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Columbus State U to Deploy Service Management Platform

Columbus State University in Georgia has selected a new online service management platform to provide its faculty and staff with desktop and mobile access to services.

MindTap Offers Users Free Access to Digital Portfolio Tool

The e-learning platform from Cengage Learning will soon offer its students lifetime access to Pathbrite digital portfolios.

Sony Unveils University Research Program

Sony is out to woo academia through a new research program that focuses on a broad palette of technology.

UC Berkeley Camps Show Middle School Girls Ins and Outs of Engineering

Middle school girls received a major dose of real-life engineering exposure during four week-long camps that took place this summer at the University of California, Berkeley.



MIT Receives $1 Million for STEM Education Programs Supporting Diversity

Three STEM education programs at MIT received the gift to support ongoing efforts that connect underrepresented youth to opportunities in the computer science and engineering fields.

Carnegie Mellon U Launches 3D Printing Initiative

A new consortium at Carnegie Mellon University will bring together researchers and representatives from industry, government and professional associations to collaborate on initiatives in the field of 3D printing, otherwise known as "additive manufacturing."

San Diego Supercomputer Center Creates Science Gateways Community Institute

A collaborative team led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego has received a five-year, $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish the Science Gateways Community Institute, a multi-institutional consortium that aims to increase the capabilities, number and sustainability of science gateways.

Central Wyoming College Automates Admissions with Enrollment Rx

The community college now uses Enrollment Rx as a constituent relationship management solution to increase its engagement rates and improve its recruitment strategy.

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Worldwide Tablet Shipments Fall More Than 12 Percent in Second Quarter

Worldwide tablet shipments, including detachables and slates, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. That’s 12.3 percent less when compared to Q2 2015, as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.

Echo360 Upgrade Program Aims to Turn Panopto Video into Learning Assets

Echo360 has launched an upgrade program designed to help users transform Panopto video into learning assets for the Echo360active learning platform.

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