higher education news
U. Arizona partners with Navy on online classes for service members
The new partnership will give sailors, marines and coast guardsmen the opportunity to complete coursework in intelligence and applied computing.
Florida International University launches cybersecurity apprenticeships
The new program will give students on-the-job cybersecurity training and aims to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage.
New U. Texas tool predicts how many infected will show up to school
The predictive model uses county-level health data to show how many infected people are likely to show up at schools anywhere in the United States.
Ohio State researchers outline ‘smart’ job growth post-COVID
A new study from university researchers offers the central Ohio region six ideas to prepare for jobs of the future.
COVID-19 resurgence forces colleges to change reopening plans yet again
Record breaking infection rates and expected holiday travel have forced colleges and universities to reevaluate their plans to resume in-person activity.
Jill Biden promotes community colleges' role in workforce development
Two-year colleges are essential to educating students and workers to develop a strong, skilled workforce, the incoming first lady said.
Penn State geographers build VR to show climate change effects
The researchers said the tool will help visualize the impact of climate change on forests and help establish reasonable next steps for future ecological policy.
U. California system expands COVID-19 exposure app to more campuses
The app, which tracks users’ exposure to coronavirus, was piloted at two campuses and will expand to five more in the University of California system.
AI helps institutions strengthen cybersecurity posture, U. Wisconsin CISO says
AI and ML are being used by adversaries to improve their attacks, but institutions can leverage the same tools to keep their networks safe.
Advanced e-signature tools liberate organizations to go paperless
Remote work requires new ways to manage paperwork, prompting organizations to turn to secure, cloud-based tools to sign and process documents.