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Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Oct. 18, 2021)

Upcoming events include InfoComm 2021 and League for Innovation in the Community College Learning Summit.

New Orleans STEM District to Combine Education Center and Innovation Hub with Entertainment Facilities

A new development project in the eastern section of New Orleans aims to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for children and adults from under-resourced communities.

Remote Access Software Enables Online Lab Work

Keysight Technologies has introduced PathWave Lab Operation for Remote Learning, a remote access solution designed for online learning that enables the remote setup of instrument labs.

Instructure Updates Canvas LMS with Improvements to Discussions, Studio and More

During Instructure's latest user conference, the company introduced new functionality in Canvas, its learning management platform, and reminded the Canvas community that the year has brought many updates to its other products as well.



Colleges Spending Record Amounts to Woo Students

Even as enrollment has declined in higher education, colleges and universities are spending record amounts to persuade students to apply, according to an article recently published in The Hechinger Report.

New Enrollment Solution Marries Disparate Student Success Tools

Liaison International has launched Total Enrollment, an enrollment management and student success solution that combines operational, workflow and management tools to support the student lifecycle.

AI-Enabled Tech Matches Massachusetts Students to Mental Health Counselors

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state.

Assessment Tool Gauges Cost of Technology Decisions

Higher Digital, a provider of consulting, software, and data benchmarking tools for higher education, has created a new assessment tool focused on the organizational behaviors and conditions that lead to "technical debt."

WatchGuard Expands Unified Threat Management Line

WatchGuard Technologies has introduced four new mid-range models in its Firebox line of unified threat management appliances.

$3M Grant to Bolster MSI Cyberinfrastructure, PD Opportunities

A $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation will enable minority-serving institutions to bolster their cyberinfrastructure and open up STEM professional development opportunities.