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Big Data in Life Science Research Demands Advanced Networking, Computing Capabilities

At the Internet2 Global Summit taking place in Washington, DC April 26-30, researchers in the life sciences will meet with engineers and technology leaders in the research and education community to discuss the advancement of IT infrastructure and applications for big data.

Lynn U Implements Mobile, Searchable Access to Online Services

In an effort to improve the way students, faculty and staff connect to online resources, Florida's Lynn University is rolling out rSmart's OneCampus service discovery platform.

New Swivl Update Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

Pearson Selects Student Coding Contest Winners

Pearson has selected the winners for its second annual Student Coding Contest, which asks students to create apps designed to help others learn.



Report: Oregon Higher Ed Funding To Focus on Student Outcomes

Oregon's Higher Education Coordinating Commission has adopted a new funding model that will emphasize student outcomes rather than institutional enrollment numbers, according to a report in the Statesman Journal.

CU Boulder Launches Academic Advising Hub Online

The University of Colorado Boulder has developed a new academic advising service designed to help students stay in touch with their academic advisors, mentors and other university staff.

Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact

Online education is good for the planet and good for the student, according to a new study by sustainability scientists at Arizona State University and Dell.

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.