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Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom

Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.

New Hampshire Signs Up for Ed Reciprocity Program

New Hampshire has become the 18th state to sign on for a program intended to make it easier for students to take online courses from schools in other states.

Online University Adopts Business Simulator for MBA Students

Northcentral University, a fully online graduate school, has adopted a new business simulation tool for the capstone courses of all its MBA programs and specializations.

Smartphone Shipments Surge While Feature Phone Sales Decline

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.



Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure

California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.

Carnegie Mellon's Andy Priming for Moon Cruise

A $30 million Google Lunar XPrize has just doled out its first two monetary prizes on the mission to place a robot on the moon and explore its surface. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the beneficiaries.

Suffolk U Adds Data Colocation for Disaster Recovery

Boston's Suffolk University has entered a multi-year agreement for colocation of data to safeguard against disaster.

Aerohive Unveils Ruggedized 802.11ac Outdoor Access Point

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

Get a Free Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

Berkeley Breach Hits 1,600, Costs $150,000 so Far

The University of California Berkeley has gone public with details regarding a data breach that affected 1,600 people when servers in its real estate division were hacked.