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Enterprise and Education Windows 10 Version 21H2 Support Ending June 11

Microsoft has announced that support for Enterprise and Education versions of Windows 10 version 21H2 will end on June 11, 2024.

San Diego State Establishing New High-Performance Computing Center

San Diego State University (SDSU), part of the California State University system, is establishing a new computing core facility called the Technology Infrastructure for Data Exploration (TIDE) project, set to be installed and set up by April 2024 and available to researchers in May.

Pearson Expanding Generative AI Study Tools to More Pearson+ E-Textbooks

Since learning company Pearson introduced generative AI (Gen AI) study tools in beta testing to its Pearson+ e-textbooks in fall 2023, the feature has become increasingly popular, and the company has announced plans to add at least 40 more titles in math, science, business, and nursing for fall 2024.

Partnership Adds Videos and Podcasts to OpenStax Resources

Educational video company Boclips has announced a partnership with social learning platform Perusall to provide access to Boclips' videos and podcasts from within OpenStax course materials.

AVIXA Foundation Accepting Applications for Brad Sousa Impact Fund Grant

The AVIXA Foundation, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association's charitable arm, has announced the launch of the Brad Sousa Impact Fund to honor the late Brad Sousa, AVIXA board member and AVI Systems chief technology officer.

Utah Tech University Equips New Science Building and Other Classrooms with Extron AV Technology

Utah Tech (UT) University in St. George has outfitted its new Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) building with Extron's latest audiovisual (AV) technology, as well as retrofitting additional rooms across campus in order to standardize their systems.

Ellucian Acquires EduNav Academic Planning and Student Success Tools

Ellucian has announced the acquisition of EduNav, a provider of higher education academic planning and student success tools, according to a news release.

Ithaka S+R Launching New Universal Credit Explorer Website

Higher education research, guidance, and project design organization Ithaka S+R has announced in a release that it is working on a "new, public, nonprofit, national credit mobility website" to launch later in 2024 in collaboration with several higher education institutions across Connecticut, South Carolina, and Washington.

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Gets First Refresh

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an update to its Cybersecurity Framework — the first since the guidance document was issued in 2014.

University of Maryland Upgrades Wireless Network to Authenticate 80,000 Devices Campuswide Daily

The University of Maryland (UMD) has chosen Hewlett Packard's HPE Aruba Networking Edge Services Platform as its campuswide networking solution.