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UC Berkeley names new CIO
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.