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University of Oklahoma Centralizes Online Graduate Degree Programs

The University of Oklahoma has pulled together its online graduate degree programs under one central umbrella: OU Online.

Report Identifies Early Signs of COVID-19 Impact on Enrollment

In the first two months of the pandemic, little changed about student movement in higher education. However, researchers suggested, "early signs of broader impacts" have begun to surface, including signals of a dramatic reduction in new enrollments.

Epson Launching 8 New Laser Projectors for Education

Epson has introduced eight new models in its BrightLink and PowerLite lines of projectors. All of the new models are laser-based and designed specifically for education.

Campus Management, Campus Labs, iModules Merge to Form New Company

Education technology companies Campus Management, Campus Labs and iModules are combining to form a new company, dubbed Anthology.



Research Enables iPhone Videos to be Merged into 4D Movies

A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has come up with a way to combine iPhone videos to create 4D visualizations. The results allow the viewer to see action from myriad angles, erase people from the scene to see what's behind them and remove objects that block lines of sight.

HBCU Claflin U Signs First-Ever Zoom University Partnership

An historically Black university in South Carolina has set up a partnership with Zoom Video. The arrangement between Claflin University and Zoom encompasses internships, scholarships and curricula development.

Spelman College Takes Phased Reopening Approach

Spelman College in Georgia has announced a phased reopening plan that includes both in-person and online instruction, in a "low-density hybrid" model.

U Kentucky Libraries Issues OER Grants 5 Years Running

For the fifth year running, the University of Kentucky Libraries has issued grants to faculty to develop open educational resources for their courses, as a replacement for the commercial textbooks they traditionally use.

Affordability and Major Availability Drive Online Ed Decisions

Pre-pandemic, a slim majority of students considered affordability the most compelling driver for choosing their online school.

Michigan's Albion College to Add Esports

Albion College in Michigan plans to begin competitive esports for the 2021-2022 academic year.