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U New Mexico Turns To Mobile App for Improved Safety

The University of New Mexico has deployed a mobile app in an effort to better ensure the safety of 27,000 students.

Santa Clara U Hosts Second Hack for the Homeless Event

Santa Clara University is preparing to host its second annual 24-hour Hack for the Homeless event from 10 a.m. on February 28 to 10 a.m. on March 1.

Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

Infinite Campus Unveils Free Teacher Prep Platform

Infinite Campus will launch a free platform designed to help pre-service teachers learn how to get the most out of a student information system.



Fast, Fair and Open: FCC Proclaims Internet a Utility

The Federal Communications Commission today chose to keep the Internet open. In a three-two vote split down party lines, the FCC officially reclassified broadband Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act.

New Teacher Prep Rules 'Too Stringent'

Proposed federal changes to teacher preparation requirements have generated numerous comments from education leaders and organizations, and the response isn't looking favorable — at least according to an analysis by Eduventures, a research and consulting firm that analyzes changes taking place in higher education.

Jenzabar Intros Consulting Services for Continuing Ed

Jenzabar is launching a new consulting division for continuing education and workforce development: Jenzabar Continuing Education (CE) Strategic Services.

Universities Send Research into Space by Balloon

Two universities turned to a balloon flight company to send research experiments into space. Montana State University and the University of North Florida worked with World View, a commercial operator that performs pilotless flights up to 140,000 feet.

DH2i Launches DxEnterprise Container Management for Windows Server

DH2i has released DxEnterprise, application container management software for Microsoft Windows Server mid-to-enterprise class applications and workloads.

Wearable Computer Market Will Grow 38 Percent in 2015

In a recent interview, Annette Zimmermann, research director at Gartner, shared her outlook for the wearable mobile device market in 2015 and beyond.