News Update :: Tuesday, November 7, 2006

News

EDUCAUSE to Blackboard: 'Intense Anger' on Lawsuit

EDUCAUSE president Brian Hawkins said a patent infringement lawsuit by campus systems vendor Blackboard Inc. against Desire2Learn, a developer of Web-based learning apps, “go beyond competition to challenging the core values and interest in higher education.”...

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MIT to Collaborate With Singapore on Game Lab

MIT and Singapore’s Media Development Authority announced an agreement to establish the Singapore-MIT International Game Lab (SMIGL) to further digital game research globally, as well as to develop academic programs in game technology and establish Singapore as a hub of the game industry...

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Survey: Prospects Like Social Networking Recruitment

Prospective college students are open to recruitment methods that use social networking technology, according to a study by higher education consulting firm N'el-Levitz; recruiting firm James Tower; and the National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA), a non-profit education research organization...

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Georgia Tech Opens Advanced Computing Center

Georgia Tech has opened the Christopher W. Klaus Advanced Computing Building, a research facility that will house students and faculty members from Georgia Tech’s College of Computing and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering...

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Apple Reports Highest Higher Ed Back to School Quarter

Apple Inc. announced its best back-to-school quarter ever for its higher education division...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Carnegie Mellon, Portugal Launch R&E Collaboration

Carnegie Mellon University and the Portuguese government said they would create a joint Information and Communications Technologies Institute...

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Dallas CC Cuts Deals for Wide-area Broadband Services

The Dallas County Community College District signed a 10-year contract with AT&T to provide fully managed, switched optical Ethernet network service...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mobile Learning in Higher Education Conference
in Charlotte, North Carolina, December 11-13, 2006

Events Calendar

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