Industry News

In time for back-to-school season, AMD announced the results of its national Back-to-School Technology Usage Survey of college-bound students about their technology preferences and purchase habits.

7/14/2014

The College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State, in partnership with Tripwire, Inc ., announced that the top 25 percent of vulnerability management contributors scanned their networks nearly continuously and had an average aggregate host risk score of 2.14 using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.

7/14/2014

Nearly 500 non-tenure track faculty at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign won a major victory by forming a union, which was certified by the labor relations board. This win is part of a trend in higher education where faculties are pushing back against college administrators turning university teaching into an unstable, temporary job.

7/14/2014

Axiom EPM, a provider of cloud-based financial planning and performance management software, announced an increase in demand for its higher education performance management solutions.

7/14/2014

Purdue University had record-breaking numbers in commercialization activities highlighted by 24 startups based on Purdue intellectual property, tripling the previous year's number. This and other existing Purdue startups drew more than $20 million in publicly announced funding last year.

7/11/2014

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.

7/11/2014

Recognizing that the acquisition of communication skills impacts students’ success in college and career, Cengage Learning, a global education company, announced that it is integrating speech capture software from YouSeeU into MindTap – offering students an easier way to practice and improve their presentation skills.

7/11/2014

To provide a seamless experience for institutions and learners, Pearson announced a strategic partnership with Augusoft Lumens, the cloud-based enrollment management system designed for the unique needs of the continuing education industry.

7/11/2014

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a provider of business consulting services, announced that the company has made a strategic investment in Shorelight Holdings LLC, parent company of Shorelight Education.

7/10/2014

Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc., the designer of HoverCam document cameras and portable scanners, and Splashtop, the leader in cross-device computing and collaboration, announced a partnership allowing HoverCam document cameras to wirelessly stream live video images to any classroom tablet or device.

7/10/2014

The Association of American Universities, an association of leading public and private research universities, launched the AAU STEM Initiative Hub, a website that will both support and widen the impact of the association's initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning in STEM fields at its member institutions.

7/10/2014

ACT, the nation’s leader in college and career readiness, has acquired Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, Calif. Pacific Metrics will be owned by ACT but will remain a separate, stand-alone company.

7/10/2014

Loyola University Chicago's Center for Sustainable Urban Living showcases many of LUC’s most innovative, eco-friendly features, including natural light and views from nearly 400 large, high-performance windows from Wausau Window and Wall Systems.

7/10/2014

The 60-hour curriculum will focus on urban education and school turnaround, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach that blends theory and applied research with practice. In keeping with Xavier’s Mission, it is designed for the educator who wants to become a leader and agent of change in approaching the current challenges facing many schools.

7/9/2014

Blackboard Inc. announced the acquisition of Perceptis, an industry-leading help desk and student support services provider. Through the acquisition, Blackboard extends its capabilities to provide integrated services to support students at every step of their education pathway.

7/9/2014

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