Industry News

Thomas Jefferson University is giving its ultrasound students firsthand experience in advanced imaging technology with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aplio Series.

3/19/2015

A collaboration between Eppendorf and Florida State University has successfully shown the feasibility of large-scale expansion of human mesenchymal stem cell using the company’s proprietary Fibra-Cel packed-bed technology.

3/18/2015

Thycotic, a provider of smart and effective privileged account management solutions for global organizations, announced that the University of Central Florida has deployed Thycotic Secret Server to securely manage privileged account passwords, restricting access to the sensitive data of its 60K students, as well as faculty, alumni and donors.

3/18/2015

Early stage investment group Charlotte Angel Fund announced a $50K investment in Upswing, an online tutoring and data analytics company focused on decreasing attrition.

3/18/2015

To help higher education institutions enhance student engagement and retention, Oracle announced Oracle Marketing Cloud for student engagement.

3/17/2015

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources recently released the findings of its 2014-15 Faculty in Higher Education Salary Survey by Discipline, Rank and Tenure Status in Four-Year Colleges and Universities.

3/17/2015

Siemens and George Washington University announced a $30M in-kind grant of software licenses to enhance programs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and strengthen a long-standing partnership between the company and the university.

3/17/2015

One common annoyance for teachers and professors is students texting during class. A mobile app startup, Pocket Points is trying to change that by letting students earn rewards by not using their phones.

3/16/2015

Interline Brands, Inc., a distributor of broad-line facilities maintenance, repair and operations products, announced the launch of a new national brand, SupplyWorks.

3/16/2015

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, announced it has been selected to design, build and finance a $20M on-campus housing project for the University of Houston-Victoria through a public-private partnership.

3/16/2015

Pearson has released the MyLab & Mastering Business and IT Efficacy Report for 2015, which highlights MyLab & Mastering’s impact on teaching, learning and retention.

3/13/2015

The University of Maryland partnered with rSmart and Internet2 to provide access to approximately 130 campus services in one location, from any computer or mobile device.

3/13/2015

Tyton Partners released findings from a national survey of postsecondary faculty that reveals the current state of courseware adoption, as well as insight into barriers to adoption at their institutions and faculty satisfaction.

3/13/2015

The Consortium for School Networking and the Data Quality Campaign released 10 principles for protecting and guiding the use of the personal information of students.

3/13/2015

American College of Healthcare Sciences, a provider of holistic health distance education programs, has joined the national State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements initiative through the state of Oregon, an interstate partnership that expands student access to online education.

3/12/2015

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