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U California San Diego Boosts Sustainable Energy Research with Private Partner

The University of California, San Diego has teamed with a private partner for work on sustainable energy technology.

Echo360 and Cengage Learning to Combine Course Materials With Engagement Tools

Echo360 and Cengage Learning are collaborating to combine textbooks and digital instructional materials with student engagement tools for the classroom.

U California San Diego Develops Sustainable Computer Science Classes for K-12

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is launching a three-year initiative to help three school districts in the region keep their computer science courses up-to-date with rapid changes in technology.

U San Francisco Adopts Online Sexual Assault Reporting Program

A California university is partnering with a non-profit organization to try out an online system specifically for use by victims of sexual assault and the campuses that need to support them.



Hyperscale Demand Helps Servers See Mild Growth in 2015

Worldwide server shipments grew 13 percent and revenue 17.9 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

Virginia Tech Begins Migration to Canvas LMS

After a yearlong evaluation of learning management options, Virginia Tech is moving to Instructure's Canvas LMS.

BPM to Hit $2.7 Billion in 2015, Driven in Part by Internet of Things

The worldwide market for business process management (BPM) software is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.4 percent over 2014, according to the information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Researchers Testing the Impact of Text Formatting on Learning

A four-year research effort at the University of California, Irvine will test out the impact of changing the formatting of text to help middle school students improve their reading and writing abilities.

Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things

Internet2 Deal Gives Free Memberships to Society of Women Engineers

Internet2 has struck a deal with the Society of Women Engineers to give up to 200 women free membership in SWE.