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  • Carnegie Mellon Taps Tech To Tackle the Problem of Potholes

    A project at Carnegie Mellon University has been launched in hopes of improving the condition of roads in Pittsburgh in time for the spring thaw while helping city road crews know where the worst potholes are located in their region.

  • U Michigan Tests Smart Lighting

    Limelight used to light up the stage in music halls. Now a wireless lighting system by the same name will get a test in a parking lot at the University of Michigan to see how well it can reduce energy usage and light up the space.

  • Cal State Chico Shifts to Blackboard LMS

    California State University, Chico will be sticking with a Blackboard product for its course management. The university will be upgrading to Blackboard Learn release 9.1 from WebCT Vista over the next couple of years.