Industry News

Crestron has infused the beauty, style and ease-of-use of its TSW line of touch screens into the new TSS-752 room scheduling touch screen. Now shipping, the TSS-752 features a brilliant 7-inch widescreen capacitive color display, bright color beacons that indicate room availability from afar, and a touch screen-centric interface with at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.
4/16/2014
To continue informing national and state-level action on Latino college completion, Excelencia in Education released 53 separate fact sheets updating the current status of college completion among Latinos nationally, in each state, and in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
4/16/2014
Approximately 4,000 high school students across the U.S. took the ACT college readiness assessment on a computer on Saturday, April 12. It was the first-ever computer-based administration of a national undergraduate college admission exam.
4/16/2014
EduRisk, the risk management division of United Educators, announced dates and locations for Title IX Compliance Training: Investigating Student Sexual Assaults in Higher Education. The two-day workshops are open to all staff involved with Title IX investigations at higher education institutions.
4/16/2014
New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) announced that it will partner with Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group to create the nation’s first “Quantified Community” – a fully-instrumented urban neighborhood that will measure and analyze key physical and environmental attributes at Hudson Yards.
4/15/2014
As Baylor Bears football fans and players open the 2014 season in their new home, McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas, they will also experience a new LED video display designed and manufactured by Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota.
4/15/2014
Whitman College in Washington received 3,791 applications for its class of 2018, a drastic 40 percent increase over last year. The college—which typically hovers around a 49 percent acceptance rate—has admitted 1,441 applicants so far, bringing its admit rate down to a highly selective 39.5 percent for the current year.
4/15/2014
Building on the success of its Fast Track Real Estate pilot program launched in January, Montgomery County Community College will incorporate even more flexibility when it offers Real Estate 101 and 102 again in May.
4/15/2014
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and industry partner RESPEC announced the launch of the Shale Research Initiative funded by the State of South Dakota in the recently concluded legislative session. Initial work will assess the feasibility of what would be the nation’s first underground shale research laboratory.
4/14/2014
Choate Construction Company and the University of North Carolina celebrated the completion of the Imaging Research Building, now titled Marsico Hall. Located on UNC’s campus in Chapel Hill, Marsico Hall will be the University’s premiere research facility, bringing together both UNC’s School of Pharmacy and the School of Medicine.
4/14/2014
Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable, and easiest to deploy and maintain network access control (NAC) solutions for diverse networks in support of BYOD, announces the availability of a Safe•Connect custom policy to address the end of support for Windows XP.
4/14/2014
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced the launch of Analytics On Demand, an innovative data analysis tool to help libraries discover key insights about their library community—who is and isn’t using their resources—to better inform strategic planning, collection development, programming and to measure the impact of day-to-day decision making.
4/14/2014
The Hitachi CP-WU13K projector offers 13,000 lumens brightness plus advanced functionality and flexible installation features, ideal for large auditoriums, broadcast applications, conference rooms, museums and concert or stage productions.
4/11/2014
Inceptia, a division of NSLP, announced that it will pilot its proprietary online financial education program, Financial Avenue, for free to all high schools in California, Nebraska, New Mexico, Michigan, Oregon, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
4/11/2014
The second-year results of Money Matters on Campus show that policy makers, practitioners and educators should encourage more and differentiated financial literacy education components in K-12 environments. Further, results indicate that colleges and universities should provide financial education early on in the college experience to maximize the likelihood that students will make sound financial decisions and increase their chance of degree completion.
4/11/2014

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