Ryan Johnston

Higher Education

How VCU's cyber-physical security system is keeping 32,000 students safe

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

Virginia Commonwealth University CIO Alex Henson says recent upgrades are improving safety and tightening partnerships with local law enforcement.

K-12

Brooklyn school students boycott self-directed learning program

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

High-school students staged a walk-out after the self-directed Summit Learning program left both students and teachers "lost."

Higher Education

Virginia Tech announces $1 billion 'innovation campus'

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

Planned near Amazon's Northern-Virginia HQ2 site, the campus will host STEM graduate students next year.

Higher Education

DHS grants $1.27 million for cyber-risk economics research

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days ago

The new funding will help fill demand for a "data-driven model for understanding and characterizing harms."

K-12

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

K-12

Mobile learning 'shifting the paradigm' of K-12 education, says Apple executive

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Apple Education's Jon Landis told a conference audience that educators must evolve to keep pace with the unprecedented changes seen in tech today.

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