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SkySync Added to Internet2 Net+ Portfolio

Portal Architects’ software is designed to make it easier for universities and research institutions to migrate information to storage services.

Intelitek, Robai Partner on Robots for STEM Ed

Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.

LED-Lit Robotic Garden Nurtures Kids To Code

The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming.

Cornell Launches Prototype Challenge for Engineering Students

Cornell University is collaborating with a private partner to launch a six-month entrepreneurial competition.



Penn State Teams Dominate App-Building Hackathon

Teams from Pennsylvania State University took first and second place in the first-ever Civitas Learning Student Success Hackathon.

Hobsons Acquires Starfish Retention Solutions

Hobsons has acquired Starfish Retention Solutions, a provider of higher ed student success and advising tools.

West Virginia Network Rebuilds Data Warehouse in 90 Days

A service center that delivers multiple computing facilities and network communications for most of the colleges and universities in West Virginia has rebuilt a data warehouse and dozens of reports from scratch after determining that the previous model was flawed in design and implementation.

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The Web's About To Get Faster

Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 is, at long last, a done deal.

North Carolina Central U Overhauls Administrative Platform

A new system designed and implemented by N2N Services will make a number of new features available to students and faculty.

NEF Initiates 2 Programs To Improve Digital Skills of U.S. Students and Workers

The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.