higher education news
Nine universities unite on blockchain credentialing project
Top universities from around the world have announced a partnership consolidating efforts to develop digital credentials that are easier to share.
Using 'USB Killer,' former student fries $58,000 in college computer equipment
An alumnus of The College of St. Rose destroyed 66 computers, monitors and digital podiums using a device he bought online.
U. Pittsburgh names Mark Henderson as new CIO
Henderson will succeed Pitt's current CIO, who retired in February after 40 years at the university.
St. Louis universities build consortium for cybersecurity students
For supporting students and building relationships with industry, the group's members say they can do more together than they could have alone.
How universities can innovate their way to a smart-campus ecosystem
It starts by putting students at the center of the design model, explains Michael L. Mathews, CIO at Oral Roberts University.
SUNY Buffalo rolls out online series on computer vision, a hot field in AI
The university says studying the subject will help its students get a leg up on an emerging trend in computer science.
Reading from screens hurts comprehension, research finds
New research indicates paper has the edge when it comes to understanding the material, but digital media remains easier to distribute and carry.
Stetson U. adds cybersecurity to its degree offerings
Amid a growing need for a talented cybersecurity workforce, the Florida school has announced a new program around network security and related topics.
Dartmouth addresses email security concerns with two-factor authentication rollout
The college plans to secure user accounts with 2FA from the security company, Duo.
UNC business school expands technology-based skills programs
The university has announced a partnership with edtech company 2U, which is acquiring training provider Trilogy Education for $750 million.