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Carnegie Mellon U. launches cybersecurity master's program in D.C.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The new program, headed by former U.S. Chief Information Security Officer Gregory Touhill, is designed to train a new generation of talent not only technically, but in business and management skills.

New website indexes free edtech resources during health crisis

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Following mass school closures, a new database makes it easy to find dozens of free and discounted edtech resources for students and teachers.

Illinois Tech announces 'college of computing' for all students

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The new college is designed to teach computational and analytical skills to students of all majors, not only those studying computer science.

Penn State New Kensington announces new digital innovation lab

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The new facility is hoped to support collaboration between industry and academia, and host entrepreneurial training, events and community outreach activities.

Purdue University joins Space ISAC for research, workforce development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Purdue is the first university to join the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center to help protect assets and infrastructure in space.

MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.

Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.

Cyber training center at USC Aiken to receive $15M

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The facility being built on the South Carolina university campus is tied to one of five Army National Guard cyber battalions.

Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.