Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Tulsa Implements Campus-Wide Enterprise WLAN

The University of Tulsa has upgraded to an enterprise-class wireless local area network, which will provide ubiquitous wireless coverage across two campuses and other distributed buildings.

University of Utah Aims to Boost Research Efforts with Data Analytics System

The Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center (PORC) at the University of Utah plans to use its new data analytics system to perform advanced data mining, queries and analyses.

Tablet Competition Heats Up: Samsung, Apple Vie for Top Spot

Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.

Georgetown U Goes Paperless To Streamline Applications

Georgetown University has gone public with its recent adoption of an online application system to replace its manual paper-based process.



Surface Pro 3 Gets 12-Inch Screen, Upgraded Processors

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its next-generation Windows-based tablet, the Surface Pro 3. The latest iteration will feature a much larger and higher-resolution screen plus the latest fourth-generation Intel Core processors.

Arkansas Tech Biz Students Explore Analytics Work in Internship Program

College of Business students at Arkansas Tech University will have the chance to pursue paid internships in the field of data analytics and data visualization.

Stanford Opens New Energy-Efficient Research Computing Center

Stanford University has opened the Stanford Research Computing Center to serve the computational needs of researchers through an energy-efficient shared facility.

U Iowa Upgrades Virtual Desktop Service

The University of Iowa is upgrading its virtual desktop service in an effort to improve speed and performance.

U Iowa Consolidates Support Units in Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology

The University of Iowa will launch a new Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the fall 2015 semester in an effort to better meet the needs of faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.

NSA Funds 'Lablets' for Security Research

The National Security Agency is funding the creation of four small laboratories on just as many campuses as part of a new initiative to support the development of programs for security research.