Tags higher education

UC Berkeley names new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Jenn Stringer, who has served as associate CIO and director of educational technology services since 2013, started as UC Berkeley's CIO on Monday.

Tech agility proved essential for university success during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Even as students return to campus in fall, the lessons learned during the rapid shift to remote education continue to be relevant to higher education, technology leaders said.

University presidents say schools must encourage student activism

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Institutions of higher education have a responsibly to support students' demands for change, university presidents said in a recent webinar.

UCLA launches COVID-19 website in more than 40 languages

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

As many minority communities go overlooked during the public health crisis, UCLA delivers health information and resources to the public in dozens of languages, including American Sign Language.

In virtual graduations, colleges get creative to honor graduates

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Robot surrogates, Minecraft simulations and other forms of digital celebration are replacing traditional ceremonies. Participants say it's not the same, but it's what's available.

U. North Texas to offer degrees in cybersecurity, GIS

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Beginning in fall 2021, UNT students will be able to earn degrees in the growing fields of cybersecurity and geographic information systems.

U. Alabama announces virtual summer courses on pandemic issues

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The online classes will explore new challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, such as personal protective equipment shortages and increased domestic abuse.

University of Arizona launches global campus program

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

International students in 34 countries can now attend online classes abroad to earn a U.S. degree from the University of Arizona.

AI can help higher ed, but biased data can harm, warns data scientist

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Algorithms help predict how students, faculty and institutions can succeed, but the data they rely on can harm stakeholders, data scientist Cathy O'Neil said during a recent online conference.