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Month: November 2012

Contactless failure on campus?

User education, card material important to success Zack Martin, editor, Avisian Publications It may seem easy: tap the card against the reader and wait for the door to unlock. That’s...

Reaction mixed as Detroit university ID rule goes into effect

Students at University of Detroit Mercy have mixed reactions about the school’s new rule requiring students, faculty and staff to wear their ID badges while on campus. The reason for...

Texas university student charged with creating fake IDs

San Marcos, Tex. authorities have busted a fake driver license scheme that provided licenses to some Texas State University students. The 20-year-old sophomore engineering student, Jake Waldrep, has been charged...

Under the microscope: Campus card banking

Following the controversial report from U.S. PIRG, Congress investigates both campus card banking partnerships and financial aid dispersal. Is the future of these products in doubt? Jill Jaracz, Contributing Editor,...

No free bus rides without student ID

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who are utilizing their unlimited bus ride passes will, starting next week, have to produce their student ID card as well. The bus rides...

Tulane makes a ‘splash’ with contactless ID

Access begins, more apps to follow Andy Williams, Associate Editor, Avisian Publications A little more than six-years ago, Doug Olson, Tulane’s director of card services, found his office flooded under...

Chinese university to utilize IBM to produce virtual campus

Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, one of China’s oldest universities, has installed a computing solution based on IBM PureSystems. The school intends to use it to help improve education...

California university to install fingerprint scanners outside dorms

In an effort to offer more protection for its students, the University of Southern California is installing fingerprint scanners at the entrance of all on-campus residence facilities. Students have until...

Campus ID is ticket for savings at one California university

School Savings ID, created by a student attending Chapman University, Orange, Calif., could provide students with up to a 20% discount at participating local businesses. Business major Jason Cunningham started...

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