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Vanderbilt U Wins NASA's Student Launch Challenge 3 Years Running

Vanderbilt University has won NASA's Student Launch Challenge for the third year in a row.

EdX, Arizona State U Add Online Proctoring Service for Global Freshman Academy

EdX has tapped a private partner to provide remote proctoring services for its Global Freshman Academy.

Acer Debuts Short-Throw Projector with Sound Powerful Enough for an Auditorium

The new Acer S385WHne professional series projector boasts short-throw technology and 20W integrated audio — enough sound for an auditorium-sized room.

CU Boulder Adopts Open Access

The University of Colorado Boulder has gone public with its recent adoption of an open access policy.



Ricoh Debuts 7 New Projectors for Small Spaces

Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.

MIT Student App Helps Long-Term Care Residents Communicate

A small team of MIT students has worked with people at a nearby assistive living facility to create an iPad app that allows the residents to communicate their needs and emergencies with the nursing staff.

Virginia Pilots Statewide Open Textbook Initiative for Community Colleges

Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.

Smart Intros Kapp IQ Collaboration Display

Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.

edX Taps Partner To Build Out Mobile Learning Capacity

MOOC provider edX is working with a division of wireless technology company Qualcomm to sort out the educator's "mobile first" strategy.

AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.