Web/Portals


U Georgia Goes Open Source for Student Portal

The University of Georgia has launched its new student portal using the open source uPortal 3 platform in an effort to expand online resources for current students.

U Kentucky Automates Web Performance Management

The University of Kentucky in Lexington has deployed Coradiant TrueSight Automated Incident Management (AIM) to manage the performance of online applications at the university. The purpose of the program is to provide visibility, manage performance, troubleshoot, and plan capacity into the online experience of users using the university's Web applications, which include Blackboard, an SAP NetWeaver portal, Exchange Webmail, and SharePoint.

Admin on the Fly

Admin on the Fly

What's next for colleges and universities already innovating with mobile devices in the classroom? Answer: Optimizing administrative applications for anytime, anywhere access.

Next-Geners and Web 2.0

An inside look at high school student use of Web 2.0 tools

Wellesley To Revamp Portal with Bluenog

Wellesley College, a liberal arts institution for women, is gearing up to revamp its Web presence using software and services from Bluenog in an effort to boost functionality and provide a richer and more consistent experience for prospective and current students.



Northeastern Adopts Video Content Management for News Portal

Northeastern University is deploying a new content management system to to help simplify management of video used on the university's news portal.

Cornell U Lab of Ornithology Streamlines Portal Programming

Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY has moved from manual Java coding processes to Spring, a development platform built by SpringSource, to develop applications on one of its flagship Web sites, eBird.

Open Source CMS Drives Academic Initiatives in Cal State System

Charged with providing logistical, process, and developmental support for the massive California State University system, the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) is a big advocate of technology usage, both in and out of the classroom.

American U Web Site Goes Social Using CommonSpot CMS

American University in Washington, DC has launched a new community-focused Web site built using CommonSpot Web content management software from PaperThin. Huge and North Highland provided site design and development.

YouTube Launches Higher Education Landing Page

There are already more than 20,000 videos on YouTube EDU. Content is varied, ranging from lectures on Quantum Physics to "Snow Day in Chapel Hill."