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Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering solutions and what's next in higher education technology. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

UMass Lowell cancels classes due to possible cyberattack

by Emily Bamforth • 2 hours ago

The school has lost several days of classes due to a cyber incident that's still under investigation.

Higher Education

Ellucian, McGraw Hill acquired in private-equity deals

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

Ellucian and McGraw Hill both announced changes in ownership this week. McGraw Hill was sold for $4.5 billion, but the Ellucian sale's terms were not announced.

Higher Education

University of Rochester promotes deputy CIO to top spot

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

University of Rochester Deputy Chief Information Officer Julie Myers was named the university's new CIO.

Higher Education

Iowa community college to resume online classes after ransomware attack

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

Administrators at Des Moines Area Community College said they're now working with law enforcement to recover from the cyberattack.

Higher Education

Technology aids university transfer students, but human connection is key

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

Universities and colleges are getting better organized with credit transfers, but technology can't replace face-to-face orientations, leaders said.

Higher Education

Universities review peer note-taking as assistive technology options multiply

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

A pandemic-era influx of distance-learning technology is affording new opportunities to students who want more options for notes and other course materials.

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