Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

Miami Dade College selects Canvas for new learning management system

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

The upgrade is to replace the large public institution's existing Blackboard implementation.

Higher Education

WGU partners with governors to ‘democratize’ higher education

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

A new partnership is hoped to fuel new skills training programs and increase access to university-level education.


Washington Adventist University acknowledges ransomware incident

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The 1,500-student school outside Washington, D.C., said an attack disabled campus networks, but that in-person and virtual classes are proceeding.

Emerging Tech

U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding work to build robots that can help first responders avoid danger in the field.

Higher Education

SUNY Poly ditches physical bookstores with virtual offering

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

A deal with Akademos gives the institution a chance to repurpose the space that some students were calling "out of date."

Higher Education

UCLA taps Google Cloud for API project

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

A Google Cloud executive said APIs are unlocking data for organizations across universities, including at UCLA.