Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Eurocom Unveils Supercomputer-Class Laptop

Eurocom has begun shipping the Panther 5, a high-end, enterprise-class laptop that can be configured with a wide variety of processors, graphics cards, display, memory and other components.

University Consortium Reimagines Infrastructure for Digital Content and Data

Four major universities have banded together to create an infrastructure for digital learning. The work of the Unizin consortium, as it's called, will be managed under the auspices of Internet2 and will have three goals to start.

PESA Intros Compact Streaming System

PESA, a manufacturer of audio and video distribution systems, has introduced its new compact streaming system, PESA Xstream C22.

Palo Verde College Takes Teacher Training for Early Childhood Ed Online

Palo Verde College in California has partnered with Hatch, a provider of early childhood education technology, to provide an online professional development course for teachers using technology in the classroom.



Moravian College Revamps Network for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

In an effort to meet student expectations for anytime, anywhere network access, Moravian College in Pennsylvania has deployed a Unified Access network from Alcatel-Lucent. 

Emergency Preparedness Goes Mobile at Providence College

This fall, students, faculty and staff at Rhode Island's Providence College will receive real-time emergency plans and procedures via mobile device thanks to In Case of Crisis, an emergency preparedness app from Irving Burton Associates.

U Wisconsin Madison Students Learn About Sustainability with Mobile Game

Students in an introductory environmental studies course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are playtesting a game on mobile devices to learn about sustainability on their campus.

Lamar U Discourages Research Via Google with Discovery Service

Lamar University has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to discourage students from using Google for research.

X-Factor Adds Mobile and Non-Carrier Devices to Notification Service

A company producing a mass notification service that can deliver an emergency alert to almost any endpoint on the network has updated its feature set to include a mobile alert agent too.

Higher Ed Leaders Form Coalition in Support of Common Core Standards

More than 200 representatives from colleges and universities across 33 states have banded together to form Higher Ed for Higher Standards, a new coalition supporting Common Core State Standards as a key strategy for improving student success.