Industry News

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site, “Bringing Us Together, Improving Communications and Lives.” The site joins two others at Mines – one of only two universities in the state to have three active REU sites.
4/7/2014
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its inaugural class of inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for Floridians, the State of Florida, and the United States. The deadline for nominations is Jun. 2, 2014
4/7/2014
Underscoring its commitment to provide premier AV and IT communication solutions, Advanced announced the opening of two new Collaboration Assessment Centers in Mississauga and downtown Toronto to demonstrate the latest meeting room solutions.
4/4/2014
Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that Fort Hays State University (FHSU), the fastest growing of the Kansas Board of Regents universities, has replaced its existing 802.11n wireless infrastructure with a new Aruba 802.11ac-based network.
4/4/2014
The university is piloting “whole-degree financing” to help students and their families make their college education more affordable and predictable – and reduce student debt -- by planning for the entire four-year degree, rather than a year or semester at a time. Grand View’s Financial Empowerment Plan (FEP) enables families to know what their degree will cost and to plan for the long term.
4/4/2014
Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group is introducing the availability of off-white-colored versions of all its 9000 Series DLP projectors. The CP-X9111, CP-WX9211 and CP-WU9411 projectors achieve up to 10,000 lumens brightness with remarkable image quality and ease of installation, making them ideal for large venues and staging applications.
4/4/2014
Underscoring its leadership in the projector market, Epson America, Inc. announced it continues to hold the number one position in North America for 2013. According to PMA Research, the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, Epson continued momentum in the market by growing its overall North America market share to 39 percent in units in 2013.
4/3/2014
An international panel of climate scientists and economists will release a massive new report April 9 that finds the benefits of global warming “greatly exceed any plausible estimate of its costs.” The new report, the second and third volumes of Climate Change Reconsidered II, were produced by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) and published by The Heartland Institute.
4/3/2014
Cengage Learning has eliminated approximately $4 billion in funded debt and has excellent liquidity to support its strategic plans, having secured $1.75 billion in exit financing. In addition, the company has forged new technology partnerships, revamped its product development and delivery model, and realigned its sales and marketing approach to get even closer to end-users in order to anticipate their evolving needs.
4/3/2014

Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D., has partnered with Mississippi State University to provide an integrated LED centerhung video display system for Humphrey Coliseum, home of Bulldogs basketball on campus in Starkville, Miss. The system includes four main video displays and two ring displays suspended above the court to keep fans informed and entertained throughout every event.

4/3/2014

Tivoli’s popular TivoTape™ Series expands with a new high output, premium color, flexible and field trimmable LED solution for cove, under-counter / cabinet accents for both indoor and outdoor applications.

4/2/2014
With more than 6,000 students and a 240-acre campus, In Case of Crisis has helped Northwest Missouri State University proactively prepare its students, faculty and staff for specific emergencies, offering actions to take in cases of fire, severe weather, evacuation and workplace violence, among other situations.
4/2/2014
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators unveiled a new, mobile-friendly tool that compiles important financial aid regulations, legislation and other key resources into one convenient place so financial aid office staff have the information they need to better serve students and families.
4/2/2014

Students who participate in the Archaeology Field School at The Speaker’s House in Trappe, Pa. this summer can earn college credits for their work, thanks to a new partnership with Montgomery County Community College.

4/2/2014
Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.
4/1/2014

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