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Penn State's new mobile app puts all academic resources in one place

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

The new mobile app is "bringing everything together" for students' convenience, said university leaders.

Activists pressure colleges to abandon facial-recognition tech

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.

Upcoming database will enable universities to share policy ideas

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Each school has their own policies. A new tool slated for release in 2020 will allow researchers to search and filter them all from one location.

Ed. Dept., Educause partner to promote cybersecurity collaboration

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The department says exchanging expertise and intelligence on information security will help institutions better safeguard student data.

Improve student outcomes with data partnerships, UT researchers urge

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A new report outlines how a partnership between the UT System and the U.S. Census Bureau is advancing data-driven policy that puts students first.

Ohio's Miami U. looks for first chief data officer

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Focused on data governance and accessibility, the new CDO will be in charge of developing and guiding an institution-wide data strategy.