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Extron Debuts New Controllers for Classroom AV Systems

Extron has introduced five new Ethernet controllers with enhanced security.

Deal with Carnegie Mellon Pits Uber Against Google

A new advanced technology center in Pittsburgh will bind Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers to Uber in development of driverless vehicles and other projects.

$5 Million Grant Expanding VIP Big-Team, Big-Scale, Long-Term Research Program

The money will fund expansion of the Vertically Integrated Projects curricular approach, which mixes engineering instruction with research through multidisciplinary teams of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students.

Duke Opens Community Data Center with Focus on Early Learning

The goal of the new center: to inform decision-making related to area policies, programs and practices.



Global Oneness Project Launches Free Multimedia Resources, Lesson Plans

The Global Oneness Project, a curator of multicultural studies, has launched a multimedia initiative for K-12 and higher education that combines free digital stories and lesson plans.

U Bristol Deploys Lecture Capture Platform To Improve Video Management

The University of Bristol has deployed a new video creation and management platform in an effort to improve integration with its learning management system and ease faculty use.

Online Enrollment Growth Slows, But Still Outpaces Brick-and-Mortar

The number of higher education students taking at least one online course in 2014 is up 3.7 percent over the previous year — the slowest rate of increase in over a decade, according to a new survey from the Babson Survey Research Group.

RIT Tangent Takes Lead in Formula Search Engine Racing

The results of search engine work begun at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York recently swept away the competition at an information access technologies conference in Tokyo.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Vernier Debuts Tools To Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.