Colin Wood

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

Students at UNC are attending class through virtual reality headsets

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

For 28 students taking associate professor Steven King's "emerging technologies" class, attending class virtually has taken on a new meaning.

Higher Education

Need online courses? New university consortium has 1 million openings

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

A 19-university consortium led by Acadeum is offering "deep discounts" to institutions that need additional capacity during the shift to distance education.

Higher Education

Esri offers students free access to mapping platform, tutorials

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

The software company best known for its geographic information system software is offering free access to some of its online tools and resources during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Higher Education

U. of South Florida breaks ground on innovation facility

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The 120,000-square-foot building is the first addition to the university's research park since 2005.

Higher Education

Coursera offers free access to universities closed by coronavirus

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

The dozens of institutions closing their doors in recent days in response to the public health crisis now have an additional resource to draw from.

Higher Education

Historical flood data could help first responders spot trouble early

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Researchers at Texas A&M University developed a new tool they say could provide a new technique for anticipating major flooding events.

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