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U Notre Dame, SynGlyphX Partner on Enrollment Data Visualization Tool

The University of Notre Dame has partnered with SynGlyphX, a provider of interactive data visualization and discovery technology, to develop an interactive data visualization software tool designed for enrollment management and admissions offices.

State of Union Less Fiery, More Forward-Looking

President Barack Obama used his eighth and final State of the Union address to remind Congress and the viewing American public that he would continue his "fight" this year to implement free community college "for every responsible student." He also gave a plug for a major success of his administration: a record-setting number of high school graduations.

Dremel Launches 3D Printer for Classroom Use

The Dremel 3D Idea Builder is marketed to the education community with curriculum options and model kits.

New Report Identifies Core Issues in Competency-Based Education

Public Agenda outlines framework of issues involved with CBE efforts in post-secondary education.



Educause: Information Security Leads Top IT Concerns

CIOs and other IT leaders in higher education are more concerned about information security than any other issue that arises for them, according to Educause's latest review of top IT issues, issued earlier today.

IQ Onsite Unveils Communication App

IQ Onsite, a company that provides mobile tools for constituent relationship management, has launched Campus Ping, a communication tool for educational institutions, with two new pilot programs.

Bonsai Lab Unveils 3D Printer with Voice Navigation

Bonsai Lab has launched a new 3D printer, the FabPod, featuring voice navigation and designed for use in STEM education.

Income Disparity Lowers Diversity at Elite Institutions

Schools may want to examine whether race- and ethnicity-based admissions preference policies should give way to "poverty preference." If they did, the outcome could be as much or more diversity than is currently being achieved. That's the message from a new report by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation that examines high-achieving, low-income student representation within "selective" institutions.''

zScpace, Shuttle Computer Group Partner on Custom PCs for Virtual Reality

zSpace will partner with a PC customizer to produce computers that can handle the demands of virtual reality.

U Central Florida Updates Blended Learning MOOC

The University of Central Florida and Educause will partner in the fourth version of a massive open online course on blended learning.

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