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Examples of Kurogo
Thousands of institutions in 25 countries are using – and contributing to – Kurogo. Featured below are just a few notable examples.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Built for patients, their families, and other hospital visitors, the mobile website allows users to easily find a doctor.
- Filter search results by department, location, language, gender, name, or keyword.
- Bookmark doctors for easy reference.
- Request appointments using a mobile-optimized form that requests the minimum amount of information required. A great way to set up an appointment while on the move.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Intuitive, grid-based home screen provides easy access to nine modules, including:
- Search for doctors by name, location, speciality or language spoken
- Get maps and directions to the hospital
- Make appointments
- Access social media updates
Harvard uses Kurogo as the basis for a number of apps, including:
- A campus app for iPhone and a mobile website that provide access to a directory, maps, shuttle, course catalog, libraries, and other modules.
- The Harvard Yard Tour app for iPhone incorporates maps, pictures, video, and audio to create a self-guided tour of Harvard Yard.
- The Harvard Reunion app for iPhone and iPad provides event listings, schedules, maps, videos, news and networking for alumni.
University of Vermont
An undergraduate student used Kurogo to develop the campus mobile web site as a summer project.
The site's colorful springboard-style home screen provides mobile access to campus tour, open house, and admissions-related information ranging from deadlines to application fees.>
Brown's mobile website features a unique university radio module that lets students and visitors:
- Listen to the university radio station on their mobile devices
- Learn about school and campus culture
- Review an updated schedule for broadcast days/times
- Tune into their favorite programs
Universität St.Gallen (Switzerland)
Multilingual support is demonstrated in this clean and effective home screen with federated search. Users can quickly view information from news to dining information to library operating hours.
Marist College’s mobile website is useful for both prospective and current students.
- Prospective students can use the app to view admissions-related information ranging from deadlines to application fees.
- Students who have applied can check their application status from the app.
- Enrolled students can view news, maps and academics.
Algonquin College has campuses in three cities. Their mobile website uses location-based services to organize information so that students can easily find the information they need, including cafeteria hours menus, specials, and more.
University of Wisconsin
This mobile website targets current students as well as alumni.
- Current students can view bus schedules, news, maps, and more.
- Alumni are kept connected through the alumni module, which provides separate news and event feeds, and the ability to find alumni chapters.
Location-based services and maps help everyone to find places to watch school games, local events, and more.
University of Central Florida
UCF developed a unique Health and Fitness module that displays timely information about the campus wellness and fitness facilities.
- Color-coded icons indicate which sports and recreation facilities are currently open or closed.
- Easy access to a list of upcoming fitness classes
- Links and phone numbers for sports facilities and health services
St. Edwards University
Students have access to powerful functionality like news, maps, a directory, videos and more. School events are grouped by audience with specific events for undergrads, graduates, faculty, and the general public
Michigan State University
Michigan State has integrated Twitter accounts into their Athletics module, which lets students read up-to-the-minute Tweets during school athletic events.
Students may also view library hours, contact information, databases, and catalogs and locations. Integration with the Map module makes it easy for students to find their way around campus.
University of Sunderland (UK)
This website has a number of features that target prospective students. Easy access to videos, course listings, and social media help prospective students to get a feel for the school, its academic programs, and what's happening on campus - great for supporting admissions and enrollment efforts.
Rochester Institute of Technology
A robust mobile presence with apps for three platforms targeted at students.
- View campus-wide lab locations, hours, photos, descriptions and contact information
- Get cafeteria hours, menus, specials, and locations
- Links from the Lab and Dining modules to the Map module helps students and visitors find their way around campus.
Georgia State University Library
This mobile website helps students to plan their days:
- Check computer availability across the numerous computer lab locations from their mobile devices
- View the number of computers that are free in each lab
- Determine which lab to visit
- View library hours, calendars, and search for upcoming or past events.
Boston College uses their Polls module to engage students by presenting polls about campus life. Students can vote in the polls and view results from their mobile devices.
The web site also presents news, athletics, and events information as well as campus maps, library services, and shuttle bus information.
Targeted promarily at students to help them find what they need fast. This app has a built in directory, map, event calendar, and more.
- Students and visitors can use an up to the minute transit schedule and spend less time waiting in the cold and snow.
- Students can find library and dining hall daily operating hours and menus
Access to the school's "Wildcard" account lets students find their balances and other critical information.Students can also use the Dining and Map modules to view cafeteria hours, menus, specials, and locations.
Union's mobile website features a springboard-style home screen that has been themed with school colors and custom icons for each module.
The federated search bar searches all modules at once, making it easy to find for important information like news, athletics, a list of college offices and services, and more.
A classic list view home screen that lets users scroll to the resource they need. The directory can be used to find student and faculty contact information, as well as links to a map with office locations.
In Fontbonne's mobile website, prospective students and parents can view open house information and a mobile-optimized form for sign up.
The website also includes a directory, map, news and events.