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CU Boulder Adopts Open Access

The University of Colorado Boulder has gone public with its recent adoption of an open access policy.

Ricoh Debuts 7 New Projectors for Small Spaces

Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.

MIT Student App Helps Long-Term Care Residents Communicate

A small team of MIT students has worked with people at a nearby assistive living facility to create an iPad app that allows the residents to communicate their needs and emergencies with the nursing staff.

Virginia Pilots Statewide Open Textbook Initiative for Community Colleges

Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.



Smart Intros Kapp IQ Collaboration Display

Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.

edX Taps Partner To Build Out Mobile Learning Capacity

MOOC provider edX is working with a division of wireless technology company Qualcomm to sort out the educator's "mobile first" strategy.

AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

MIT Adds New Partner to Cybersecurity Initiative

MIT's Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, (IC)3, has added a new private partner.

How Virtualization Makes BYOD Better

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

Apps Launched for Job Seeking Students, Job Recruiters

Symplicity has introduced two new mobile apps, one for soon-to-be college graduates looking for jobs and one for recruiters interested in hiring them.