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Virtual Reality to Drive Rapid Adoption of 360 Degree Cameras

360-degree cameras allow users to shoot spherical videos and still images, which can be shared on services like Facebook and YouTube and experienced as virtual reality using a phone, tablet or dedicated VR headset.

UMass Dartmouth Builds Out Hybrid Offerings with Help from UMassOnline

UMass Dartmouth Builds Out Hybrid Offerings with Help from UMassOnline

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus is extending its online and hybrid education offerings with the addition of new degree programs and certificates targeted at people who need to complete their degrees.

Seattle U Rolls out Panic Buttons, Mobile App and More for Campus Safety

Seattle University is enhancing safety on campus with new software and devices to help identify incidents, shorten response times and document security events.

Carson-Newman U Goes Paperless in Financial Aid, Registrar, Admissions and Student Accounts

Tennessee's Carson-Newman University is one step closer to a paperless campus. The institution is rolling out Etrieve, Softdocs' enterprise content management, e-forms and process automation platform, in an effort to automate manual, paper-based processes and streamline operations in the financial aid, registrar, admissions and student accounts offices.

Yale Consolidates 10,000 Hours of Video Content

Yale University is moving its legacy video content onto a single software-based video platform produced by Panopto.

Higher Ed IT Improvements Flummoxed by Data, System Complexities

While two-thirds (64 percent) of higher education IT decision makers agreed that the data generated from their IT operations is "extremely" or "very" important to their missions, most of them (59 percent) lack visibility across their IT systems, according to a recent survey.

Digital Academic Organizer Provides One-Stop Access to Campus Resources

U.K.-based Collabco is now offering its myday app for higher education students in the United States.

Hundreds of Colleges Tap Peer-to-Peer Marketplace for Study Materials

Students across more than 300 colleges and universities are sharing study materials through StudySoup, a marketplace where students can buy and sell class notes, guides, flashcards and more.

University System of Georgia Works to Close Skills Gap with Digital Portfolios

Students and alumni throughout the University System of Georgia have access to Portfolium’s digital portfolio tools and professional network.

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