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  • The Evolution of Online Student Recruitment

    "At some point," said higher education marketing expert Bob Johnson, "[universities] stopped asking me how to do a better view-book. [Now], people are interested in how to make Web sites stronger for recruiting." In this first segment of a two-part interview, he talks about new ways in which technology is being used to connect with students and parents--and how students use technology to find schools.More

IT News

  • Call for Entries: 2009 Campus Technology Innovators

    We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges. Entry deadline: March 16!More
  • Microsoft and Red Hat Team on Virtualization Support

    Microsoft and Red Hat inked a deal to ensure that Windows operating systems and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OSes can run as virtual machines on each other's platforms.More
  • U Memphis To Roll Out CRM To Meet Recruitment and Retention Goals

    The University of Memphis is deploying a new constituent relationship management system to manage students from initial interest until graduation. The university will use Hobsons' EMT Connect Enterprise CRM Solution and EMT Retain to increase student recruitment and retention.More
  • Moonlight 1.0 Ships

    Novell has released its widely anticipated Moonlight 1.0, a plugin based on Microsoft's Silverlight 1.0 rich interactive application (RIA) runtime.More
  • South Suburban College Moves to Datatel SIS Apps

    South Suburban College in South Holland, IL has selected Datatel to create a new student information system. Datatel's technology and professional services will replace a legacy system currently used by the institution.More
  • Hobsons and Naviance Integration Adds CRM Interactivity to Student Advising Site

    Nearly two years after Hobsons acquired Naviance, Hobsons' constituent relationship management (CRM) technology has been integrated with Naviance's Family Connection portal. Hobsons provides applications and services for the preparation, recruitment, management, and advancement of students. Naviance products allow users to manage academic and post-secondary advising, communicate with students and families, and analyze data. More
  • Sun Releases JavaFX Mobile

    The battle for mindshare of rich interactive application (RIA) developers took a step forward last week as Sun Microsystems released a followup to its recently released JavaFX platform with its anticipated mobile edition.More
  • VMware Fusion Expands Mac OS X Support, Adds Virus Security

    VMware has released an update to Fusion, the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X. The latest release, version 2.0.2, includes a range of enhancements, from updated host and guest operating system support to new security features to new virtual machine importing capabilities.More