AI-powered chatbots automate IT help at Dartmouth
The Ivy League university is using a virtual assistant built on natural-language processing to field IT service requests from students and faculty during the pandemic.
UT Dallas launches new low-code business course
Using software from Appian, students will learn skills like process orchestration, robotic process automation and intelligent document processing.
Kognito's university alcohol and drug simulation isn't preachy
The company says the tool's goal isn't to prescribe goals or values, but to encourage students to set their own goals and equip them to follow through.
SFSU students win competition for 'Simba Police' app
The voice-activated mobile assistant, which won first place at a pitch competition, will be able to run background checks, scan license plates, retrieve driver details even call for backup.
Transcription firm Verbit eyes new languages with $31M funding round
The company says its technology, used in many top learning institutions, will be improved and expanded to include support for additional languages.
In higher ed, not all chatbots are created equal
Commentary: Choose technology that best suits the institution's specific needs for student engagement, just as USC Aiken has, says Daniel Robb.
Stanford's 'QuizBot' helps students retain 25 percent more information
Backed by an artificial intelligence named "Frosty the penguin," a new chatbot was shown to encourage longer study periods and raise quiz scores.
University of South Carolina announces AI institute
A shared space will allow faculty and students a chance to work together across disciplines to solve difficult problems facing various industries.
How AI tools are changing the need to build more elasticity in enterprise data storage
Artificial intelligence gives higher education institutions better insights into their data, if infrastructure supports the levels of compute needed.