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UC Irvine Opens Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate courses freely available online.

George Washington U Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Medical Researchers

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University has implemented an open source-driven software-defined storage system to ensure that researchers have high availability access to secure storage.

McGraw-Hill Education Upgrades Connect Learning Platform with Mobile Interface

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new mobile version of its Connect learning platform, optimized for tablets.

Rutgers Offers Online Course on Video Sharing

The Rutgers Business School Executive Education program will offer an online course, dubbed a "mini-MBA," in viral video marketing.



Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location

Next spring, Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL, will pilot Core Principle's Class120, technology that monitors class attendance by "pinging" the location of students' iPads.

Trident Tries Shorter Online Courses

Can shorter courses lead to better outcomes? A for-profit online university will soon find out when it adds an option for eight-week terms to its program offerings.

Cardboard Goggles Help Potential Students Visit Campus Virtually

Using smartphones and virtual reality headsets, thousands of students worldwide are getting a virtual feel for a Georgia-based school.

Panda Security Updates Systems Management Software

Panda Security has updated its Systems Management platform.

Carnegie Mellon To Save $2 Million Annually from IBM Smart Building Initiative

Carnegie Mellon University expects to save about 10 percent on utilities costs -- nearly $2 million annually -- by installing a smart building system in 36 facilities on its Pittsburgh campus.

U Southern California's Rossier School of Ed Launches Equity Teacher Ceritificate Program

University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."