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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.



Panorama Ed Launches Analytics Dashboard for Administrators

Over the next six weeks students from 180 American colleges and universities will be duking it out (virtually) in regional competitions to identify the top cyber-defender team.

Northern Arizona U Adopts Software-Defined Storage

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ has implemented a software-defined storage solution in an effort to improve performance of its thin clients, thick clients and virtual machines.

Ball State U Deploys Desktop Video Tools for Flipped, Distance Learning

Ball State University has gone public with its use of a desktop video creation and publishing tool to support the growth of distance and flipped learning.

Sony Math Challenge Comes to U.S. for First Time

Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.

Senate Report: Higher Ed 'Enmeshed in a Jungle of Red Tape'

A new report, Recalibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities, from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee finds that colleges and universities are "enmeshed in a jungle of red tape" as a result of policies and formal guidance or amendments to those policies produced at a rate of more than one document each work day.

Research: How Twitter Is Shaping the Common Core Debate

The continued unraveling of the Common Core makes for compelling drama — at least that's how a research project has begun presenting it.