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

Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.

Higher Education

CSU San Bernardino named National Center for Cybersecurity Education

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The university is to serve as a national model for cybersecurity education as it develops five regional cybersecurity hubs throughout the United States.

Higher Education

Despite challenges, university CIOs back continuing pandemic-era tech

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The CIOs of Texas Tech and Virginia Tech their new hybrid-learning models contain much that should be preserved once the pandemic has passed.

Higher Education

States, universities get $126 million for workforce development programs

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The U.S. Department of Education is funding participants in its Reimagine Workforce Preparation program through funding provided through CARES Act grants.

Higher Education

'Studytable' gives Purdue U. classmates new ways to connect

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

An app originally designed as a way for students to earn extra cash by helping their classmates has been redesigned to allow free and easy communication during the pandemic.

Higher Education

UT Austin business class beams in 3D hologram of professor

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

A business school at the University of Texas, Austin, has partnered with a local startup to beam full-body 3D holograms of professors into the classroom.

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