Tags higher education

University of Michigan plans new school of technology and innovation

by Betsy Foresman • 1 day ago

The new school, slated to open in fall 2021, is to prepare students for emerging jobs in technology-related fields.

Freshmen enrolling in college during the pandemic have an alternative

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

An online semester combined with a study abroad program offers students a low-cost alternative to enrolling at a traditional university, says Verto Education.

The future of identity, security and virtual learning in higher ed

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

As universities plan for more virtual learning, multi-factor and passwordless security will take on greater importance against new security threats.

UC Berkeley names new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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