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Pacific U Automates Admissions, Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Pacific University is the latest institution to roll out Softdocs’ Etrieve. The enterprise content management, e-forms and process automation platform allows the university to modernize its business operations and go paperless.

Network-Ready LED Lighting Solutions Cut Energy Costs in Half

Energy Focus, a provider of energy efficient LED lighting products, has launched two network-ready lighting solutions that boast of 50 percent energy savings.

Amazon Launches $2.5 Million AI Contest for College Students

The Alexa Prize contest from Amazon challenges college and university students to advance conversational artificial intelligence and develop chatty socialbots.

Carlow University Replaces Legacy LMS to Improve Collaboration

Carlow University in Pittsburgh is replacing its legacy learning management system with one new to the higher ed market.



Motivis Updates Competency Ed Platform

Motivis Learning is launching the second iteration of Unity, its learning relationship management system designed strictly for competency-based education, Unity 2.0.

Modo Labs Debuts Student App Competition

Modo Labs is launching The Great Mobile Appathon, a mobile app development competition for students at select universities.

Brown Student-Developed Module Speeds Archaeological Analysis

A team of participants at Brown University has undertaken a project to expedite archaeological laboratory research with the use of a customized digital recording system.

Case Western Opens IoT Lab

The Ohio-based university has opened up a new institute dedicated to developing Internet of Things technology. The institute will leverage the university’s work in sensors and electronics, networks and communications, systems and controls, data science and analytics, and other technology fields related to IoT.

Canvas Adds Mobile Annotation Tool

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.

Epson Launches iProjection App for Chromebooks

Epson today has released its iProjection App for Chromebooks, enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks onto Epson Brightlink interactive projectors and most PowerLite projectors.

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