analyst Challenge designed to encourage and support the best students currently pursuing cyber related degrees in the top cyber programs in the nation.

6/30/2015

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, announced Southern Cross University in Australia has expanded its Mediasite deployment campus-wide.

6/30/2015

The presidents and trustees of The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music have been exploring the benefits of an affiliation. Earlier this month, the governing boards voted unanimously to approve the memorandum of understanding, which calls for a broad-based, summer-long process of discussion and planning with stakeholders.

6/29/2015

Clif Bar & Company and Organic Valley named the University of Wisconsin-Madison as the recipient of the nation’s first endowed chair focused on plant breeding for organic crops. The endowment, to be funded in perpetuity with a $1M gift from the companies and matched by a $1M gift from UW graduates John and Tashia Morgridge, will fund research to develop crop varieties adapted to organic systems.

6/29/2015

Florida Power & Light Company and Florida International University announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL’s 4.8M customers and serve as a research operation.

6/29/2015

Squadron Officer College and Auburn University's college of education took a symbolic step toward forming a new partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding.

6/29/2015

AcademicWorks announced several enhancements to its comprehensive scholarship management solution, offering greater flexibility to accommodate departmental awarding practices, while improving campus-wide oversight, compliance and utilization of scholarship funds.

6/26/2015

Late last year the University of Cincinnati signed a partnership with the State of Ohio Computer Center for shared IT services. The deal gave the university access to the SOCC for secure hosting of and reliable backups for massive amounts of data, and warp speed business continuity in case of local outages – core systems could be up in moments, not hours.

6/26/2015

Metropolitan Community College joined a new, collaborative partnership REACH, dedicated to developing and growing the capacity and capabilities of small and emerging businesses in the Omaha area and throughout the region.

6/26/2015

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