While a handful of higher ed institutions are now accepting cryptocurrencies for tuition payments, the trend has yet to take off at most universities for reasons such as environmental impacts and market volatility.
University staff were scrambling Tuesday to re-key entrances to student dorms and residence halls while PG&E investigated possible fire damage to its systems near Emerald Hills. College of San Mateo also lost power.
Since winning a $10 million investment last July, Ada Developers Academy has expanded to four other locations nationwide, primarily serving women, people of color, LGBTQ+ and low-income students.
The Chicago Quantum Exchange this week unveiled a network for sharing information between four universities and two national laboratories that could produce breakthroughs in cybersecurity, medicine and climate change.
In a Thursday panel at the Learning Impact Conference in Nashville, tech executives and higher ed officials discussed ways to help connect students to careers through programming and credential sharing.
The state's budget will allot more than $26 million to colleges for advanced manufacturing and skilled trades training hubs, capital improvements and community projects like broadband expansion efforts.
The University of South Florida's Global and National Security Institute will train state and local government employees, as well as businesses, to defend critical infrastructure from cyber threats.
In a Wednesday panel at the Learning Impact Conference in Nashville, ed-tech executives discussed what educators will come to expect in the years ahead, and the roles of professional development and user-centered design.
In a Tuesday panel, “Technology and the College Experience: How Institutions Can Exceed Learner Expectations,” product managers from Anthology, D2L and Turnitin discussed potentials and pitfalls of emerging technologies.
Available on campus or online, a Bachelor of Science program aims to help meet high demand for professionals in the field. UW-Stout also offers a minor, two certificates and two concentrations related to cybersecurity.
The new degree program will start in fall 2023 to meet growing demand for computer science professionals. The number of jobs in the cybersecurity industry is expected to grow by more than 30 percent in the next decade.
1EdTech's Learning Impact Conference kicked off Monday with a panel, “Achieving Curriculum and Instructional Equity at Scale,” in which K-12 and college administrators discussed inequities facing underserved students.
An apparent explosion Sunday morning caused a power outage at Montana Technological University, prompting the institution to shut down its data center for a time and use generators to support essential systems on campus.
Complementing online coursework and extracurricular activities through the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, high school juniors toured engineering and science labs at the University of Idaho this week.
Cybersecurity programs such as the online one at Western Governors University have seen growing interest from military personnel looking for flexible IT training, either for their current roles or after their service.
Politicians and other local leaders are calling on the California legislature to approve funding for a facility to train Riverside Community College District students in areas such as cybersecurity and automotive tech.