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University of Michigan 'first' university in nation to launch 6E network
The University of Michigan says its the first higher ed institution to use 6E network technology, which allows more connections.
University of Georgia invests more than $2M to expand high-performance computing center
The University of Georgia is spending $2.3 million to equip new researchers with access to high-performance computing resources.
University of Florida now offers faculty and staff free AI courses
In a bid to promote AI education, the University of Florida is offering free microcredential courses in AI to its faculty and staff.
Canvas will let students connect to health services directly from the LMS
Instructure, which publishes the Canvas learning management system, is integrating campus telehealth provider TimelyMD into its software.
For virtual reality to stick, universities need meaningful classroom content
As universities add virtual reality to the classroom, coders and designers are working with instructors to create meaningful experiences.
(Non-Russian) GrubHub bots return to Ohio State campus this fall
Technology from the Google-alum robotics startup Cartken will replace Yandex bots for Grubhub deliveries on Ohio State University campus.
Emerging Tech — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
Trends in data analytics, cryptocurrency, easy application development and virtual reality are shaking up government and academic IT.
Balancing optimism with caution in higher ed AI
Higher education leaders are right to be cautious about using artificial intelligence in classrooms or operations, Educause's Kathe Palletier writes. But there are reasons for optimism, and helpful examples to guide ethical and practical applications.
University faculty want more time to evaluate edtech, poll finds
New research from the College Innovation Network found that only one-third of faculty feel they have enough time to review new tech tools.
CUNY gets $2 million to make New York 'global hub' for video game industry
A new four-year degree in game design is part of a push from Mayor Eric Adams to attract the video game industry to New York.