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Industry Partnership to Release Integrated System for Competency-Based Education

LoudCloud Systems and Greenwood Hall are teaming up to launch an integrated offering for colleges and universities offering competency-based education programs.

EBSCO Debuts Platform for College, Career Prep

EBSCO has launched PrepStep, a new online platform designed to help students prepare for college and careers.

Rutgers Gets Cyberbullying Research Help

Rutgers University research into the automatic detection of cyberbullying has a new supporter.

Indiana U Helps Launch 100 Gbps Trans-Pacific Circuit

Indiana University is leading a collaborative project with the Pacific Northwest Gigapop to establish a trans-Pacific 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) circuit dedicated to research and education.

Warren Wilson College Picks New Resource Planning System

The unique college near Asheville, NC selected Jenzabar EX to replace its existing student information system.

OLC to Award Prizes for Excellence in Digital Courseware

The Online Learning Consortium is launching two new awards programs with the help of a $2.5-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Grassroots Education Clearing House Partners With Mobile Device-First Management Supplier

A client management system that focuses on mobile devices is partnering with a clearing house for in-person and online courses.

New Collaboration Aims To Streamline College-Level Lab Work

Students can now expert data from Vernier’s Logger Pro software straight to LabArchives’ electronic laboratory notebook.

A Third of All Americans Have Dealt With Student Debt

More than one-third of Americans are paying or have paid student loans and a sizable number of them are delaying other major purchases because of it.

Intellus Learning Launches Digital Resource Platform

Intellus Learning has launched a new platform designed to make it easier for faculty to find, review and use digital resources available at their institutions.