Tags Stanford University

To close equity gaps, Stanford launches digital education office

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

A new initiative in partnership with the National Education Equity Lab is targeting under-resourced high schools across the country.

VR in universities a welcome addition, but not yet 'plug-and-play'

by Ryan Johnston • 7 months ago

Professors experimenting with VR in their classrooms report positive initial results, but they say creating the content is still a lot of work.

Stolen Stanford data leaked after Accellion breach

by Benjamin Freed • 8 months ago

"I think we can probably expect to see more" universities to see data stolen by malicious actors, Stanford student and cybersecurity researcher Jack Cable said.

Nonprofit donated more than 400 computers to homeless students

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

A student-led nonprofit called Bridging Tech has been providing refurbished computers to homeless K-12 students during the pandemic.

Stanford's 'Club Cardinal' game gave students a virtual hangout

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Though the university's physical campus remains closed, a new virtual campus paired with a social network is being embraced by students and administrators, who may adopt it as an official planning platform.

Universities, professors to take spotlight at SXSW EDU 2020

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

From AI to blockchain, student experience to student data, education leaders head to Austin, Texas, this March to uncover the latest innovations.

Stanford's 'QuizBot' helps students retain 25 percent more information

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Backed by an artificial intelligence named "Frosty the penguin," a new chatbot was shown to encourage longer study periods and raise quiz scores.

Software flaw allows Stanford students to view Social Security numbers, applications of other students

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Standardized test scores, personal essays, home addresses, criminal status and financial aid information were also viewable.

Wi-Fi on game day becomes a must-have for college football stadiums

by Ryan Johnston • 4 years ago

Officials from three universities — Notre Dame, Nebraska and Stanford — explain the hows and whys of their connected athletic facilities.