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Michigan Virtual U Revamps Professional Development Courses

Knowledge Delivery Systems will relaunch 60 courses for MVU’s LearnPort, intended to help Michigan K-12 educators meet their continuing education requirements.

Northwestern U Students Turn to In-House Crowdfunding Platform for Projects

Four Northwestern University student groups are crowdfunding to raise money for their nonprofit goals.

Biopac Update Student Lab System with Learning Objects, Curriculum Management System

Biopac Systems has updated its Biopac Student Lab (BSL) software with new hardware integrations, lessons and features.

Arizona Speeds Up Sun Corridor Network Connections to Internet2

Arizona's high-speed research and education network, Sun Corridor Network , now offers two 100 gigabit per second connections to the nationwide R&E network, Internet2.



Texas A&M U To Host Sixth Annual Summer STEM Camps

Texas A&M University's (TAMU) Aggie STEM will host four science, technology, engineering and math camps for students in middle and high school this summer.

Ellucian Adds Competency-Based Ed LMS

Ellucian is adding a competency-based education learning management system to its portfolio of higher education software and services, with the acquisition of LMS technology from Helix Education.

Social Network Launches to Help Potential Cornell Students Make Acceptance Decisions

Cornell University has created a private social network, CUontheHill, to help high school seniors who have been accepted for admission make the decision about whether to attend the Ithaca, NY school.

U Akron To Host STEM Career Day

The University of Akron will host a STEM career day featuring a challenge asking students in grades 6-12 to build a Rube Goldberg machine in competition for $15,000 in prizes.

Rice U Engineers Develop Vibrating Vest for the Deaf

A group of engineering students at Rice University and their mentors at Rice and Baylor College of Medicine are working on a vest that lets profoundly deaf people understand speech through vibrations.

Saisei Intros Net Neutrality in a Box

Saisei, a company that develops network analysis and control software, has introduced Net-Neutrality-in-a-Virtual-Box, a simplified version of its FlowCommand network performance enforcement software.