Purdue University's first major competency-based learning experiment, announced in 2013, has received accreditation.
Boston University has implemented a centralized application management system for its graduate programs.
University of California, Irvine is launching a new e-sports initiative this fall, which it's describing as "the first of its kind at a public research university."
InCommon member organizations now have single sign-on privileges with higher education institutions, research organizations and corporations in 38 other countries.
Washington State University has begun testing out a "napping pod" as part of a transformation of its student recreation hub.
Students at the University of Michigan now have access to an online tool intended to help them make better decisions about the courses they're considering.
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will allow the university to make old issues of the daily newspaper available online.
At least somebody is trying to make the best of the on-going cyber-privacy debate at the University of California Berkeley. VeriFyle, a company with an encryption service, has invited anybody with a Berkeley.edu email address to sign up for a free account.
BoniO is making a beta version of its social gaming platform, PaGamO, available for free to teachers in the United States.
Rift has arrived. Oculus announced in a blog that it had begun shipping its virtual reality (VR) headset first to those who invested in its idea through Kickstarter. Next, pre-ordered Rifts will ship out, starting "mid-week."