Students at Penn State have developed a new online marketplace for members of the University's Behrend community to buy, sell and trade textbooks, appliances, furniture and supplies that also allows property owners to post rental properties open to students.
How many times have you heard "Our students are used to Google and Amazon… How could we ever match that here on campus?" Maybe now you can. Through a partnership with Indiana University, rSmart is offering OneCampus, a cloud-based service that gives institutions an easy way to transform older, portal-based systems into updated, cloud-based campus services that rival any online shopping experience.
A stunning series of announcements — the formation of KualiCo, a for-profit entity, KualiCo's acquisition of rSmart's SaaS business, and Navigator Management Partners's acquisition of rSmart's Kuali consulting business — has ushered Kuali into its second decade with big expectations for Kuali 2.0.
Wayne State University is rolling out a homegrown portal focused on real-time, two-way communication and better anticipating users' needs.
Students at the University of Mary Washington build their academic identities on their own personal Web domain.
Colorado State University-Global Campus, an online institution part of the Colorado State University System, has selected cloud infrastructure from Peak to power its student and faculty portals.
One academic department at the University of Arizona is boosting Web accessibility for its students by providing audio navigation tools on its site.
Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management will offer journal articles through its Emerging Markets Institute. The institute provides private forum for discussion between researchers and corporate leaders in developed and developing markets.
A startup that offers a cloud-based biomedical search and profiling platform is teaming up with a major publisher of scientific and technical texts to create customized research portals for academic organizations and scientific societies.
A consortium of six universities in Michigan has introduced a search portal to be used by businesses seeking specialized research expertise among the institutions' faculty and staff.