Tags higher education

Using 'USB Killer,' former student fries $58,000 in college computer equipment

by Betsy Foresman • 5 hours ago

An alumnus of The College of St. Rose destroyed 66 computers, monitors and digital podiums using a device he bought online.

U. Pittsburgh names Mark Henderson as new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

Henderson will succeed Pitt's current CIO, who retired in February after 40 years at the university.

St. Louis universities build consortium for cybersecurity students

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

For supporting students and building relationships with industry, the group's members say they can do more together than they could have alone.

How universities can innovate their way to a smart-campus ecosystem

by Michael Mathews • 4 days ago

It starts by putting students at the center of the design model, explains Michael L. Mathews, CIO at Oral Roberts University.

Reading from screens hurts comprehension, research finds

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

New research indicates paper has the edge when it comes to understanding the material, but digital media remains easier to distribute and carry.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.

Emotet malware shut down classes for two days at Tennessee college

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Columbia State Community College's networks and devices were forced offline after an employee opened a malicious email earlier this month.

Calculus video game boosted test pass rates say Texas A&M researchers

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Playing a custom-built video game was shown to significantly improve test scores in introductory calculus classes.

University retention is falling, but data interventions can help

by Andrew Geant • 2 months ago

Commentary: Andrew Geant, co-founder and CEO of online tutoring company Wyzant, shows how technology can help schools support students proactively.