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Sallie Mae, formally SLM Corporation, announced the creation of the SLM Student Loan EDC Repackaging Trust 2013-M1. Through this trust, Sallie Mae sold at face value $225 million of BBB-rated bonds with a 3.05-year weighted average life and a 3.5 percent coupon rate. The sale also included the entire residual interest of the trust.

6/17/2013

Academic Partnerships, one of the largest representatives of online learning in the United States and around the world, today announced that it has expanded the professional development programming available through Faculty eCommons, the social learning ecosystem developed for faculty around the world to work together and improve online education.

6/14/2013

Microsoft Gold Partner MazikGlobal unveils a comprehensive higher ed solution that accomplishes recruitment, administration, financial aid, course management and more, all integrated with the Microsoft Dynamics Platform.

6/14/2013

In response to growing concerns over shrinking education budgets and costly, restrictive licensing from some providers of creative software, Corel introduced a new Education Licensing Program that provides K12 and higher education institutions with aggressively-priced single and multi-seat options and easy-to-understand and manage licensing terms free of contracts, buy-ins or fine print.

6/14/2013

EdTech: Revolution in Education is the latest, largest and most comprehensive report on EdTech, to be released June 18, 2013, in hard copy, PDF and interactive e-book, from ASTRA and STEMconnector®. EdTech: Revolution in Education tracks how technology is disrupting, revolutionizing, and innovating education.

6/14/2013

Panasonic announced a new family of plasma displays increase collaboration and foster idea sharing by combining whiteboard-style collaborative functions with Panasonic’s renowned high definition displays to take group learning and teamwork to a new level in both classroom and business applications.

6/13/2013

ZTE Corporation, a publicly listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, announced it will demonstrate its high-efficiency terminal at Infocomm 2013, in Orlando, Florida.

6/13/2013

Ricoh Americas Corporation unveiled a new line of projection systems that uniquely rest at the edge of the table with wires, vents, and light directed away from attendees, leaving the center of the table clear for discussion.

6/13/2013

Higher education institutions leverage CRM module as a stand-alone solution or as part of the FolderWave Comprehensive Product Suite.

6/13/2013

For the 10th consecutive year, Titanium-sponsor Sonic Foundry Inc. (NAS: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, used its Mediasite platform to webcast sessions from UBTech to an online audience.

6/12/2013

A new partnership between Instructure and Panopto will enable educators and students to have one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and will enable IT administrators to have one-click integration of all courses and lectures.

6/12/2013

Getting a package in the mail is a joy for a college student, or should be. It can quickly turn into a hassle, however, with long lines at the mail center, confusion behind the counter and the all-too-frequent lost package. The university inbound package kiosk automates notification, tracking, and pickup, while reducing wait times, cost and frustration.

6/12/2013

Milwaukee School of Engineering, ranked among the top 20 Midwestern universities by U.S. News & World Report, is now using Widen for its Digital Asset Management needs. MSOE selected Widen to gain tools for organization, keyword searching, and intra-department photo sharing.

6/12/2013

With spending on public cloud backup services estimated to reach $2 billion this year, IDC highlights the need for due diligence in the selection process.

6/11/2013

The innovative upgrade kit is designed to fit into existing T8/T12 linear fluorescent fixtures – allowing end users to easily upgrade to LED. The new UR Series LED upgrade kit covers both two-feet and four-feet lengths in various lamp configurations.

6/11/2013

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