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University IT teams shrank during pandemic, but security positions grew

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

University IT teams are getting smaller, even beyond the shock of the pandemic, according to new data from Educause.

How higher ed IT leaders are dealing with burnout

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

On this week's episode of the Cutting EDge, senior higher ed IT leaders talk about how they support their employees during rough times.

Universities can't expect to grow cyber workforce with 'antiquated methods'

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

At the Hack the Capitol conference, speakers said filling out the cyber workforce can't wait for everyone to complete an advanced degree.

Interest in cloud architecture, art history exploding on Udemy

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

Cloud architecture, Dynatrace and art history are the fastest-growing education trends, according to the online learning platform Udemy.

Want to be a university CIO? Educause 'Pathways' website shows how

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Educause's "Pathways" website charts four paths for higher education technology professionals, each with planning resources and advice.

University cyber range in Arizona opens its doors

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Ottawa University in Arizona's new cyber range is helping students, but the school's offering training to government and businesses too.

Virginia Tech and Amazon to collaborate on machine learning research, fellowships

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

The “Initiative for Efficient and Robust Machine Learning” aims to produce more students with skills in machine learning.

Google announces $100 million fund for students earning online career certificates

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

The Google Career Certificates Fund covers program entry fees and can provide support for other costs, like childcare and transportation.

Dakota State U. to open $50 million cybersecurity applied research lab

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

The Sioux Falls lab is designed to keep cybersecurity graduates in state and attract federal cybersecurity work.