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Career-Minded, Pragmatic Gen Zs Heading to College

Generation Z — people who started college in 2013 — aren't like Millennials.

Box Delivers New Integrations With Microsoft

In an effort to make it easier for people to work with their Microsoft Office documents stored in Box, the content management and collaboration platform has introduced three new integrations with Microsoft products.

Westmont College Streamlines Admissions with Constituent Relationship Management

Westmont College has selected a new constituent relationship management platform in an effort to modernize its enrollment processes.

Texas Christian U Touts Admissions with Mobile Campaign

Texas Christian University has teamed with a private partner to launch a social media-based admissions campaign.



President Obama Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students

President Obama said he wants to see a stronger commitment to computer science in American schools, and he's laid out a new initiative to make that a reality.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in January

The numbers are in: Here's what got the most attention on our Web site last month.

StraighterLine Launches 2 New Distance Courses

StraighterLine has released two new online courses for higher ed, IT Fundamentals and Survey of World History.

Syracuse U's iSchool Adds Private Partner To Expand Online Programs

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University has tapped a private partner in an effort to strengthen its online graduate degree programs.

Report: Phishing Attacks on the Rise

Phishing attacks are up 13 percent and spear phishing attacks are up 22 percent from 2014, according to new research from Wombat Security Technologies.

Eduventures Publishes Report on Learning Management Systems

Blackboard excels in "playing well" with the enterprise resource planning and student information systems in a school but its ability to "scale seamlessly" is middling. D2L's Brightspace "integrates with (nearly) everything," but the product roadmap is little influenced by its customers' requests. The Canvas platform from Instructure "meets or exceeds" the core requirements from the "vast majority" of colleges and universities, but its training and support relies heavily on its own community of customers. Those are just a few of the findings from the 2016 report on learning management systems, published this week by education advisory firm Eduventures for its clients.

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