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Cornell Launches STEM Prep Program for Students in Middle, High School

Cornell University is launching a new program designed to prepare middle and high school students for higher ed academic careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Online Research Repository Adds Finer Access Control

The newest version of Figshare from Digital Science puts an emphasis on controls for more granular management of data.

Carnegie Mellon and IBM Intro Open Platform To Help Blind Navigate

A research project at Carnegie Mellon University is helping blind people navigate with the use of an iPhone app that directs them based on information picked up from nearby sensors.

Unizin Turns Attention to Caliper Analytics Standard

Unizin, a consortium of 11 public universities developing a shared set of services that further teaching and learning in the digital ecosystem, is partnering with IMS Global Learning Consortium in an effort to drive the adoption of the Caliper Analytics standard.

Saint Xavier U Transforms Classrooms Into Learning Studios

Saint Xavier University is reimagining the classroom with "learning studios" designed for collaboration.

Cornell to Lead NSF-Funded Cloud Federation for Big Data Analysis

The National Science Foundation continues to take steps to stimulate the nation's big data infrastructure and capabilities in partnership with research universities.

Participate Learning Unveils Collaboration, Collection Tools for Educators

Participate Learning, formerly called appoLearning, has introduced Collections, a new curation and collaboration tool for teachers.

Christie Improves M Series with Portrait Mode, More

AV company Christie has upgraded a line of 3DLP projectors to add portrait mode, among other enhancements.

Tablet Sales Contract for Fourth Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments declined in the third quarter of this year, marking a full year of contracting sales for the devices, according to a new report form International Data Corp.

Indiana State U Adopts Mobile App for Campus Safety

Indiana State University has deployed a mobile app to help protect 14,000 students, faculty and staff.