Higher-Education Technology News

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


William Paterson University of New Jersey Adopts LAN-TV

Students at William Paterson University of New Jersey have a new way to watch their favorite television shows, online, without draining campus bandwidth.

EFI Announces New Cloud Printing and Management Features

EFI has expanded its PrintMe cloud printing solution to include new apps and drivers, more locations to print and additional language support.

Rollins College Tackles Network Security Issues With NAC Rollout

Rollins College successfully combated a recent spear phishing attack, thanks to its new network access control system.

Crowdsourcing RNA Design Beats Doing It by Computer

An "Internet-scale citizen science game" is helping scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and Seoul National University better understand the design rules for creating RNA structures.



Arkansas Community College Students Help Campus Install Emergency Call Boxes

A community college in Arkansas has given a group of its students the chance to gain experience with an on-campus project to put up new emergency call boxes. The work took place at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and saved the institution "thousands of dollars."

Texas A&M System Building Up HPC and Supercomputing in IBM Deal

The Texas A&M University System is engaging with IBM in a wide-ranging agreement that expands the use of IBM technologies by the institution and could station IBM people on campus to work with university researchers.

Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS

This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.

Taskstream Adds LMS Integration

New Enterprise Data Hub feature integrates Taskstream with Blackboard and Moodle systems.

Epson Rolls Out Interactive Touch Projector

Epson has launched seven new projectors for education, including three LCD-based interactive projectors (one of which supports pen-free interactivity) and four ultra-short-throw models.

Science and Engineering Doctorates for Women 'Increasing Rapidly'

Over the last 10 years, the number of doctorates in physical sciences and engineering awarded to women by American universities has grown by nearly two-thirds. However, according to the latest data available, women still account for only 30 percent of doctorates in physical sciences and engineering.