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Lynn U Expands iPad Initiative

Lynn University in Florida has expanded its iPad initiative to include all of its day undergraduate students, new MBA students and Ed.D. students.

East Tennessee State App Helps Students Hunt Down Parking Spots

Forget about wandering aimlessly through parking lots on campus wasting gas and time while looking for an open spot. There's an app for that — at least at East Tennessee State University, a school that takes its parking very seriously.

Survey: One-Third of Educational Time Spent Online

One-third of all educational time is spent online by Canadian post-secondary students, according to a new report from Intel Canada.

Research Seeks to Produce Communication and Networking out of Thin Air

The "Internet of Things" is taking tiny, unfettered leaps forward in a research project underway at the University of Washington.

Report: Smartphone Shipments To Top 300 Million in Third Quarter

Smartphone shipments reached a single-quarter high in the second quarter of 2014 with 295.3 million shipments, an increase of 23.1 percent over the same period in 2013.

U Penn Nanofab Lab Quickly Erects Admin App on Public Cloud Platform

A fabrication lab at the University of Pennsylvania turned to a cloud platform to build an application for managing the operations of a new lab in "just a few weeks."



New Wireless Network to Serve More Than 25,000 Devices Per Day at the University of Miami

Faced with a substantial increase in mobile devices within varied academic, research, residential and clinical care environments, the University of Miami and its affiliated health organization, UHealth-University of Miami Health System, are rolling out a wireless infrastructure upgrade with technology from Aruba Networks.

MIT Media Lab Debuts ScratchJr for Coding in K-2

Scratch has a new sibling. The MIT Media Lab-developed programming environment intended for children recently welcomed ScratchJr into the world of kids' coding tools.

Albion College App Teaches Chemistry Bonding

A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.

New App Reverses 'Summer Melt' To Help Students Make it to College

College Bound, a St. Louis non-profit that helps high schoolers with "under-resourced" backgrounds get into college and earn a degree, is piloting a new mobile app that nudges students at key stages to persist in their college efforts.