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Canvas Integrates AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

Rochester Institute of Tech Receives Grant for STEM Equity and Assistive Tech

An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Enterprise Wireless Shows Signs of Slowing in 2015

Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Streamlines Grants Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology is moving its paper-based research and grants management system to the cloud.



EdX To Host Linux Systems Certification Course

The Linux Foundation and edX are partnering to offer an online course designed to help people become Linux systems administrators.

U California San Diego Boosts Sustainable Energy Research with Private Partner

The University of California, San Diego has teamed with a private partner for work on sustainable energy technology.

U California San Diego Develops Sustainable Computer Science Classes for K-12

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is launching a three-year initiative to help three school districts in the region keep their computer science courses up-to-date with rapid changes in technology.

Echo360 and Cengage Learning to Combine Course Materials With Engagement Tools

Echo360 and Cengage Learning are collaborating to combine textbooks and digital instructional materials with student engagement tools for the classroom.

U San Francisco Adopts Online Sexual Assault Reporting Program

A California university is partnering with a non-profit organization to try out an online system specifically for use by victims of sexual assault and the campuses that need to support them.

Virginia Tech Begins Migration to Canvas LMS

After a yearlong evaluation of learning management options, Virginia Tech is moving to Instructure's Canvas LMS.