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Ithaca College Updates Wi-Fi

Ithaca College in New York is upgrading to an 802.11ac wireless network to provide improved bandwidth, density and coverage campus-wide, including 29 academic and administrative buildings.

$2 Million Grant To Fund Davidson College AP Instruction Pilot

Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.

EBSCO Partners with OpenAthens for Single Sign-On

EBSCO Information Services has expanded an existing partnership with Eduserv's OpenAthens to provide users with a single sign-on tool to log into an organization's content accounts.

Educate Online Launches Competency-Based Ed Management Program

Educate Online is offering a new comprehensive product designed to provide technology and services for every aspect of competency-based education.



Radboud U Adopts New Identity Management Software for 25,000 Students

Radboud University has turned to identity management software to gain control over user access to network resources, including secure data.

E-Library of Research Materials Bulks Up Literature Collection

A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.

CENIC Offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service Tools

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California now offers a suite of infrastructure-as-a-service cloud services for member institutions in California's research and education community, eliminating the need to conduct local procurement processes for these services.

Northern Arizona U Expands Competency-Based Degree Options

Northern Arizona University has added bachelor of science options to its online, competency-based personalized learning degree offerings.

Illinois State U Updates Network To Support Classroom Tech

Illinois State University has upgraded its network to the latest 802.11ac wireless technology to support more than 30,000 mobile and wireless devices, including collaboration tools and classroom technology.

Microsoft Beefs Up Azure; Offers Cloud Platform to Ebola Researchers

Determined to set his company's cloud platform apart from the competition, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella called a press event in San Francisco to unveil several enhancements for Azure, including beefed up virtual machines and storage and a marketplace where cloud-based providers can promote their services. The company said it would also make its cloud resources available to Ebola researchers.