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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • 3 CSU Campuses Migrate E-Mail to the Cloud

    Three of the more populous campuses in the massive California State University system are shifting their mail and document collaboration to a cloud-based solution for students, faculty, and alumni.

  • McGraw-Hill Education Buys Lecture Capture Company Tegrity

    McGraw-Hill Education has just acquired Tegrity, a privately held company that provides a product for lecture capture. Tegrity's Campus technology has been a part of Connect, the larger company's Web-based online learning assignment and assessment platform for colleges and universities, which was launched in fall 2009.

  • Researchers Gain Free Access to Microsoft Cloud Resources

    Scientists in Japan will be gaining free access to cloud computing resources in a joint grant program set up between Microsoft and Japan's National Institute of Informatics. The initiative is part of a project being promoted by the institute to encourage researchers to explore the use of the cloud for supporting data retrieval from new kinds of information systems that require high performance computing.