Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Report Sets Out To Redefine Future of MIT's Education

The Massachusetts Instute of Technology, a school renowned for its intrepid experimental nature — MIT Media Lab, D-Lab, MITx and OpenCourseware, to name a few experiments — wants to accelerate education innovation and "reimagine" its own future.

Blackboard Expands Transact Business with CardSmith Acquisition

Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, a competitor in the student debit card business.

Michigan State U Adopts Unified Discovery Service

Michigan State University has deployed a new discovery service to provide a single entry point to most of the resources in its libraries.

Montclair State U Overhauls Financial Management System

Montclair State University in New Jersey is implementing a new financial management solution with the goal of improving service for students, staff, customers and partners.



BenQ Intros Projector for BYOD

BenQ America has announced the MW665, a DLP projector designed for bring-your-own-device environments.

Promethean Debuts 6-Touch Whiteboard

Promethean has launched a new interactive whiteboard with support for up to six simultaneous touches in an effort to improve classroom activities.

Canon Unveils 6 Large Format Printers

Six recently released printers from Canon promise faster printing speeds and upgraded software, particularly for mobile and cloud applications. The new line includes two scan-to-print systems as well.

Research Seeks to Produce Communication and Networking out of Thin Air

The "Internet of Things" is taking tiny, unfettered leaps forward in a research project underway at the University of Washington.

Culver Stockton College Cuts Electricity Use with Energy Management Platform

Culver-Stockton College has deployed an energy management platform in an effort to reduce costs.

Report: Smartphone Shipments To Top 300 Million in Third Quarter

Smartphone shipments reached a single-quarter high in the second quarter of 2014 with 295.3 million shipments, an increase of 23.1 percent over the same period in 2013.