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USDA Grants to Support Distance Learning and Telemedicine

The United States Department of Agriculture is awarding grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million to institutions supporting distance learning and telemedicine in rural communities. The deadline for this competitive grant program is June 4.

New AVer Auto-Tracking Camera Offers 30X Optical Zoom

AVer Information Inc. USA has expanded its line of artificial intelligence tracking cameras with a new model boasting 30X optical zoom and multiple tracking modes.

Secure Videoconferencing Platform Available Free for Virtual Graduations

Cybersecurity company StrikeForce Technologies is making its SafeVchat secure videoconferencing platform available for free to both K-12 and higher education institutions that are holding virtual or live-streamed graduation ceremonies this spring.

William & Mary Installs Virtual Classroom Tech for Hybrid Learning

To accommodate the hybrid model of remote and in-person teaching and learning, William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business has rolled out virtual classroom technology in three learning spaces on campus.



LG Launches High-Resolution, High-Brightness Laser Projectors for Education

LG Business Solutions USA has shipped two new projectors in its education line, both designed for medium to large spaces.

Report: Spending on Core Administrative Systems on the Rise

Colleges and universities are investing in both finance and human capital management (HCM) systems at an increasing rate, according to a new report from the Tambellini Group, a technology research and advisory firm focused on higher education.

Colleges Pilot Free Online Reskilling Program

Nine colleges across the United States are piloting a technology-focused career training initiative that aims to prepare 500,000 learners for jobs of the future by 2030.

New Juji Chatbot Boasts More Human-Like Interaction

Artificial intelligence company Juji has introduced a "cognitive AI assistant," an AI-powered chatbot designed to "engage users in a more human-like interaction."

Panopto Acquires Ensemble Video

Panopto has acquired Ensemble Video, a video management provider born out of Syracuse University.

Higher Ed Benchmarking Tool Compares Financial Metrics to Peer Institutions

Accounting and advisory firm BKD CPAs & Advisors has released a benchmarking tool that allows colleges and universities to compare their financial metrics and performance indicators with peer institutions.