As somebody walks down the halls of mixed-use building Welch Hall on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills, ceiling lights automatically illuminate. A few moments later, after the person has passed by, the lights dim again. The result of that little bit of intelligence built into the lighting fixtures is a dramatic reduction in energy usage.
Nearly every large organization has experienced some kind of "significant" IT security incident in the last year, such as a phishing attack, compliance policy violation or unsanctioned device or application use. These are some of the findings of a research project done by IDG Connect for ForeScout, a company that sells security products.
Oklahoma State University is upgrading its enterprise resource planning system in an effort to improve student experience and reduce operational support.
A 1,400-student university in Portland, OR is moving its administrative work to a cloud-based constituent relationship management program.
Two researchers at the University of California Irvine have been awarded $800,000 to continue their exploration of "crowdprogramming."
Northwestern University's Family Institute in Illinois is taking its counseling master's program completely online.
As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.
Southern Illinois University has adopted an Internet Protocol Address Management solution in an effort to improve network visibility, reduce the risk of error and to share administrative requirements between teams.
Could there be a cabinet post for a "czar of play" in this country's future?
The formerly named Sloan Consortium (rebranded earlier this month) has named Kathleen Ives CEO and executive director, following an interim stint in those roles. OLC is a non-profit organization focused on helping colleges and universities "launch and sustain high-quality online learning initiatives."