higher education news
Hackers steal admissions data from three colleges, offer sale to prospective students
Emails from "Diane Evergreen" are offering students a chance to see what their prospective colleges think of them, for the price of just $3,890.
'CodeCrush' immersion experience builds a Midwest STEM community
A grassroots coding workshop in South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska is giving girls and their teachers a new resource for building technology skills.
Edtech leaders nudge Congress on grant funding, student data privacy
Educators from across the country gathered in Washington to meet with representatives on issues like Title II, Title IV and E-rate.
Predictive analytics tools are boosting graduation rates and ROI, say university officials
University leaders at SXSW EDU 2019 say they're now able to spot anomalies and intervene to help struggling students sooner.
Extend financial aid to cover more alternative education programs, groups say
A new report makes the claim that the funding policy landscape is decades behind modern learning environments.
Emotet malware shut down classes for two days at Tennessee college
Columbia State Community College's networks and devices were forced offline after an employee opened a malicious email earlier this month.
How NC State is planning for the future of quantum computing
Through partnership with IBM, administrators say they're training students in a technology that will soon become a valuable skill for employers.
Calculus video game boosted test pass rates say Texas A&M researchers
Playing a custom-built video game was shown to significantly improve test scores in introductory calculus classes.
University retention is falling, but data interventions can help
Commentary: Andrew Geant, co-founder and CEO of online tutoring company Wyzant, shows how technology can help schools support students proactively.
University students saved $177 million in 2018 using OpenStax OER
The era of traditional textbooks and their high costs is coming to a close, says OpenStax' David Harris.