Ryan Johnston

Ryan Johnston

Staff Reporter

Ryan Johnston is a staff writer for StateScoop and EdScoop, where he writes about city and community efforts to expand technology access and utilize public data.

Johnston graduated from Wake Forest University in December 2017 with a major in communications and a minor in journalism and Latin American studies. He interned with Scoop News Group as an undergraduate, and returned for a year-long editorial fellowship in January 2018.
Johnston is a Vermont native and an avid golfer and soccer player, and resides in Washington, D.C.

Higher Education

Miami Dade College, IBM partner to build tech-focused workforce

by Ryan Johnston • 13 hours ago

Miami Dade College will receive $10 million in assets from IBM over the next three years to expand its workforce development and technology programming.

Higher Education

University of Connecticut, AT&T plan 5G lab

by Ryan Johnston • 2 days ago

UConn's Stamford campus will install a 5G lab with AT&T to help students and faculty research the emerging technology.

Higher Education

Kansas State U. Polytechnic taps Rah Rah for student engagement

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

Administrators said they wanted a remedy for students who kept saying they hadn't heard about many of the university's on-campus resources.

Higher Education

Rice University awards more than $1.6 million in startup competition

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

A team that enables gas stations to update prices and track sales remotely won the top prize at the annual competition.

Higher Education

Temple's online MBA students tap VR for second year

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The emerging technology has received "enthusiastic feedback" from students in its second year of use, a Temple University professor said.

Higher Education

AI-powered chatbots automate IT help at Dartmouth

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The Ivy League university is using a virtual assistant built on natural-language processing to field IT service requests from students and faculty during the pandemic.

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