Higher-Education Technology News

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


5 Colleges and Universities Awarded NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund

Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.

Atlantis Ships ILIO USX Software-Defined Storage

Atlantis Computing, a developer of software-defined storage solutions, has released Atlantis ILIO USX (unified software-defined storage), which is designed for virtualized server workloads.

New Ruckus SPoT Brings Location-Aware Services Indoors

Wireless infrastructure provider Ruckus Wireless today unveiled Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology, or SPoT, cloud-based location-aware tech that allows organizations to deliver location-based services over Ruckus Smart WiFi.

Gainful Employment: New Priorities for U.S. Higher Education IT Departments

While IT was never invited to the policy table during Gainful Employment negotiations, administrative IT departments at most institutions — but particularly those at community colleges and for-profit colleges — will bear responsibility under new regulations proposed by the United States Department of Education.



U Colorado Boulder Students Launch Co-Working Space

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder will launch a co-working space in an effort to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship and connect students with area businesses.

Fidelis Debuts Personalized Learning Platform

A new online learning platform aims to put the student in the driver's seat of his or her own education.

University of Leeds Plans to Capture 50,000 Hours of Video Annually With Mediasite

The University of Leeds in the United Kingdom is deploying Sonic Foundry's Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform for lecture capture and multimedia management.

High Intensity Camp Boots Students Ahead in Math

A community college in central Pennsylvania has seen great success with a blended model boot camp for developmental math.

GitHub Launches Education Service with Free Classroom Accounts

GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.

Yammer Enterprise Coming to Microsoft Office 365 Education Plans

Microsoft is offering Yammer Enterprise as part of all Office 365 Education plans at no additional cost beginning April 1. Current customers can use Yammer Basic immediately.