Parking operations — and enforcement — will soon be smoother at Auburn University, thanks to a cloud-based parking management system from NuPark.
The NYU Tandon School of Engineering has created a virtual reality app that enables users to explore and engage with a microscopic, intracellular world in a game-like environment. The VR experience, called Tandon Labs, is being used as an admissions tool with a simple goal: Attract future engineers and scientists who are hyped about STEM.
That app, MyinTuition, was created by a professor of economics at the school who was frustrated by having to forecast the cost of sending his own kids to college.
Georgia State University partnered with AdmitHub, a Boston-based ed tech startup, to test out text-based intervention to help reduce "summer melt," or the dropout of students who accept admission but do not show up for fall enrollment. GSU launched "Pounce,” the first virtual assistant in the United States to use the company’s conversational AI technology.
Consulting and research firm Adventures released its 2017 Higher Education Technology Landscape Report, which provides ongoing analysis of the technology market to support higher education decision-makers tasked with choosing products from hundreds of vendors.
Interactive flat panel displays (IFPDs) did well in the education and corporate markets last year, selling one million units in 2016, according to a recent report by market research firm Futuresource Consulting.
FutureEd, a new education policy think tank, has launched today, offering online news, analysis and research that’s independent, nonpartisan and “solution-oriented.”
Ready4, a company that offers free mobile apps that prepare students for college entrance exams, has partnered with MIT, Georgetown, UNC, Boston College, Monash University and more than 30 other universities worldwide to help them engage and recruit prospective students worldwide.
An organization using data to understand how to improve the economic opportunities for low-income people has developed a set of "mobility report cards" to rank universities and colleges by how well their students "climb the income ladder."
According to research by the Urban Institute, charges for room and board at four-year colleges have outpaced inflation, doubling since 1980.