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Buffalo State Outsources ResNet

Multiple institutions that are part of the State University of New York System are choosing to outsource the build out of wireless connectivity in their residence dorms. SUNY Buffalo State, with nearly 11,000 students, will be working with Apogee, a company that specifically manages campus residential networks.

MIT Mini Maker Faire Draws 3,000 Attendees

The inaugural Maker Faire in Cambridge, MA, featured everything from demonstrations of DIY DNA to 3D Printing.

Student Game Developers Leveling Up With Eye Tracking Tech

Game development students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology will get hands-on experience with eye tracking tech thanks to the institution's partnership with Tobii Technology.

Stanford Business Programs Start Using Canvas LMS

Stanford Graduate School of Business is implementing the LMS Canvas for its management education programs, including its MBA.



3D Tissue Creation at Heart of Biofabrication Degree

A new multi-institutional graduate program will help students learn how to create human tissue with 3D "bioprinting."

Penn State To Create PD Badge System for Educators

Penn State University has landed a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

U Bedfordshire Implements End-User IT Analytics

The University of Bedfordshire in the UK has implemented an end-user IT analytics platform to help improve the efficiency of its IT service desk.

U Western Ontario Implements Hybrid Storage for Online Lectures

The University of Western Ontario has implemented a hybrid storage appliance to ensure continuous availability of its online video lectures.

Skidmore College Taps Solar Power for 11 Percent of Energy Needs

Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY, has completed a 2,085-kilowatt solar installation designed to provide 11 percent of the institution's energy needs.

UNC Greensboro Gets $7.7 Million for STEM Teacher Support

The U.S. Department of Education will give the university $1.6 million a year for the next five years to support the program.