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What Does Privacy 'Look' Like? Carnegie Mellon Project Seeks Drawings

"It's a fascinating view into what people think about privacy," said project lead Lorri Cranor. "With the little kids, you can see doors, bedrooms and pulling the blankets over their heads." Teens and adults show more concern about government surveillance and overexposure on social networks.

Competition for High School, College Coders Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.

Washington State U Deploys Optical LAN for Campus Housing

Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.

Feds Call for Comments on 'Safe Student Account Scorecard'

The University of California is already on board with the proposal, aimed at identifying "good financial practices and [shining] light on practices and services that financially harm students."



ViewSonic Launches Projector Series with Multiple 'Smart' Features

ViewSonic introduces its new LightStream series of "smart" projectors.

U San Diego Tightens Access to Privileged Passwords

The University of San Diego has gone public with its adoption of a service that standardizes how it protects "privileged" passwords — those used by members of the IT organization, for example, in network administration operations.

Demographic Trends: Flow of International Students Growing from East to West

Five countries host nearly half of students heading to another country for their education, and, according to a new analysis, students from just three countries make up more than half of the population of those studying abroad.

Lane College Implements Unified ERP System

Lane College in Jackson, TN has implemented a new enterprise resource planning system to help automate processes and improve registration and admissions services.

Casio Launches New Lampless Projector

Casio has introduced a new lampless projector it says will reduce the cost of use to educators.

Educause Names New President and CEO

Educause has named John O'Brien as its next president and CEO, beginning June 1. O'Brien succeeds Diana Oblinger, who is retiring in May after leading the higher education technology association for 10 years (first as a vice president, then as president).