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Northern Arizona U Adopts Software-Defined Storage

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ has implemented a software-defined storage solution in an effort to improve performance of its thin clients, thick clients and virtual machines.

Sony Math Challenge Comes to U.S. for First Time

Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.

Senate Report: Higher Ed 'Enmeshed in a Jungle of Red Tape'

A new report, Recalibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities, from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee finds that colleges and universities are "enmeshed in a jungle of red tape" as a result of policies and formal guidance or amendments to those policies produced at a rate of more than one document each work day.

Research: How Twitter Is Shaping the Common Core Debate

The continued unraveling of the Common Core makes for compelling drama — at least that's how a research project has begun presenting it.



NYU-Poly Researchers Awarded DARPA Contract to Explore the Deep Web

Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are developing methods to explore hard-to-find information on the Web — both on the surface and on the deep Web, the realm not indexed by standard commercial search engines.

U Texas School of Information Partners with Iron Mountain on Information Management

The University of Texas School of Information has partnered with storage and information management company Iron Mountain in an effort to bridge the worlds of study and practice in the field of information management.

Robotic Telepresence Platform Now Features Teleportation

Revolve Robotics has announced KUBI Video 2.0, the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI robotic telepresence platform.

SkySync Added to Internet2 Net+ Portfolio

Portal Architects’ software is designed to make it easier for universities and research institutions to migrate information to storage services.

Intelitek, Robai Partner on Robots for STEM Ed

Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.

LED-Lit Robotic Garden Nurtures Kids To Code

The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming.