Researchers publish social media data early for pandemic response
Researchers at Georgia State University published a data set of more than 140 million tweets related to COVID-19 ahead of schedule to serve as a resource for the global research community.
University of Washington wants to record your coughing sounds
To train a new app to monitor coughs from COVID-19 patients, researchers are asking for volunteers to submit vocal samples to train the software.
Historical flood data could help first responders spot trouble early
Researchers at Texas A&M University developed a new tool they say could provide a new technique for anticipating major flooding events.
Indiana's new school data website uses a conversational style
The portal allows parents to compare the state's K-12 education options on metrics like student demographics, test performance and school spending.
Penn State's new mobile app puts all academic resources in one place
The new mobile app is "bringing everything together" for students' convenience, said university leaders.
Activists pressure colleges to abandon facial-recognition tech
Advocacy group Fight for the Future says the potential harm of facial recognition is too great and that higher education should give it up altogether.
Ransomware used HVAC to infect Michigan K-12 district
Students were told to stay home as staff at Richmond Community Schools work to restore functionality to heating, telephone and other critical systems.
Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree
Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.
University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators
The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.