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U Montana Speeds Research with Internet2 100 Gbps Connection

The University of Montana has revved up its research network with a new 100 Gbps fiber connection to the Internet2 Network.

Campuses Compete To Reduce Power and Water Usage

In a recent conservation competition held at 125 colleges and universities, students and staff at some winning schools were able to reduce residence hall energy usage by almost 31 percent and water consumption by nearly 20 percent.

Jenzabar Launches College Readiness Survey and Analysis Tool

Jenzabar is adding another tool to its Student Success suite of technology and services for higher education.

Splashtop Debuts Mirroring360 Sender

Splashtop has added the Mirroring360 Sender to its line of screen mirroring and extended display products to support digital content sharing from computers and mobile devices to large TVs and displays.



Miami U Integrates Student Assessment System with LMS

Miami University in Oxford, OH has streamlined its student assessment process by integrating its assessment platform with its learning management system

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

Iowa State To Host Forensic Science Center of Excellence

Iowa State University and several other partner institutions will become home to a new national forensic science center of excellence, funded by a five-year, potentially $20 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Illinois State Taps Partner for Major Data Transformation Work

As part of a multi-year initiative to replace "aging technology systems and allow for easier reporting and data analysis, Illinois State University has gone public with its use of data movement software.

New Digital Signage Platform Aims To Offer More Communication Options

A consortium of companies is offering a new digital signage platform designed to improve communication and safety in both K-12 and higher education.

MIT Signs $25 Million Research Alliance with Private Partner

MIT has signed a five-year, $25 million deal with Dutch-company Royal Philips N.V. to support research initiatives in two of the company's primary areas, healthcare technology and digital lighting.