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Campus Technology Announces 2015 Innovators Award Honorees

Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories.

Student Teams To Design Deep Space Exploration Technology for NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has picked eight teams from colleges and universities in the United States to help it with new technology projects for deep space exploration, including the agency's planned journey to Mars.

U Michigan Wins Grant To Train Education Researchers

The University of Michigan has won a $4 million grant to launch a predoctoral research program in education sciences.

LiteManager Adds Support for Linux, Mac OS

LiteManager has updated its remote support and classroom management tool, also dubbed LiteManager, to include screen sharing and support for Mac OS and Linux.



TrueConf Server Enables Up to 25 Participants in Video Conferences

videoconferencing application from a Russian company now allows up to 25 people to appear on screen during group sessions.

UC Irvine Implements New Storage Management

The University of California Irvine has implemented a new storage system to manage all of its virtualized workloads.

Report: Giving Credit for Prior Learning Boosts Persistence

Anew report from Pearson Education and the American Council on Education lays out the benefits to students, institutions and employers for issuing credit for prior learning.

New Partnerships Aim To Make College Costs More Visible

College Abacus’ app that aggregates financial information on 4,500 colleges and universities is now available at ACT Profile and Noodle.

Pexip Adds Videoconferencing for iOS Devices

A company that enables schools to collaborate online through virtual meetings has introduced a new mobile app that lets users connect through their iOS-powered devices.

Report: U.S. Schools Do Lousy Job of Recruiting International Students

A new research project by StudyPortals and the British Council took a "mystery shopper" approach to understand just how well 974 institutions around the world help those students find the information they need to make a decision about where to study.