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Purdue Taps Cloud-Based Collaboration Software for Experiential Learning

To streamline the process of connecting students with interdisciplinary hands-on projects, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management recently rolled out cloud-based software from EduSourced in its campuswide Purdue Student Consulting (PSC) organization.

Report: Tablet Sales Decline for Second Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments have declined for the second straight quarter, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (IDC). The 5.9 percent drop in the first quarter of 2015, as compared to the same period last year, followed a 3.2 percent year over year drop in the final quarter of 2014 that was the segments first contraction ever.

U Arkansas Acquires SDSC's Trestles Supercomputer

The University of Arkansas is the proud new owner of a supercomputer featuring 256 servers, 16.4 terabytes of memory, a processing speed of 79 teraFLOPs and 8,192 processing cores.

Virtual SAN Boosts Virtual Desktops at Oregon State U College of Business

Oregon State University's College of Business has improved the performance of its virtual desktop infrastructure with the deployment of VMware Virtual SAN as a new storage tier for the institution's VMware Horizon 6 environment — at one-third the cost of a new storage area network.



University College Birmingham Adopts Digital Asset Management

University College Birmingham has deployed a new tool to manage its digital assets.

Optometry School Enhances Academics With Video Capture

Since last August, students at Marshall B. Ketchum University have viewed more than 1,700 hours of video lectures 52,000 times.

Marist College Tests Out Cloud Security

A Poughkeepsie, NY college is teaming up with a security software company to test out security approaches for its cloud environment and develop professional curriculum for cybersecurity experts.

Hudson Valley Community College Deploys Fiber-Based Internet

Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.

Epson Debuts New Large Venue Projector

Designed for large venues, the new Epson PowerLite 4770W 3LCD widescreen projector boasts 5,000 lumens of color brightness, 5,000 lumens of white brightness and WXGA resolution.

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising

According to the sixth annual CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey, 57 percent of respondents reported using social media to fundraise in 2015, compared to 47 percent in 2014.