Software & Systems


University of Georgia Rolls Out New App

The app at the Athens, GA campus will do everything from letting students pay university bills to telling them where available parking spaces are and what’s for lunch at the cafeteria.

Dartmouth Engineering Expands Use of Design Software

The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College is now using design software as part of its undergraduate core curriculum, as well as for graduate and doctoral research.



Scalable Launches Ed Versions of Network Simulation Platforms

Scalable Network Technologies has launched educational versions of its latest QualNet and EXata network simulation programs.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I can summarize my impression of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet PC in a single word: "Finally!" But that wouldn't make for a very informative article. So let me explain in a bit more detail.

Arizona State Adds Safety Mobile App, Allows for Virtual Escort

The community at Arizona State University will be able to use a new mobile app that allows them to communicate with the campus police department.

Acer Debuts New Chromebox CXI Series

Acer has unveiled its latest line of devices running the Google Chrome operating system. The Acer Chromebox CXI series are compact devices that the company touts as "ideal for education."

Dassault Systèmes Unveils Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015

Dassault Systèmes has released Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015, which includes new tools and features designed to help students learn 3D design in the classroom.

East Tennessee State App Helps Students Hunt Down Parking Spots

Forget about wandering aimlessly through parking lots on campus wasting gas and time while looking for an open spot. There's an app for that — at least at East Tennessee State University, a school that takes its parking very seriously.

MIT Media Lab Debuts ScratchJr for Coding in K-2

Scratch has a new sibling. The MIT Media Lab-developed programming environment intended for children recently welcomed ScratchJr into the world of kids' coding tools.

D2L Intros Revamped Platform 'Brightspace' with Adaptive Learning

Desire2Learn is using the stage of its annual user conference, Fusion 2014, to shorten its moniker and announce a new branding for its set of education applications.