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UNC-Chapel Hill Forms Campus Partnership for Commercializing Tech Innovation

In an effort to promote commercialization of technology at the University of North Carolina, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is launching a program for entrepreneurial education and mentoring as well as supporting UNC technology-based companies.

Hypersign Updates Signage Software for Samsung Displays

Hypersign has updated its digital signage software to support Samsung's new D Series Smart Signage displays.

Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant

California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.

U Texas El Paso Expands Distance Programs for Underserved Students

The University of Texas at El Paso is launching UTEP Connect, an online education initiative designed to provide access to education for approximately 5,000 underserved students.



American University of Sharjah Deploys Campus-Wide Wi-Fi

American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.

Teradata University Network Selects Data Analytics Contest Winners

Teradata University Network has selected the winners of its first data analytics contest for higher education students.

Baylor College of Medicine Teams with High School Students on Cancer Research

Students at Dawson School are using algorithms they developed themselves to look for patterns in cancer data provided by the Baylor College of Medicine.

D2L Updates Brightspace with Game-Based Learning Service

D2L has updated its Brightspace learning management platform with improved support for end users and game-based learning.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed a security app in an effort to help protect its 41,000 students, faculty and staff.

ClearOne Intros PTZ Camera for Collaboration

ClearOne has released the UNITE PTZ Camera, a high-resolution 1080p60 video camera that can connect directly to any PC or laptop through USB 3.0.