You are here

Technology

From UB

Montclair State University constructs School of Communication and Media

November, 2017
INTER-OPERABLE—The 4K control room, two video control rooms and three audio control rooms connect anywhere in the building where students are filming, including the urban loft apartment set, Studio B.

Montclair State partnered with the Sony Corporation to create what the New Jersey-based institution touts as the most technologically advanced broadcast and media production facility at a university.

Providers on common event planning missteps

November, 2017

Event-related providers were asked: “What type of campus event could college administrators do a better job planning?”

Event snapshot: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Presidential All-Alumni Evening and Campaign Launch

November, 2017
The Folsom library at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Date: October 13, 2017, during the annual reunion and homecoming weekend and to celebrate a new capital campaign 

Offices involved: Procurement Services partnered with the Institute Advancement Events Department and Presidential Events group, along with a cross-functional team representing groups from all over campus, including student activities, student life and public safety.

Timeline:

E-textbook programs: Who’s in charge?

November, 2017

One decision to be made in launching or expanding an e-textbook program is whether the office managing it should be on the business or the academic side.

Here are two options. 

Campus store

Since the retail manager negotiates the costs of digital course materials anyway, many institutions choose this administration model. Cornell University houses its e-textbook program in The Cornell Store.

Publishers and technology companies on successful e-textbook programs

November, 2017

What is the most important factor in ensuring an e-textbook initiative is successful, and is there anything administrators tend to miss in planning that, if handled better, would result in a more successful program?

Sponsored Content

11/6/2017

Your admissions tool options are expanding, and prospective students’ expectations continue to rise. Yet, business admissions can still be simplified down to three essentials: prioritizing brand awareness, expanding your applicant pool and minimizing administrative tasks.

11/1/2017

Community, faculty and student engagement are important components of college and university strategic and facility planning. But, many traditional methods of gauging opinion or gathering input—such as surveys or town hall meetings—are flawed and can be misleading, often being disproportionately influenced by the loudest or most negative voices.

10/18/2017

Transforming finance to meet the challenges of processing more information efficiently and turning that information into deeper insights is an organizational imperative. These transformation initiatives are also focused on minimizing non-value add work, decreasing reporting cycle time, and improving collaboration.

Attend this prerecorded webcast to learn how finance teams are turning to the cloud and digital tools to address these challenges and take their processes into the future. After this webcast, attendees will be able to:


10/12/2017

Campus safety has become increasingly complex. Higher ed leaders face the threat of serious safety incidents on their campuses every day, while changing legislative mandates only add to the complexity. Ensuring that safety training and processes are up-to-date can be challenging. As a result, many institutions are adopting more efficient processes and individualized technology solutions that improve campus safety while saving time and money.

Publication Date: 
10/2/2017
Provided by: 

This white paper explains six reasons that 3D printers should be in your library.