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Ontario Online Will Expand Access to Courses for Province's Students

Plans are moving ahead for Ontario Online to become available to almost all of the province's college students in fall 2015.

Keiser U Implements Expands Desktop Virtualization in Computer Labs

Keiser University, a private institution in Florida, has expanded its implementation of virtual desktops in its computer labs.

Stanford Takes New Executive Innovation Training Program Online

Stanford University, which has long been in the business of training industry leaders, is offering a new online model for its executive learning programs.

Northwest Nazarene Goes to Cloud To Manage Enrollment Growth

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID, will phase in a new cloud-based constituent relationship management system (CRM) to help with its fast-moving enrollment growth.



BenQ Rolls Out Dual-Side, Bar-Type and Transparent Digital Signage Displays

BenQ America is shipping 10 new digital signage models that provide flexibility for narrow spaces, interactivity and front-and-back imaging capabilities.

Online Learning Consortium To Host Distance Learning Discussions

The Online Learning Consortium will host a series of Google Hangouts next week, November 10-14, in honor of National Distance Learning Week.

Cornell Proposes 10-Acre Solar Farm

Cornell University plans to build its second large-scale solar farm, this one on university property in Seneca, NY, to provide electricity for its New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY.

U Minnesota Sues Wireless Leaders for 4G LTE Patent Infringement

The University of Minnesota is suing the four largest wireless service providers in this country, accusing them of infringing on several university patents.

Brocade Adds New Scale-Out Solutions and SDN Support

Brocade, a networking provider for data centers, has introduced a new distributed chassis solution based on the Brocade ICX 7750; a new enterprise campus stackable switch, the Brocade ICX 7450; and support for OpenFlow 1.3 for software-defined networking (SDN) applications.

Classroom Tech, Professional Development Top List of Faculty Concerns

When social media-using faculty were asked to cite their biggest concerns for education, what topped the list were technology in the classroom and professional development.