Edtech giant Blackboard to merge with Anthology
Executives of the two companies said they want to create an "edtech ecosystem" with their combined technologies.
U. Central Florida uses holograms to train medical students
University leaders said the technology, which could replace live patients, allows students to familiarize themselves with a broader range of symptoms and rare cases.
Midwest higher education group selects Dell as data center provider
Dell will offer data center modernization and virtualization technologies to schools and universities seeking bulk discounts on IT modernization projects.
Texas A&M website tells students which devices to bring to campus this fall
Instead of scanning individual department pages for minimum technology requirements, students can now answer a survey to receive guidelines.
Class raises $105 million in Series B funding
Class founder Michael Chasen said the funding will allow the company to reach places where a need for online learning is "urgent."
Everfi, creator of Alcohol.edu, sells off higher education arm for $100 million
The training and risk-management firm Vector Solutions bought the business and now claims customers at half of the U.S.'s degree-granting institutions.
Instructure unveils its 'Edtech Collective'
The maker of the Canvas learning management system says its website offers space for companies to connect, spurring progress in edtech.
Redesigning universities to produce more equitable outcomes
Effective student success programs at Georgia State University, one of the largest minority-serving institutions, can work at other institutions, too.
Modern Campus acquired three companies in 2021, with an eye to student engagement
Modern Campus CEO Brian Kibby said his firm aims to help colleges and universities engage their students in lifelong relationships.