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Five things you should do at Educause Annual Conference 2019

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Book a braindate or brush up on your innovation skills. There are more than 300 sessions scheduled for this year's premier edtech event.

Who can make sense of the U.S.'s 738,000 credentials?

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

A new report from Credential Engine found the number of credentials is growing fast, but the value and relevance of each one remains unclear.

Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.

For Virginia Tech's transportation woes, e-scooters could do the trick

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

With heavy traffic and parking in short supply, the university will deploy a fleet of 300 scooters and begin collecting data in a new pilot.

Autonomous delivery robots roll onto 100 university campuses

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Starship Technologies received $40 million in new funding, which it says it will use to expand to university campuses across the United States.

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

by Katya Schwenk • 2 months 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 months 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 • 2 months 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 • 3 months ago

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