Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Connecticut have developed new approaches to data caching that have been found to speed execution time for massively multicore chips by six to 15 percent and produce energy savings of 13 to 25 percent.
Northern Arizona University is rolling out the UnboundID Identity Data Platform to support nearly one million entries in its directory stores of student and employee data.
The University of Houston System is launching its first three massive open online courses, two of them targeted to high school seniors preparing for advanced placements tests and one for K-12 teachers.
The University of Wisconsin System has created a seed fund that will help commercialize ideas and technology developed at UW campuses.
The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering is collaborating with a private partner to launch an online continuing education program in March.
Students at George Brown College are using new projectors in the school's BIM lab to study construction design and digital modeling.
Kaplan University's online program will be using digital content supplied by Ingram Content Group.
Carnegie Mellon University has entered into a five-year, $10 million agreement with a private partner to research machine learning and interface technology in an effort to improve personalized user experiences.
The University of California, Los Angeles has launched a crowdfunding platform designed to help raise money for faculty and student organization projects.
Launched last October, European MOOC platform iversity.org has now reached nearly 500,000 enrollments in its 28 massive open online courses.