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NYU Wireless Adds New Partner for 5G Wireless Research

NYU Wireless, New York University's multidisciplinary academic research center for wireless networking theories and techniques, has partnered with SiBEAM, a developer of intelligent millimeter-wave technologies for wireless communications, to advance research in 5G wireless technologies.

NC State Libraries Adds Data Mining To Archive Usage

North Carolina State University Libraries is shifting its contractual agreements with external archive collections to include text and data mining as part of its access.

Student Financial Savvy Eroding

This year's " Money Matters on Campus" survey questioned 43,000 college students across institutions in the United States about their money practices for the third year in a row, and the results were eye-popping.

Adobe Debuts Free Multimedia App for iPad

Adobe has unveiled Slate, a new tool for iPad that allows students and teachers to produce multimedia presentations that are viewable on any platform.



New Ultra-Thin Power System Runs Under Carpet

A new power system from Steelcase transforms any carpeted floor into a power-ready space.

McGraw-Hill Education Revamps ALEKS Adaptive Learning Platform with Tablet Interface and More

McGraw-Hill Education is revamping its ALEKS adaptive learning system, introducing a new interface designed for tablets as well as a redesigned learning experience for students.

Research: Ant Defense Practices Could Kill Spam

Stanford University ant expert and Biology Professor Deborah Gordon has co-developed a model of ant behavior that could help keep spam off email servers.

Report: College Students Know When Texting Is Inappropriate, Do It Anyway

College students understand when it's inappropriate to read or send text messages, such as while sitting on the toilet or having sex, but many of them can't resist the temptation to do it anyway, according to a new study from Penn State researchers.

Report: More Students Opting To Rent Course Materials

The number of students who are choosing to rent their course materials is on the rise and their use of digital course materials is also increasing, according to a new report from OnCampus Research.

U Pittsburgh Updates Portal with OneCampus Platform

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Pittsburgh now have one-click access to campus services and information via any device.