Tags higher education

More schools are buying mobile 'panic buttons' for shooter scenarios

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

Oklahoma schools are among the latest to invest in the technology, spending $3 million on a mobile platform to be used by more than 500 districts.

Ellucian vulnerability was not behind recent university cyberattacks

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

The Education Department has released an updated notice providing new information on the widespread attacks against universities reported last month.

How technology boosts U. of Michigan's education abroad program

by Amy Conger • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: University administrator Amy Conger says cross-campus collaboration and tech are allowing the growing program to thrive.

Why every university needs an insider threat program

by Joanna Grama • 4 weeks ago

Commentary: Most higher education institutions hold sensitive data, but don't have insider threat programs. Joanna Lyn Grama says they should.

Universities are expanding cybersecurity education to meet broad demand

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Programs like San Diego State University's degree in cybersecurity management highlight a growing demand for interdisciplinary cybersecurity skills.

Database of 7 million syllabi pulls back the curtain on higher ed

by Katya Schwenk • 1 month ago

Course data from 2,500 universities is revealing the most-taught literature and other trends in a revamped tool made at Columbia University.

Educational video games immerse art students at Arizona State

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Students learn about 15th century Italy and 19th century Paris to broaden their views of art history beyond the paintings those eras left behind.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.

Pearson goes 'digital first' on higher ed textbooks

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The publisher says it's stepping away from the "lengthy and expensive" process of updating physical textbooks.