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DeVry Deploys Equella for Content Development

DeVry, parent company of DeVry University and several other for-profit career training institutes, has chosen digital repository Equella for its system-wide curriculum content development.

Johns Hopkins Taps Localist Platform for 'Social Calendaring'

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has added a branded interactive events calendar to its Web site with the help of Localist.

Purdue Signs Oxygen Education for Online Development Work

Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN has signed Oxygen Education to help it develop online components for the university's Technical Assistance Program (TAP) Green Enterprise Development Program. Purdue's program provides energy-related classroom-based and online instruction for workforce training.

Colorado Tech and American Intercontinental Launch Virtual Tours To Woo Students

To woo students to their distance learning programs, Colorado Technical University (CTU) and American Intercontinental University (AIU) have launched microsites that provide interactive tours of their virtual campuses.

Bexhill Deploys Technology To Monitor Student Web Use

Bexhill College, a British sixth form educational institution (akin to an American community college though with slightly younger students), has implemented Spector 360 from SpectorSoft Monitoring Software to meet "duty of care" requirements for student Web access.



University of San Diego Goes Mobile

The University of San Diego has launched "MySDMobile," a suite of nine mobile device programs for its campus community.

U Kentucky Goes Digital with Thousands of Oral Histories

During his time as governor of Kentucky in the late 1960s, the late Louie B. Nunn decided to fund a project for the University of Kentucky Libraries. The endowment was for the collection of non-partisan oral histories, and the result was the University of Kentucky Libraries Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.

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Dashboards Deliver Data Visually at ASU

"You shouldn't have to be a rocket scientist to use BI," according to John Rome of Arizona State University's office of technology. So he works to make data accessible to users of all skill levels, largely through the use of dashboards--succinct graphical summaries of information that are commonly used in business to present data to executives and managers.

Northland College Moves To Integrate Portal, Administrative Systems

Northland College in Ashland, WI is taking steps to integrate its administrative systems and Internet portal to streamline operations and deliver online self-service tools to better engage students, faculty, and staff.

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Wayne State Teaches Students How To Stay Safe in Campus Shootings

In its efforts to bolster campus safety, a large inner-city university is about to take a step that most institutions haven't: launching an online training program to teach students, faculty, and staff how to stay safe in an active shooter situation. Among the instructions: what to do if the student hears a gunshot in the building; what to do if a shooter comes into the classroom; what to do if somebody is injured....