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.

Emerging Tech

One Morehouse College professor wants every student to have a VR headset

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Muhsinah Morris, an assistant professor of chemistry at Morehouse, said she wants all incoming freshmen to be issued a VR headset.

Higher Education

Instructure acquires Concentric Sky, the firm behind Canvas' badges

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Instructure has purchased Concentric Sky, the firm behind the default badging tool included in the Canvas learning management system.

Higher Education

Modern Campus joins Ellucian's integrated services platform

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Modern Campus said the new partnership will make it easier for institutions using technology from both companies to integrate the software.

Higher Education

Yale admin stole millions in computer equipment to buy fancy things

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Jamie Petrone-Codrington pleaded guilty to wire fraud and filing false tax returns after a nine-year scheme that cost the school $40 million.

Cybersecurity

University cyber range in Arizona opens its doors

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Ottawa University in Arizona's new cyber range is helping students, but the school's offering training to government and businesses too.

Higher Education

Arkansas expands VR for job training program after early success

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Officials said they plan to expand a program that uses VR technology from Transfr and reach another 4,500 students this year.

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