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UCLA Opens New Center for Global Digital Cultures

The University of California, Los Angeles has opened the UC Center for Global Digital Cultures, an academic hub for University of California scholars interested in examining the implications of digital technologies on education, politics, labor, identity and economics around the world.

Loyola U Takes Space in Chicago Digital Incubator

Loyola University Chicago has begun working with 1871, which houses 325 digital startups.

BenQ Unveils Full Line of sRGB Projectors

The new roster uses the sRGB color space — an industry standard for color accuracy and saturation in smartphones, monitors, cameras, printers and the Internet — so that users can see their work consistently whether on a phone or a projection screen.

Barracuda and Aerohive Beef up Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.



Bryant U Breaks Ground on New Academic Innovation Center

Rhode Island's Bryant University has broken ground on a new 50,000-square foot "academic innovation center" that will feature a large circular space in the center of the building with modular furniture, sliding whiteboards and places to post things.

UNESCO Report Proposes International Measures for Monitoring Ed Progress

UNESCO, the United Nations organization focused on education, science and culture, has released a proposed set of indicators to monitor education progress globally.

Jive, iTalent Partner on Higher Ed distance Learning Initiative

Communication and collaboration tool provider Jive Software has partnered with iTalent, a provider of IT consulting services, in an effort to make online learning more consistent with traditional classrooms for teachers and students.

Right-Fitting Students with Majors Increases Chances of College Success

A study from testing organization ACT asked students about their planned majors when they register for and take the ACT college admissions test.

New Lightweight VR Glasses Offer 120 Hz Refresh, 110-degree FoV

A Chinese company will begin shipping virtual reality glasses this week that weigh 4 ounces, considerably lighter than other VR offerings.

Researchers Receive Grant for Study of Virtual Schools

Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.