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5 Indiana STEM Programs Share $105,000 in Grants

Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.

NEC Intros 4 Projectors Designed for Flexibility

Four new projectors from NEC Display Solutions of America bring the flexibility-oriented features of high-end installation models — such as horizontal and vertical keystone correction, horizontal and vertical lens shift and more — to devices for small- and medium-sized conference rooms and classrooms.

RIT to Launch Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab

In January, Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity plans to launch a new virtual/augmented reality lab dedicated to "enhancing the content of virtual/augmented reality platforms in order to provide users with top-notch experiences."

Texas A&M U Launches Online Master's of Public Service

Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service is launching an online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration.

U Edinburgh Develops Solar Cell-Based Wireless Communication

Researchers at the Edinburgh Research & Innovation, the commercialization arm of the University of Edinburgh, has developed new solar-based wireless networking technology that has the potential to deliver almost energy-neutral broadband Internet access anywhere.

Survey: Most Students Expect Loans To Create Post-Graduation Challenges

According to a Harris Poll survey, three out of four college students believe they will have to delay post-graduation plans because of their student loan debt.

New ViewSonic Projectors Provide Brightness, Sound in Large Classrooms

ViewSonic has introduced two new projector models to its LightStream series designed to enhance brightness and sound in large classrooms and lecture halls.

Iowa State U Wins National Cyber Analyst Challenge

The Iowa State University team of cyber detectives won $25,000 for demonstrating the best strategic skills involving threat identification.

Internet of Things Devices To Increase 30 Percent in 2016

The number of "things" connected to the Internet will grow 30 percent from this year to next, according to market research firm Gartner, to reach a total of 6.4 billion, a total that will balloon to 20.8 billion by 2020.

Kramer Intros VIA Campus Wireless Presentation Tool

Kramer today introduced VIA Campus, a wireless presentation and collaboration product designed for education and training environments.