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Blackboard Unveils Cloud Version of Learn

Education technology company Blackboard has launched a cloud version of its learning management system promised during BbWorld this past summer.

Austin Community College Adds Adaptive Math Emporium

Austin Community College in Texas has unveiled its "math emporium," where students can upgrade their math skills in preparation for college-level math courses by completing a developmental math course at their own pace through an individualized online learning platform.

Oracle Collaborates with Universities for Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program

As Oracle prepares to launch its new new cloud-based student information system for higher education, Oracle Student Cloud, in 2015, it has partnered with several universities to form the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program.

Jenzabar Web Portal Adds New Enrollment and Retention Systems

Software company Jenzabar has released a new enrollment Constituent Relationship Module (CRM) to its Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS), an online portal for connecting stakeholders and providing them access to information and data.



Gates Foundation Picks Seven To Vie for $20 million Digital Courseware Investments

Seven finalists have been named by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a multi-year, multi-million dollar competition to develop digital courseware for personalized learning in higher education.

Utah Universities Acquire Spend Management Software

The University of Utah and Weber State University plan to automate their procurement processes to save money.

U Arkansas Adds Mobile Safety App

The University of Arkansas is adding a new app to its safety arsenal.

Verint Situation Management Security Platform Expanded

A company with a public safety situation management platform is expanding that with the addition of technology for access control and mobile reporting and response.

Kaltura Unveils Video Creativity Suite

Kaltura, a provider of video technology and institutional video management, has unveiled its new Video Creativity Suite.

U California Campuses Offer Virtual College Fair

High school students who are considering attending any of the University of California campuses will be able to attend a virtual college fair Thursday, October 2.