A pan-university team will be able to continue their research into securing the national power grid with an infusion of federal funding for a project that began several years ago.
Brown University in Providence, RI recently signed the Sustainable Campus Charter. The charter pushes universities to follow sustainable practices in development, construction, and operations campus-wide and to include sustainability in its teachings.
Gefen has expanded its digital signage lineup with a new media player, a content creator, and a controller.
American University in Washington, DC is the latest university to announce its participation in a new self-reporting sustainability program launched by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the same organization that created the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment.
The University of Colorado at Boulder, which has installed solar panels on the roofs of three buildings, said it expects to produce 140,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year--enough to power 20 medium-sized houses.
Florida A&M University has signed a $2.4 million contract with Siemens to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. Work has already begun in areas such as lighting upgrades, pipe insulation, and steam trap replacements at the campus' central plant, with expected savings of at least $4.1 million.
Provo, UT-based Brigham Young University has received a donation of $110,000 worth of Brocade FastIron WS Series and Edge X Series network switches from Red Sky IT Solutions. The network switches will replace outdated equipment in the classroom labs of Fulton College of Engineering and Technology as well as within the university's network infrastructure.
Vancouver Community College has completed a deployment of Enterasys network solutions in a 60,000 square-foot health sciences educational facility on the college's main campus.
LG has revealed that it will ship its CF3D projector this May. The CF3D is a single-lens, high-definition 3D projector that was unveiled in January.
The State University of New York in Potsdam has adopted a new mail and call application from Voice Mobility International. SUNY Potsdam has migrated about 5,000 mailboxes and caller application mailboxes from its legacy Octel 250 to the Voice Mobility UCN 250. The migration required no change to the user interface.