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How Tech Helps Eliminate Campus Parking Challenges for Students

Campus parking has been transformed by technology in recent years, and one of the most important new technologies is parking guidance. Parking guidance uses sensors to keep track of how many spaces are available in a parking lot or garage and on individual floors and transmits that information to strategically placed signage to help direct…

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The Value of Building Virtual Campus Tours

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of higher education, including the college selection process. Gone are the days—temporarily—of the tradition of prospective students taking road trips to visit colleges or universities they are considering attending to get a sense of the campus, speak with current students and faculty, tour student housing, and explore the…

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10 New EdTech Tools to Power Teaching and Learning

Instead of the usual hustle and bustle through bright and crowded exhibit hall aisles, trade shows kept exhibitors and attendees at home this year and took a virtual approach to showcasing new edtech tools and trends. During FETC and TCEA in late January and early February, virtual attendees attended presentations and engaging keynotes–and also had the chance to explore the…

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Why an Educational Institution’s Website Can Make or Break its Credibility

For many–if not most–potential students, as well as faculty and staff seeking employment, your college or university’s website delivers their first impressions of your institution directly onto their phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. The impact of “curb appeal,” of driving past your gates or taking an anonymous stroll around your campus to get a…

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How Simulated Healthcare Training Supports Medical Education Programs

Healthcare simulation is the modern way to educate and train healthcare professionals to master cognitive, technical, and behavioral skill sets through technologically advanced crafted experiences. The term healthcare simulation is also commonly referred to as medical simulation or, in specific circumstances, surgical simulation and nursing simulation. How does the healthcare simulation methodology work? The process…

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3 Ways to Engage Remote Students and Donors with Immersive Content

Higher education organizations have traditionally been slower to adopt technology and embrace digital transformation than others. But this last year has forced higher education institutions–both four-year colleges and universities and community colleges–to accelerate their digital efforts. Practically overnight, their online presence became their only presence. Without in-person classes or campus events, organizations must adopt a…

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3 Ways to Engage Remote Students and Donors with Immersive Content

Higher education organizations have traditionally been slower to adopt technology and embrace digital transformation than others. But this last year has forced higher education institutions–both four-year colleges and universities and community colleges–to accelerate their digital efforts. Practically overnight, their online presence became their only presence. Without in-person classes or campus events, organizations must adopt a…

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FBD Products in Quick Service Restaurants
July 25, 2024

FBD products are making a difference in quick service restaurants. Amidst escalating costs and demands for customization in the food service industry, the popularity of frozen beverages continues to rise across all demographic groups. To meet these challenges, FBD offers innovative, practical solutions. Our advanced bag-in-box machines simplify preparation and reduce labor costs, assisting…

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Restoring Puerto Rican History After Hurricane Maria
July 25, 2024

Polygon document recovery solutions were put to the test after Hurricane Maria in 2017. Puerto Rican history was at stake from damage to the Instituto de Cultura Peurtorriqueña building, causing leaks, humidity, and mold. Polygon’s document recovery center received nearly 2,000 boxes of documents from Puerto Rico in 2023. These valuable pieces of Puerto…

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Document Recovery Chamber: Inside Polygon’s Advanced Vacuum Freeze-Dry Process
July 25, 2024

Join Chris Chylack, District Manager at Polygon U.S., as he provides an insightful tour of their advanced vacuum freeze-dry process at the Allentown, Pennsylvania, Document Recovery Center. This state-of-the-art procedure begins by stabilizing water-damaged materials in blast freezers, preventing further degradation. The materials are then subjected to a sublimation process in a specialized chamber,…

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Managing Humidity in a NCAA Ice Rink
July 25, 2024

Indoor ice rinks, crucial for sports and recreation, often face challenges managing humidity, leading to condensation and fog. These issues arise from factors like spectator presence, inadequate ventilation, and temperature variations, impacting playability and revenue. A case study at a NCAA Division 1 rink in Massachusetts highlighted how failing air handlers jeopardized operations just…

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection…

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection…

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Why the Right AV is Critical for Remote Learning
February 25, 2021

BY JARED MUKAI, PH.D., MANAGER OF AV TECHNOLOGIES AND SPECIAL PROJECTS, PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY This summer posed some unique challenges for colleges and universities across the country, as many needed to act quickly to implement the right AV technology solutions to help faculty create collaborative and engaging learning experiences, regardless of whether or not students would…

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Why College Curriculum Should Include Data Center Education
February 17, 2021

More people are retiring from data centers than are joining the profession. Research suggests that about 33 percent of data center professionals in the US expect to retire by 2025, and as previously noted, the pool of candidates to replace them is small and shrinking by the day. Our typical approach as an industry–relying on…

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Bridging the Educational Divide with Tech Skilling
February 17, 2021

Closing the educational divide and the digital skills gap has always been important to technologically-minded educators, but the disruptions of COVID-19 have brought a new urgency. Ensuring all students can participate equitably and fulfill their dreams in society hinges on having the right access to technology, especially in the education system. Students from underserved schools…

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7 Higher-Ed IT Trends to Track in 2021
February 11, 2021

Higher education, like many other industries, has undoubtedly been hit heavily by the pandemic. Classes have shifted to online and hybrid environments, budgets are squeezed more than ever, and higher-ed IT and technology needs continue to evolve. Institutions are taking a hard look at IT infrastructure to ensure they are set up to provide the…

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How Virtual Schools will Lead the ‘Next Normal’
February 9, 2021

For some industries, 2020 was a boon to business. Their vision and innovative thinking were finally acknowledged and given the attention they deserved. One of them is education–specifically online learning and virtual schools. Online learning is growing rapidly and is well-positioned to be the next big thing in education. In fact, virtual schools are on track…

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3 Keys to Success for Using Cloud Solutions in Higher Ed
February 4, 2021

Like a wide range of industries, higher education institutions have adopted cloud solutions that offer a variety of immediate and longer-term benefits specific to the needs of universities and colleges. Cloud computing is especially effective in supporting content services platforms that aggregate documents and information across multiple repositories to connect disparate applications. Content services are…

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7 Apps to Teach Students Coding Skills
February 2, 2021

Inspired by the Hour of Code, many educators have pledged to go well beyond 60 minutes and teach their students coding and programming skills on a regular basis. The beauty of learning to code is that its benefits stay with students even if students do not pursue programming degrees or careers. Computational thinking, problem solving, and…

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