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The future of identity, security and virtual learning in higher ed
As universities plan for more virtual learning, multi-factor and passwordless security will take on greater importance against new security threats.
For fall semester, SDSU prepares 'ecosystem of approaches'
CIO Jerry Sheehan said that new technology and improvements to online learning will ensure students have continued access to quality education in the coming semester.
CSU system investigating wide-reaching Blackbaud cyberattack
A spokesperson for the CSU Chancellor’s Office told EdScoop that all 23 of its campuses use software from Blackbaud, which recently paid its cyberattckers to delete stolen customer data.
U. Arizona acquires online university to better serve nontraditional students
The University Of Arizona has acquired the fully online Ashford University and its technical infrastructure to expand its online platform.
Why Georgia State's new cybersecurity workforce program is different
Cybersecurity degree programs and workforce initiatives are sprouting up around academia, but organizers of a new Georgia State University mentorship program say its focus on evidence-based research sets it apart.
U. Illinois students help WHO build COVID-19 analytics tools
A new initiative has student volunteers assisting World Health Organization offices around the Americas on eight projects that pit data against the current health crisis.
George Washington U. to continue remote education into the fall
As universities around the country decide whether to reopen their campuses, leaders at George Washington University said they're rolling student feedback from the summer and spring terms into their offerings this fall, which will mostly remain online.
Utah Valley University names new CTO
Troy Martin will take over as associate vice president of information technology and chief technology officer for Utah Valley University in August.
New app to help university students stay healthy on campus this fall
A new app from Terra Dotta provides universities a channel to publish guidelines for returning to campus and communicate health updates to students.
Rural community colleges get a shot at new learning programs
The nonprofit Education Design Lab will partner with five community colleges to implement new pathways to postsecondary education for students in rural communities.