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Modular Fiber Interface for Camera Systems Suits Legacy Locations

A United Kingdom-based company has launched a new interface specifically for delivering fiber connectivity to compact and remote high-definition pan/tilt cameras in locations where updating cabling is difficult.

U Oklahoma Libraries Launches Navigation App

Patrons at the University of Oklahoma Libraries can now navigate the system's collections, exhibits and campus landmarks via smartphone.

MIT Selects MITx Grant Program Recipients

The Office of Digital Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has selected eight projects to receive funding through the first MITx Grant Program.

HBX Intros HBX Live Virtual Classroom

Harvard Business School's HBX digital learning initiative today launched a virtual classroom designed to reproduce the intimacy and synchronous interaction of the case method in a digital environment.

Adobe Updates Captivate and Debuts LMS

Adobe has entered the learning management system market with the introduction of Adobe Captivate Prime. The company has also released an updated version of Captivate, its e-learning authoring tool.

NASA Selects Winners for Minority University Research and Education Project Grants

NASA has selected five higher education institutions to share in $6 million as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project, an initiative that aims to provide educator training and expand science, technology, engineering and math course offerings.

Capella Works With SAS on Online Data Analytics Degree

Capella University has introduced a new master of science degree focused on data analytics, developed with curriculum input from analytics software company SAS Institute.

Report: Few Parents of College-Bound Students Aware of Upcoming SAT Changes

With changes to the SAT set to take effect in March 2016, 85 percent of parents with college-bound children are still unaware of the coming update, according to a new survey from Kaplan Test Prep.

Box Ramps Up Reach into Higher Ed

Several institutions have signed on as new customers for Box, which provides content collaboration through cloud storage.

Stanford Offers New Online Course in Genomics

The Stanford Center for Professional Development has launched a new online course dealing with genomics and genetics.