West Virginia State University has upgraded its network infrastructure to include a 10-gigabit core switch, an advanced router, power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switches and PoE access points in an effort to support researchers and to attract and retain top-notch students, faculty and administrators.
The community college in suburban Sacramento has partnered with Hacker Lab to give students an opportunity to put to work the academic concepts they learn in their classes.
Despite the growing prominence of alternative credentials such as certificates, digital badges and endorsements, many institutions lack the strategic framework to define their value, according to higher education research and advisory firm Eduventures.
Adelphi University in New York is continuing work on a major facilities project that will eventually save the private institution $1.6 million annually on energy.
A health sciences university will be opening a new virtual reality learning center in its main library jammed with new technologies.
The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.
Pennsylvania State University has won a $2.9 million grant to develop fixed-tilt concentrating photovoltaic panel that will provide significantly more solar energy than conventional solar panels.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has received an extension from the National Science Foundation to continue operating the supercomputer known as Gordon until August 31, 2016.
Over the next year, Oral Roberts University will undergo a massive wireless revamp aimed at "academic growth and expansion.”
Researchers from MIT and Harvard University have uncovered a new cheating scheme specific to MOOCs.