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Stolen Stanford data leaked after Accellion breach

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks 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 • 4 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 • 8 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 3 years ago

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

Stanford official resigns after failing to disclose 2016 data breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

The breach, which was discovered by a student, included private employee information and details from student financial aid applications.