Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


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.

AMX Debuts Mobile Screen Sharing Platform

AMX has introduced a suite of collaboration technologies, including screen mirroring from mobile devices and new control pads.

Kaltura Unveils Video Creativity Suite

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

U Wisconsin Adopts 100Gb Packet Filtering

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has gone public with its choice of switch technology to perform packet filtering and traffic aggregation on its research network.



UC San Diego Increasing Energy Capacity of Microgrid

The University of California, San Diego will be installing a battery-based energy storage system on campus as the newest addition to its microgrid.

Submissions Open for Canvas Grants

Instructure will award $100,000 in grants to projects that demonstrate "lossless learning."

SAP To Co-Design New Cloud SIS with College Customers

SAP is planning a massive retooling of its software used in higher education and it intends to work closely with its institutional customers — such as the University of Kentucky (UK) — to drive those development efforts.

iPad Declines as Samsung, Lenovo Tablets Push Forward

Shipments of Apple's iPad have fallen off 13 percent so far this year. Meanwhile, according to a new report, Samsung's tablet shipments have increased 26 percent in the first half of 2014.

College of New Rochelle Receives STEM Education Grant

The United States Department of Education has awarded the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY a $10 million grant to fund its collaborative learning program for science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

Partnership To Provide Colleges New Enrollment System, Online Course Offerings

Two online learning companies are joining in partnership to provide colleges and universities with a turnkey package for offering online courses.