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Emory & Henry College Turns to Managed WiFi for Wireless Revamp

In an effort to boost recruitment and retention as well as enhance the student and faculty experience, Emory & Henry College has upgraded its wireless network with a managed WiFi service from Apogee.

MIT Pilots Digital Diplomas Based on Bitcoin's Blockchain

Dubbed Blockcerts Wallet, the app allows students to share a tamper-proof diploma with employers, schools, friends or family.

Santa Monica College Reaching Students with Mobile

Santa Monica College is turning to mobile tech to get its students' attention — and ultimately boost enrolment and degree completion. The California community college partnered with Modo Labs to deploy a mobile app and communicate with students on their preferred platform: the mobile phone.

Texas A&M System to Help Minority Doctoral Candidates in STEM Fields with $2.8 Million NSF Grant

The program will develop individualized plans for participating students as they move through their dissertations to postdoctoral scholarship and into faculty positions.



Survey: More Soft Skills Needed for Security Field

Soft skills are more important than ever when it comes to cybersecurity, according to a recent survey of IT security professionals conducted by Dimensional Research for security and compliance provider Tripwire.

Startup Launches Blockchain-Safe Digital Credentialing Service

A certification provider has begun issuing credentials via the blockchain, a technology that is becoming a new standard for ensuring trust and verification of data.

Teachers and Researchers Team Up to Teach NGSS-Style Science

The idea is to allow students to become practicing scientists by setting up scenarios that let them explore the natural world.

U Missouri Collaboration Tech Battles Bullying

The technology in a new collaboration space at the University of Missouri College of Education is enabling faculty and college students to reach out remotely to the state's schools to help combat bullying.

Epson Debuts 9 New Classroom Projectors

The projectors use the company's 3LCD technology to provide greater color brightness and feature long-life lamps that can last up to 12,000 hours on Eco mode.

Report: Device Shipments to See Largest Growth Since 2015

Despite a common misconception that the world runs on smartphones instead of PCs, a recent online end-user survey conducted by Gartner suggests that people rely on traditional computers as much as they do phones.

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