Industry News

Thousands of U.S. researchers will have easy access to advanced computing tools in a new cloud environment funded by a $6.6 million National Science Foundation grant to Indiana University.

12/3/2014

Ellucian is announcing general availability of Ellucian Elevate, a user-friendly and flexible SaaS solution that helps institutions quickly grow continuing education and workforce development courses, while better tracking their profitability and viability.

12/3/2014

Editas Medicine, a genome editing company, announced that they have entered into an exclusive license agreement with Duke University to access intellectual property and technology related to the CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN genome editing systems.

12/2/2014

Fulfilling its promise to expand access to its professional design software in education, Autodesk, Inc. has made its design, engineering and entertainment software free to students, instructors and academic institutions worldwide.

12/2/2014

According to a 2013 AACU survey, more than 75 percent of employers say they want to see competency in graduates in key areas including: critical thinking, complex problem solving, written and oral communication, and applied knowledge in real-world settings.

12/2/2014

The agreement extends the ongoing PHI's HoloMonitor technology evaluation program at Northeastern to create a Holographic Imaging Cytometry Program of Excellence - an application development hub and educational resource providing training programs for scientists using time-lapse cytometry.

12/1/2014

Justin Shiffman learned the hard way that one of the challenges of applying to college is keeping track of all the deadlines. So the Highland Park native teamed up with former Microsoft technologist Jeff Allen to build an app for that called NextTier, which helps students stay on top of the dates.

12/1/2014

Learners can continue to acquire knowledge and build skills from thirty-thousand feet in the air. With the busiest travel season right around the corner, JetBlue announced a new set of content providers for their new onboard in-flight entertainment, Fly-FI Hub. Among the options for travelers to select from is Coursera.

11/26/2014

The University of Illinois Office of Technology Management is proud to announce that technologies created on the Urbana-Champaign campus have resulted in the foundation of three start-up companies in the first four months of fiscal year 2015.

11/26/2014

Shorelight Education has partnered with Florida International University to create the FIU Global First Year. The FIU Global First Year will build upon FIU's current international student programs and provide wraparound support to help international students successfully meet the academic rigors of an FIU education.

11/26/2014

A large majority of college-bound students (85 percent) said that digital capabilities, such as integration of technology into classrooms, virtual coursework and online classes are a top determinant in choosing which university to attend, according to a five-country survey by Accenture.

11/25/2014

EdTech Summit draws together influential minds from the education community to investigate the effects – both good and bad - of technology on higher education. Points of discussion will range from MOOCs to e-Textbooks to digital learning content to BYOD programs and flip classrooms.

11/25/2014

Fans tuning in to the Nov. 22nd CBS telecast of the 150th anniversary football game between rivals Lafayette College and Lehigh University got a glimpse of how Lafayette’s community is living connected and leading change via three thirty-second ads written and produced by Tribe Pictures.

11/25/2014

GenomOncology announced that the Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Department Of Pathology will use the company's GO Clinical WorkbenchTM to enable clinical reporting of mutations detected from NGS.

11/24/2014

Students at Regis College, a private, liberal arts institution in Weston, Massachusetts, now have the opportunity to fast-track their medical or veterinary medical education through a new combined degree program forged with St. George's University this fall.

11/24/2014

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