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Vernier Debuts Tools To Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.

Epson Giving Away Interactive Touch Projectors

Epson is hosting a contest that will award interactive LCD projectors to educators.

Xavier U Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

The Midwest has a brand new resource for 3D printing and prototyping: Ohio's Xavier University is the first in the region to open up a MakerBot Innovation Center on campus.

Sesh Mobile App Offers Peer-to-Peer Tutoring

Vanford has launched Sesh, a peer-to-peer on-demand tutoring app for iOS devices.



Report: Need for Privacy Isn't New, but the Need for Help in Sorting It out Is

Could it be that individuals can't be counted on to make the best decisions for themselves since they don't always know the tradeoffs? That's one of the suggestions in an article written by Carnegie Mellon researchers and published recently in Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Campus Technology Innovators Awards: 2 Weeks Left To Enter

There are just two weeks remaining to submit a nomination for our 11th annual awards program recognizing innovative technology projects in higher ed.

5,000 Games Produced in 48-hour Global Game Jam

A Carnegie Mellon professor required his students to participate in the Global Game Jam for their first assignment.

Gale Beefs up Historical Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has added several new digital collections featuring rare historical material for academic libraries.

Kurzweil Education Upgrades Text-to-Speech Software

Kurzweil Education is rolling out Kurzweil 1000 Version 14, the latest version of its text-to-speech software.

Lenovo To Add Student Collaboration Tools to Updated ThinkPad 11e Education Devices

Lenovo is upgrading its education-oriented ThinkPad 11e series. The company reported its ThinkPad Yoga 11e and more traditional laptop-style ThinkPad 11e models would now include software intended to improve student collaboration and productivity.