Wireless Networking

SMU's Cox School of Business

SMU's Cox School of Business Looks to the Future with Extreme Networks
 

Grove City College and HP Partner on Student and Faculty Laptop Program

Strategic plan -- leveraging leading-edge technology -- transforms campus with accessible IT environment
 

The ABCs of Mobile Marketing

Words to know in exploring this new frontier in higher education marketing

WHILE ONLY 19 PERCENT OF Americans aged 12 to 17 have ever listened to a podcast, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, many institutions have invested in academic or marketing initiatives to offer content and updates via podcasting. At the other end of the line, the possibilities for reaching and engaging the 75 percent of teens glued to their mobile phones are still mainly ignored by the majority of marketing strategists in higher education.

Digital Signage for Education

Enhancing campuswide communication with digital signage

Look around a college campus today and you will be hard pressed to find a student walking around without a cell phone, MP3 player or other wireless device. With students being more on the go and tech-savvy than ever, the days of disseminating information by posting campus news on the doors of dormitory bathroom stalls and community bulletin boards are quickly coming to a close.

Web 2.0—Bane or Boon to Campus Operations and Management?

Higher education has become an online service industry. Students submit — and colleges accept or deny — applications online. Parents pay tuition on the web. Schools post curricula and students select courses and manage their college experiences via portals. Professors publish websites listing syllabuses, assignments and office hours. Classes, tests, and research can all be conducted online. Online services are now a necessary and expected part of campus life.

Five Steps to Developing a Powerful Social Networking Strategy

Creating web communities can help you build relationships of value with your most important constituents. Here's how.
 

Wireless Windfall

Bandwidth leasing provides a win-win for universities and wireless companies.
 

Should You Twitter?

Real and effective communication, 140 characters at a time
 

What's New

Looking for higher-education technology products and services? Start here.
 

Stop, Thief!

Identity-theft threats seem to be a constant, thanks to porous networks and laid-back users. But there are some key strategies campus leaders can use to help keep the bad guys at bay.
 

“Identity theft may not be your fault, but it could be your problem,” says Dan Holden of IBM’s X-Force research group, which examines identity theft. “It’s hard for any organization to achieve a high level of prevention and control, but it’s worth the effort to try.”

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