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Federal Grants Aim To Improve Efficiencies in Solar Energy

The United States Department of Energy recently awarded $14 million to 10 research institutions as part of its "SunShot" program, which aims to make solar energy as cost-competitive as traditional energy sources before the end of this decade.

Ithaca College Updates Wi-Fi

Ithaca College in New York is upgrading to an 802.11ac wireless network to provide improved bandwidth, density and coverage campus-wide, including 29 academic and administrative buildings.

$2 Million Grant To Fund Davidson College AP Instruction Pilot

Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.

EBSCO Partners with OpenAthens for Single Sign-On

EBSCO Information Services has expanded an existing partnership with Eduserv's OpenAthens to provide users with a single sign-on tool to log into an organization's content accounts.



U California Hosts Tech Summit

The University of California will host a summit about technology in higher education on Friday, October 24 in San Francisco.

U Baltimore Card and Access System Boosts Lockdown Ability

The University of Baltimore has adopted an access control system that uses new card readers and smart cards for its 6,500 students.

Educate Online Launches Competency-Based Ed Management Program

Educate Online is offering a new comprehensive product designed to provide technology and services for every aspect of competency-based education.

Radboud U Adopts New Identity Management Software for 25,000 Students

Radboud University has turned to identity management software to gain control over user access to network resources, including secure data.

E-Library of Research Materials Bulks Up Literature Collection

A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.

CENIC Offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service Tools

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California now offers a suite of infrastructure-as-a-service cloud services for member institutions in California's research and education community, eliminating the need to conduct local procurement processes for these services.