Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Pace University STEM Summer Camp Teaches App Design

After participating in a two-week coding and design camp, 16 high school students from across New York recently debuted their own mobile apps as part of a two week summer camp designed to foster coding and design skills.

Report Sets Out To Redefine Future of MIT's Education

The Massachusetts Instute of Technology, a school renowned for its intrepid experimental nature — MIT Media Lab, D-Lab, MITx and OpenCourseware, to name a few experiments — wants to accelerate education innovation and "reimagine" its own future.

Montclair State U Overhauls Financial Management System

Montclair State University in New Jersey is implementing a new financial management solution with the goal of improving service for students, staff, customers and partners.

Michigan State University Adopts e-Procurement

Michigan State University is enhancing the functionality of its Kuali Financial System with integration of a third-party purchasing service.



Blackboard Expands Transact Business with CardSmith Acquisition

Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, a competitor in the student debit card business.

Michigan State U Adopts Unified Discovery Service

Michigan State University has deployed a new discovery service to provide a single entry point to most of the resources in its libraries.

BenQ Intros Projector for BYOD

BenQ America has announced the MW665, a DLP projector designed for bring-your-own-device environments.

Promethean Debuts 6-Touch Whiteboard

Promethean has launched a new interactive whiteboard with support for up to six simultaneous touches in an effort to improve classroom activities.

Canon Unveils 6 Large Format Printers

Six recently released printers from Canon promise faster printing speeds and upgraded software, particularly for mobile and cloud applications. The new line includes two scan-to-print systems as well.

Research Seeks to Produce Communication and Networking out of Thin Air

The "Internet of Things" is taking tiny, unfettered leaps forward in a research project underway at the University of Washington.