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Student Housing Software Company To Offer Mobile Apps

An American company that sells software to manage university student housing will be broadening its product line by teaming up with a British firm that sells campus mobile applications.

Newbury Boosts Student Involvement Through Calendaring

Newbury College in Brookline, MA has decided to implement a new calendaring system for the campus after trying it out during a seven-week pilot.

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4 Effective Prospecting Strategies

In the high-intensity world of student prospecting, everyone is looking for a competitive edge--but one of the greatest "edges" you can have is to simply understand what prospective students want, need, and expect and align your actions accordingly. Prospecting expert Michael O'Hara suggests four strategies colleges and universities can adopt to increase success related to prospective students.

Student Creates Unsanctioned iPhone App for Cal Poly Pomona

A student at California State Polytechnic University Pomona has developed an iPhone app to provide news and information about his school after teaching himself iPhone programming from a book.

U Michigan iPhone App Grows from Student Project

An iPhone app conceived by two students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, built as a computer science class project, and purchased by the school's IT organization has made its public debut in the Apple iTunes store.



Ryerson U Funds Development of uPortal Editing Component

Toronto's Ryerson University has taken delivery of a portlet that allows users to enter HTML content through a WYSIWYG interface for posting in the university's portal.

EMS Master Calendar Updated for Social Network Sharing

Dean Evans & Associates has released a new version of EMS Master Calendar, its online calendar software. The application provides users in an organization access to a central calendar of events. Release 3.1 provides improved control of events imported from the company's scheduling system and tighter integration with social networking sites and other Web-based calendar programs.

Datatel Publishes Mobile App to iTunes Store

Datatel has formally released Datatel Mobile Access (MOX), a mobile application for campuses, to the Apple iTunes Store for free download. Quinnipiac University and Ohio's Marietta College, participants in the MOX beta program, were the first schools to go live on the new platform.

U Northwestern Ohio Overhauls Portal

The University of Northwestern Ohio is retooling its Web site to provide more online services for its students, faculty, and administrators.

Jenzabar and Wimba Team To Offer Lifecycle Collaboration

Jenzabar is teaming up with Wimba to integrate their respective applications to help their higher education institutions stay in touch with constituents as applicants, students, and alumni.