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Southern University and A&M College Upgrades Mailing and Printing Ops

Southern University and A&M College has modernized its mail and printing operations, to notify recipients when mail has arrived for them and to expand in-house printing services.

Instructure to Buy Data Integration Company

The maker of learning management system Canvas, Instructure, has entered into a deal to acquire Kimono, which produces software for cloud-based data integration and interoperability.

Southern Methodist Boosting AI Capacity of HPC

Southern Methodist University is upgrading its high-performance computing operations. The Texas institution is investing $11.5 million in hardware, software and training, specifically to boost its HPC infrastructure for artificial intelligence-powered research.

Georgia State Adds Graduate Certificate Program in Trustworthy AI Systems

Georgia State University recently launched a Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence Systems graduate certificate program.

Springfield College ERP Upgrade Moves Digital Transformation Forward

In an effort to modernize operations and improve the user experience for students, faculty and staff, Springfield College in Massachusetts is implementing Ellucian's Banner enterprise resource planning product.

BlueJeans Adds Remote Learning Features

Verizon Business has announced a number of new features for its BlueJeans Meetings product, designed to support hybrid and remote learning.

EducationSuperHighway Sets Sights on Household Broadband Gap

EducationSuperHighway is shifting its attention away from the needs of K-12 internet connectivity and to the unconnected American household. The nonprofit, which helped close down the "classroom connectivity gap," has a new mission: to make sure the 18.1 million households that can't afford to connect to broadband get it.

EAB Acquires Rapid Insight for User-Friendly Analytics

EAB, a provider of research, enterprise technology and data-enabled services for education institutions, has announced the acquisition of Rapid Insight, maker of data analytics tools designed for ease of use and efficiency.

Follett Announces Sale of Baker & Taylor

Follett Corp. has sold book and digital content distributor Baker & Taylor, which will now operate as a separate, privately owned entity. The company was sold to a private investment group led by Amandeep Kochar, who previously served as general manager and executive vice president of Baker & Taylor.

Google Docs Intros Updated Citation Tool

Google has introduced an updated citation feature for Google Docs, designed to "streamline the citations process, ensure correct formatting, and reduce the chances of manual errors."