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Unigo, Get Schooled Partner of Gamified College Search Platform

Unigo and Get Schooled have partnered on a gamified platform designed to help students select and prepare for college.

Challenged Public Research Universities Could Do Way More with Tech

Publicly-funded research universities aren't doing everything they could to leverage the technology in addressing two of their major challenges: budgetary pressures and changes in how students consume higher education, according to a new research report from Ithaka S+R.

Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced

The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.

UNC-Chapel Hill Forms Campus Partnership for Commercializing Tech Innovation

In an effort to promote commercialization of technology at the University of North Carolina, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is launching a program for entrepreneurial education and mentoring as well as supporting UNC technology-based companies.



Hypersign Updates Signage Software for Samsung Displays

Hypersign has updated its digital signage software to support Samsung's new D Series Smart Signage displays.

Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant

California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.

U Texas El Paso Expands Distance Programs for Underserved Students

The University of Texas at El Paso is launching UTEP Connect, an online education initiative designed to provide access to education for approximately 5,000 underserved students.

American University of Sharjah Deploys Campus-Wide Wi-Fi

American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.

Teradata University Network Selects Data Analytics Contest Winners

Teradata University Network has selected the winners of its first data analytics contest for higher education students.

Baylor College of Medicine Teams with High School Students on Cancer Research

Students at Dawson School are using algorithms they developed themselves to look for patterns in cancer data provided by the Baylor College of Medicine.