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French School Building Education Cloud for On-Demand Campuses

A business school based in France but with a campus in China as well is working with IBM to create a "smart business school" environment. Emlyon, with sites in Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Shanghai, hopes to deliver personalized education to its students through the cloud.

Texas A&M U-Commerce Deploys Financial Aid System for Non-Traditional Students

Texas A&M University-Commerce has implemented a new financial aid management system to support its competency-based online degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program.

Grayson College Picks New Enterprise Resource Planning System

Grayson College in Denison, TX, has selected a new enterprise resource planning software in an effort to improve academic success for its 5,000 students and provide more accountability in its financial systems.

OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.



Syracuse Launches Online Master's in Communication

Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has launched a new online master's degree focused on digital trends and communications industry innovations.

Christie Debuts Small Projectors for Large Spaces

Christie has announced the H Series: two 1DLP projectors that boast 12,000 lumens and weigh in at just 52.5 pounds.

Blackboard Updates User Experience, Accessibility for Moodlerooms

Blackboard has updated Moodlerooms, its services for open source learning management system Moodle, with a new interface and improved functionality.

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Feds Warn of Risks to Sensitive Data on University Servers

The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.

BenQ Ships 84-inch 4K Interactive Touch Display

Visual display company BenQ America has begun shipping its 84-inch LED 4K ultra-high-definition flat panel display, a product intended for classrooms with hefty audio-visual budgets.

AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator

AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.