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Christie Intros 3 High-Brightness Projectors

Christie is adding three high-brightness 1-chip DLP projectors to its Q Series line.

Online Courses in High School Could Help with College Prep

A recent study suggested that taking online classes especially benefits students' "self-regulatory behaviors," which are important for success in higher education. Time management and the coordination of "distributed" or study groups surfaced as being particularly important.

Judson University Boosts Bandwidth

Judson University has implemented fiber-based Ethernet services at its main campus in Elgin, IL, to increase the bandwidth available to students and faculty accessing online classes and educational resources, as well as for administrative and recreational network usage.

Indiana U To Build NSF-Funded Cloud for Science and Engineering Research

Indiana University's Pervasive Technology Institute is building a new cloud environment that will provide on-demand computing and data analysis resources for science and engineering research.



U Victoria, U Michigan Partner on HPC for High Energy Physics Research

Physicists at the University of Michigan and the University of Victoria in Canada have implemented a multi-site supercomputing project to help them share massive volumes of data with the CERN Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland and 100 computing centers around the world.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.

Autodesk Offers Design Software Free to Ed Institutions

Autodesk has released its design software free to students, instructors and educational institutions anywhere in the world.

Southwestern College To Save $600,000 Annually with Solar

Southwestern College has completed installation of a 3.2-megawatt solar power system at its Chula Vista campus.

University of Alberta Taps IBM Streaming Analytics Software for Climate Change Research

Advanced analytics software from IBM is providing researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment.

Let's Encrypt Could Secure All Web Sites Free and Easily

By next summer, every Web site could start encrypting its communications free and easily. That's the idea behind a new consortium effort.